the West Cornwall Go Club presents...

Penzance Go Tournament 2018

Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th September

The Lugger Inn, The Promenade, Penzance

Please note we are at the Lugger again this year.

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Saturday AM: A teaching event will take place on Saturday morning, from 10:00 to 12:30. This may include game analysis (so please bring your recorded games). Cost: 5 (con 2).

Saturday PM: A rapid handicap tournament for the Dominic Taylor trophy.
Several rounds of 20min each, sudden death.
Entry 8 (concessionary rate 4).

Registration 1:15 ... 1:30
Round 1 1:45 ... 2:35
Round 2 2:45 ... etc

Those who wish, can carry on playing informally through the evening.

Sunday: A three round, A rated, McMahon tournament for the 'Devon Go Stone' (on loan from the Devon Go Club)
65min each and 20 stones in 5min overtime.
Entry 17 (con 8) including lunch.

Registration 9:30 ... 9:45
Round 1 10:00 ... 12:30
Lunch 12:30 ... 1:15
Round 2 1:15 ... 3:45
Round 3 4:00 ... 6:30
Prizegiving 6:45 ... 7:00

Before and After: Please let us know if you plan be in Cornwall before or after the tournament and would like to play go. Our normal club night is Thursday and the Mid Cornwall club meets on Tuesday.



There is a train leaving London Paddington on Saturday morning at 7:30 which arrives in Penzance at 13.25, which is a bit tight for the rapid tournament. Please let us know if you are coming on this train and we will delay the start for you. Trains leaving Penzance on Sunday evening arrive in Paddington rather late, though there are sleepers available.

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If you have a transport problem please let us know and we'll try to arrange a lift. Please let us know IF YOU ARE COMING BY CAR and can offer someone a lift.

Here is a map showing the location of the Lugger Inn, which fronts on the Promenade. Limited parking is available in front of the hotel. You can also park along the Promenade and there is a Pay-and-Display carpark at the end.


A buffet lunch will be provided on Sunday and a supply of tea/coffee on both days. There is a varied menu available in the Lugger Inn in the evening and Penzance in general has plenty of eating places.


Please use the Online Entry Form

Or POST to: F.J.Culmer, Rose-in-Vale, Gweek, Helston, Cornwall. TR12 7AD. Please include:

* Fees:

Non BGA members add 1.50/day

The concessionary rate is for anyone who can't afford the full rate. Conversely, wealthy students or pensioners please pay the full rate. Both rates include lunch on Sunday and some tea or coffee on both days.

Late Entry:

Better late than never ... just do your best.
There will be no compulsory byes or late entry penalties.

John Culmer 01326 573167 email (johnculmer AT btinternet DOT com)

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