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January KGS+ Tournament, Asian/European daytime Open division (Winner: Vortex)

Welcome to the January KGS Plus tournament!

Swiss style, Simultaneous Schedule. This tournament uses the Swiss pairing system. The time settings are 37 minutes Main time plus 10 Byo yomi periods of 10 seconds (37m + 10s x 10) , 1 round every 90min. Five rounds total, 3 rounds on the first day, 2 rounds on the second day. Prizes are given out every round, so even if you don't think you can win your division, you still have a chance at getting a prize!

Important: Conditions for tournament entry:

The 2K and under Handicap division players:

Please respect your opponents, and don't ask for a Bye when there are less than 8 players remaining.


Sponsored by KGS and Kiseido


Swiss style, Simultaneous Schedule.


  1. The winners of the Kyu divisions will get a $25 gift certificate each from Kiseido, and 1 month of free KGS Plus.
  2. The winner of the Asian/European daytime Open division will get 3 months of free KGS Plus.
  3. The winner of the American daytime Open division will get a $22 gift certificate from Kiseido, and 1 month of free KGS Plus.
  4. The runner-up of each division and the best Kyu in the Open divisions will get 1 month of free KGS Plus.
  5. Each round, 1 week of free KGS Plus will be awarded at random.