On April 7th and 8th, the ACGA will be holding its first workshop weekend at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Chinese Professional 1p Stephanie Mingming Yin will be conducting a workshop for players of all levels. Participants will be split into two sections, dan and kyu, to play friendly games. Then Stephanie will review your games in a workshop setting.
- 9-10AM: Registration
- 9:30-10:30AM: Q&A with Stephanie
- 10:30-11:40AM: Intermediate level, Go Theory
- 11:50AM-1PM: Intermediate-Advanced level, Opening Theory
- 1-2PM: Lunch Break
- 2-3:30PM: Advanced level, Strategy and Positional Judgment
- 3:40-5:40PM: Stephanie will review two of her tournament games
- 5:40-6PM: Q&A with Stephanie
We will host a tournament with an open division (4d+), and two handicapped divisions - a dan division, and a kyu division. The tournament will have four rounds, and will start promptly at 10am, ending around 6pm. (Registration/check-in starts at 9:30.) Tournament rules are as follows:
- 30 minutes main time, 25 stones/5 minutes Canadian byo-yomi overtime
- Ing ruleset, with 7.5 points komi.
- AGA membership not required
- Handicapped kyu division: 1k and down (may be adjusted depending on turnout)
- Handicapped dan division: 1d-4d (may be adjusted depending on turnout)
- Open dan division: 4d+, no handicaps.
We will have cash prizes of $100 and $50 for top two places in the Open division, and $50, $25 for top two places in both Dan and Kyu divisions.
Events start promptly at 10am. Breakfast will be provided on both days. Pricing for non-students will be $20 for the workshop, $15 for the tournament, or $30 combo for both days. College students can participate both days at no charge. Location of the event is the Whittaker Building, room 154, or 56-154 in MIT-lingo.Campus Map