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2012-03-17 Expert: Alexander Dinerchtein Rate: (0)

The Collegiate Go League

The Collegiate Go League (CGL) is the first competitive league for university Go clubs, hosted on the KGS Go Server, in the Collegiate Go League club room. Every other week on Saturdays at 1pm EST / 10am PST, school Go clubs field a team of five players who compete. Games are handicapped, and after the matches, strong players will be available to review games, giving a chance for kyu and dan-level players alike to improve and meet other players in the collegiate Go community.

Current participating schools include: Brown, Brandeis, MIT, Northeastern, Cornell, Princeton, U-Michigan, and U-Maryland.  They are looking to add more teams, and would love for you to join! Next match is March 17th. You can find out more about the tournament by going to

Match Format: A match refers to a set of five games between two schools. Each school will field five players. The five players from each team will play each other, sorted from strongest to weakest. The match will be won by the school who wins best of the five boards.

Team Format: Each school will nominate a team captain, who will maintain a roster of active team members. These team members should be active members of the club. There is no limit to the number of people on a roster, although only five team members may represent a school in a match. People are eligible to compete for a college club if they are active members of the club.

Game settings: 30m main time, 5x30second byo-yomi, Chinese Ruleset with 7.5 points komi, unrated, handicapped according to KGS ratings, no undos. A moderator will be on hand to resolve any disputes/conflicts.
Season 1 Game Dates: Saturdays, Feb 4rd, Feb 18th, Mar 3rd, Mar 17th, Mar 31st, Apr 14th, Apr 28th.

Game Time: Games start at 1pm EST, and should end by 3pm EST. Please arrive half an hour earlier than the match start, to minimize delays.


Robert M Gogo
2012-03-18 05:03
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