Our mission is to increase awareness of the game of Go in Cyprus and build a strong Go community.

We are happy to show you how to play

Welcome to our web site. We would like to spread Go, a beautiful game, all over Cyprus. We host weekly meetings to enjoy Go. We play, we teach, we learn. We meet at Arabica Cafe in Nicosia every Saturday, starting around 5:30pm. We look forward to meeting you.

Confucius Institute Go Cup 2017

The Cyprus Go Association, in cooperate with UCY Confucius Institute, is organizing a 1-day tournament on Saturday 23rd of September at University of Cyprus Campus.
This is an open McMahon tournament, with 4 rounds played as follows:
10:00 - 11:30 Round 1
11:30 - 13:00 Round 2
14:00-15:30 Round 3
15:30 - 17:00 Round 4
Japanese rules with 30 minutes thinking time and 3 periods of 30
seconds byo yomi. The tournament is planned as an EGF Class B
tournament, and results will be submitted to be included in the EGF
ratings. Registration fee is €10.

Summer Go Tournament

The Cyprus Go Association is organizing a 1-day tournament on Saturday
17th June at Tehnis Dromena Gallery Strovolos (53 Arch. Kyprianou Str, 2059 Strovolos Nicosia)

This is an open McMahon tournament, with 4 rounds played as follows:
10:00 - 11:30 Round 1
11:30 - 13:00 Round 2
14:00-15:30 Round 3
15:30 - 17:00 Round 4

Japanese rules with 30 minutes thinking time and 3 periods of 30
seconds byo yomi. The tournament is planned as an EGF Class B
tournament, and results will be submitted to be included in the EGF
ratings. Registration fee is €10.

Spring Go Tournament

The Cyprus Go Association is organising a day tournament on Saturday
18 March at the Cyprus - China Art, Culture and Education Centre, in
Nicosia (3 Pente Pigadion, 1076 Nicosia):

This is an open McMahon tournament, with 4 rounds played as follows:

10:00 - 11:30 Round 1
11:30 - 13:00 Round 2
14:00-15:30 Round 3
15:30 - 17:00 Round 4

Japanese rules with 30 minutes thinking time and 3 periods of 30
seconds byo yomi. The tournament is planned as an EGF Class C
tournament, and results will be submitted to be included in the EGF
ratings.

Cyprus Go Championship 2016

The Cyprus Go Championship will be on the weekend 22-23 October. It will be a 5-round McMahon tournament and will take place at Arabica Cafe, Perikleous 62, Strovolos 2021, Cyprus. Please pre-register by email to info@cyprus-go.org, to allow us to better organise the event. Participation fee: €10

Saturday 22 October
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Registration 9:30-10:00
Round 1 - 10:30-12:00
Round 2 - 13:00 - 14:3010
Round 3 - 15:00-16:30

Sunday 23 October
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Round 4 - 10:30 - 12:00
Round 5 - 13:00 - 14:30
Award ceremony - 15:00 - 15:30

Confucius Institute Go Cup

The CGA is organising Confucius Institute Go Cup Tournament on 23rd May, with the support of Confucius Institute at University of Cyprus. This will be a 4-round single-day tournament and will take place at the University of Cyprus campus, in Room 101, SFC-03 (click for map with the building marked).

Registration is free, and prizes will be awarded to the top 3 players. Pre-registration is recommended, by contacting info@cyprus-go.org or 99316864.

Ladder

In order to promote GO CGA is organizing a ladder tournament.

The rules are as follows,

1. The initial ranking is based on EGF ratings, as posted on www.europeangodatabase.eu as at the start of the ladder games.
2. Anyone can join the ladder at any given time (a new joiner is placed at the bottom of the ladder)
3. A game is initiated by a person challenging someone in a better position of the ladder
4. If the challenger wins the game he moves to the position of the challenged, pushing the challenged and anyone below by one position down

Go workshop @UCY

The Confucius Institute at the University of Cyprus, in collaboration with the Cyprus Go Association (CGA), are organising a presentation/workshop with the theme "Discover Go: the game for a lifetime". The workshop will be held at Wed 25th Feb 2015 @ Room 010, Building 7, new campus UCY

Members of CGA will give a presentation and explain the rules of Go. The participants will then have a chance to play the game.
For Participation please contact: confucius@ucy.ac.cy before 22th Feb.

For more info
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Results of Cyprus Go Championship 2014

Nicholas Roussons wins the 2014 Go Championship. The Championship tournament held at Ugbar on 22-23 of November 2014. Nicholas wins all his 5 games. The 2nd place was taken by Nurman Aylach with 4 wins losing only to Nicholas at 4rth round. The 3rd place was taken by Dimitris Katsouris.

A Total of 7 players participate in the tournament. Defending Champion Dimitris Regginos did not participate due other unexpected obligation.

Cyprus Go Championship at 22-23 November 2014 at Uqbar

The Cyprus Go Championship will be on the weekend 22-23 November. It will be a 5-round McMahon tournament and will take place at Oktana/Uqbar, 6 Aristides Street, Nicosia. Please pre-register by email to info@cyprus-go.org, to allow us to better organise the event.

Saturday 22 November
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Registration 10:00-10:45
Round 1 - 11:30-13:00
Round 2 - 14:00 - 15:30
Round 3 - 16:00-17:30

Sunday 23 November
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Round 4 - 14:00 - 15:30
Round 5 - 16:00 - 17:30

We look forward to having you participate and enjoy this tournament.

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