Pisa International Go Tournament, 6-8 March 2015

figg small blackLogo Go Club ToscanaGoFederazione Italiana Gioco Go and ToscanaGo are proud to host the European Pro Qualification 2015, where 16 among the strongest European players will compete to become the 3rd and 4th European professional player, after Pavol Lisy and Ali Jabarin.



The Pisa International Go Tournament 2015 (Pisa-IGT 2015) is a side event to the Pro Qualification. It is a class A tournament, with 6 rounds of 90' main + 3x30'' byoyomi. It will be played from 6th to 8th March 2015, 2 rounds per day. Guo Juan is kindly sponsoring this tournament by offering some of the minor prizes.

Both the events will take place at Stazione Leopolda in Pisa, Italy.

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Pisa-IGT 2015 prizes
Trofei 1st place 450€
2nd place 300€
3rd place 200€
4th and 5th place 100€ each
5 or 6 wins Book/Gadget
...and many other minor prizes to come!

 

Pisa-IGT 2015 registration
Fill this Google registration form to register.
Don't forget to pay the registration fee: the sooner the cheaper! To pay, click the Go stones in the table below.
Check the Pisa-IGT 2015 participant list (reload the page if you can't see your name).

 

Pisa-IGT 2015 registration fee
 AdultUnder 18/Weaker than 14kTime limit

Early fee 25€ 12.5€ Payment received before 20 January 2015

Normal fee 30€ 15€ Payment received before 10 February 2015
Late fee 35€ 17.5€ Payment received before 3 March 2015
On site fee
Payment received after 3 March 2015
2-days only fee
For 2 days only, no time limit (see notes)
1-day only fee
For 1 day only, no time limit (see notes)


If PayPal is not an option, the registration fee can be paid by wire transfer to the following bank account:
  • Name: Federazione Italiana Gioco Go
  • IBAN: IT89P0856225300000010842912
  • BIC (aka SWIFT Code): BCCFIT33

Both for PayPal and wire transfer, please remember to state name, email and type of fee in the "reason for payment" field (example: "John Doe, Questo indirizzo email è protetto dagli spambots. È necessario abilitare JavaScript per vederlo., 1 full and 2 reduced").

 

 

Notes on registration fee
The last birthdate to be eligible for the "Under 18" rate is 8 March 1997,  (6, 7 and 8 March are fine, as a birthday present :-).
The "Weaker than 14k" rate takes into account the EGD GoR at the registration time: if your GoR is less than or equal to 649 when you register, you get the "Weaker than 14k" rate. If you don't have a GoR at registration time, the reduced rate will depend on your registration rank.
Payment received after 3 March 2015, 11:59PM, will be considered as on site payment.
The payment for 2 days or 1 day can be done on site, at the tournament desk. In any case, please register to the tournament.

 

Accommodation
We reserved the whole Five Roses Bed & and Breakfast from 5 to 8 March 2015. The price is 31.50€ person per night, breakfast and local taxes included. Refer to the Go tournament, or use the code "Pisa-IGT 2015" when booking, otherwise they will tell you that there are no rooms left! It is 3 minutes walking time from the tournament site.
Hostel Pisa is the cheapest place you can find: at the time of writing a place in a dorm costs 15.40€ per night on booking.com (plus local taxes, add 1€ person per night). It is 6 minutes walking time from the tournament site.
The following hotels are located in Pisa downtown. This means that they are "far" from the tournament site: in Pisa scale, "far" means 15-20 minutes walking time.

 

Links
Pisa Free WiFi. Register at this service to access free WiFi on tournament site and in Pisa!
Pisa Airport
Trenitalia
Taxi
The official website of Tuscany Tourism office
The official website of Pisa province Tourism office
Something to print: Pisa map, Pisa restricted traffic area, Pisa main bus line, Pisa city guide

 

Local organizers
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2nd European Pro Qualification 2015: schedule

  March
6 March
09:30-13:30 Opening/1st round
12:00-13:30 Pro commentary
16:00-20:00 2nd round
18:30-20:00 Pro commentary

7 March
09:30-13:30 3rd round
12:00-13:30 Pro commentary
16:30-20:30 4th round
19:00-20:30 Pro commentary
20:45-
Social dinner

8 March
09:00-13:00 5th round
11:30-13:00 Pro commentary
15:00-19:00 6th round
17:30-19:00 Pro commentary
19:00-
Closing/Social dinner 2.0

Pisa International Go Tournament 2015: schedule

  March
6 March
09:00-10:30 Registration
11:00-14:30 1st round
14:30-15:30 Lunch break
15:30-19:00 2nd round
19:00-20:00 End of 2nd round Pro Qualification
21:00-23:00 Italian Annual General Meeting

7 March
10:00-13:30 3rd round
13:30-14:30 Lunch break
14:30-18:00 4th round
18:00-20:30 End of 4th round Pro Qualification
20:45- Social dinner

8 March
09:30-13:00 5th round
13:00-14:00 Lunch break
14:00-17:30 6th round
18:00-18:30 Prize giving
18:30-19:00 End of 6th round Pro Qualification
19:00- Closing/Social dinner 2.0

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