Last year

GO club Blansko and Ulita club

in cooperation with Czech Go Association

invites you to

XI. International Go Tournament in Blansko

28th February - 1st March 2015,

part of Czech Prix and Goban league


Place: Blansko is located 30 km north of Brno in the Czech Republic (100 km from Wien). The playing site is Masaryk school, Rodkovskeho street (next to the wooden church in the centre of the town, see the map)


System: Open to all players, even games, 5 rounds, MacMahon, time limit 75 minutes + byoyomi 15 stones per 5 minutes or 30 sec per move, komi 6.5 points.


Final order criteria: MacMahon, SOS, SOSOS, mutual game.


Director: Jaroslav Jiruse


What we offer besides good prizes: 1. team competition 2. gym room for relaxation 3. board games at playing site 4. tea room.


Friday 27/2 18:00 - 22:00 Registration
Saturday 28/2 8:00 - 9:45 Registration
9:45 Opening
10:00 - 20:00 1 - 3 rounds
Sunday 1/3 8:30 - 15:30 4 - 5 rounds
16:00 Closing ceremony, prize-giving


Prizes: For first five places, best 1 dan, 1-2 kyu, 3 kyu and lower, players with 5 or 4 points, and best team. Guaranteed prize money minimaly 20 thousand CZK. Minimum financial prizes (25 CZK is approx. 1 EUR):

1st place5 000 CZK (200 EUR)
2nd place3 500 CZK
3rd place2 500 CZK
4th place2 000 CZK
5th place1 500 CZK
Best 1 dan600 CZK
Best kyu600 CZK
Best 3 kyu and lower600 CZK


Team competition: Players from one club can form 4-member teams (more teams from one club are possible but every player in just one team). The team with most wins will be awarded.


Options of accompanied entertainment: school gym-room for various games (please, take appropriate shoes); possible trips to caves and abyss of Moravian Carst on Sunday.



Entry fee (please, register until 24th February):

Children up to 12 years free, 20 kyu 100 CZK (approx. 4 EUR), youth up to 18 years 200 CZK (approx. 8 EUR), others 250 CZK (approx. 10 EUR)

Registered after 24th February +50 CZK.



in school for 50 CZK per night in own sleeping-bag.

or in hotels: cheap Probe, standard Macocha, style guest house U Rechu, Sypka or excellent cooking U Golema


Food: Buffet at place, restaurants in the neighbourhood up to 10 minutes by walk.


Application (as soon as possible): Jarek Jiruse; email: jiruse(at)email.cz; mobile +420 774 220 573

On-line registration


Organizer: Go club Blansko.


Map of Blansko:

By train: Direct connection from Brno, station "Blansko-město", 10 minutes by walk.

By car: Blansko is situated 30 km north of Brno. After entering the town, go along the main road, on the ring-road to the right and the third street to the left. The Masaryk school is at a quiet place next to the wooden church.