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November KGS+ Daytime 1 Tournament (Winner: Vortex)

19×19 McMahon, Simultaneous Schedule, No Handicap. The bars are set at 2k and 1k: so at the beginning, there will be a super dan and 1k group, a 2k group, and a group with the other kyu. Remember, this is McMahon, meaning sandbaggers will have a lower score! So there will be few chances to get a 30k paired to a 9d! The system will pair the strong player together and the 2k- together, at least in the first rounds! If you don't like McMahon system, please don't join!

Some non-KGS Plus members are allowed (40 to division 1, 20 to division 2). KGS Plus members who fullfill the conditions below are always welcome.

This McMahon tourney is limited to regular rated games players on KGS:

People who do not fullfill those conditions but register anyway may be disqualified anytime (before the tournament starts, during a game, during a round, or even once all the rounds are over). A disqualified player will have no prize and won't be allowed to enter upcoming tourneys.

IMPORTANT: you are allowed to attend only one division (out of the 2 ones). The Tournament Director for this tournament is the admin glue.


Sponsored by KGS, Kiseido, AyGoSchool AyGoSchool and the Korean-style insei league Korean-style league.


McMahon (bars at 2k and 1k), Simultaneous Schedule.


  1. The winner of the daytime 2 division will get one free korean-style insei league place for a month.
  2. The winner of the daytime 1 division will get a $36 gift certificate from Kiseido, and a 50% entry free discount for one month in the korean-style insei league.
  3. The runner-up of each division gets a teaching game with a teacher from the AyGoSchool.
  4. The 3rd place winners of each division get a $18 gift certificate from Kiseido.
  5. Any undefeated players (6 wins) and the above players will also get 1 free month of KGS Plus.
  6. Each round, 1 week of free KGS Plus will be awarded at random.