10th Japanese Consul General Cup in Düsseldorf

Registration | Participants

Japanese Consulate General, Go-Association of North Rhine-Westphalia and Go-Club of Düsseldorf cordially invite to 10th Japanese Consul General Cup Düsseldorf on 12th/13th of November 2016 in Düsseldorf


Cecilien-Gymnasium, Schorlemerstraße 99, 40547 Düsseldorf
(abundant parking space)


5 Rounds McMahon with 45 Minutes
Byoyomi 15 Stones in 5 Minutes, 
Komi 6.5 Points 
Pairing according to EGF-Rating


Winner: Flight ticket to Japan sponsored by Japan Airlines (JAL)
Material vouchers sponsored by Go-Association of North Rhine-Westphalia
Various prizes sponsored by Japanese Consulate General Düsseldorf


  Main Tournament 13x13 Side Tournament
Saturday, 12. November
11:30 End of Registration
12:00 Opening: Taiko Kids and Opening Speece
12:30 Lecture: "Lee Sedol vs. Alpha Go" by Ohashi Hirofumi 6p
13:00 Round 1  
15:30 Round 2  
18:00 Round 3  
Sunday, 13. November
10:00 Round 4 Start of 13x13-Tournament
13:00 Round 5  
14:45 - 
  End of 13x13-Tournament
15:30 Price giving


This year is special as we celebrate the 10th anniversary. Participants and viewers can expect a diverse
side programme and here are some highlights: Professional player Hirofumi Ohashi (6p) from the Nihon Ki-in will be present, the group Taiko Kids (Japanese drums) will be at the opening ceremony and a beginner Japanese lecture will be offered at the end of the tournament.

Professional Player: Hirofumi Ohashi (6p)

Saturday November 12
12h30 - 13h00: Quick Lecture about Lee Sedol vs. Alpha Go
Round 1 & 2: Comments and analysis for your games. 
Round 3: Live-Comment on the Top Game

Sunday November 13
Round 4: Comments and analysis for your games, as well as simultaneous games
Round 5: Live-Comment on the Top Game

13x13 Turnier

On Sunday 13th of November a youth tournament will be played on the 13x13 board. It is organized by German go teacher Helmut Heidrich and all information can be found on his Website


Participation is without any fee