Eurasia Go Cup
Main Tournament Regulations
Tournament name: Eurasia Go Cup 2023
Host: Kazakhstan Go Federation/Astana International Finance Centre
Support: Polymetal, AIFC
Venue: EXPO 2017 Business Centre. Location: Mangilik El av’ 55/14, Astana, Kazakhstan.

The following players are eligible to participate in Eurasia Go Cup 2023:
- the 16 players both professional and strong amateur
- 3 players from China, 3 players from South Korea, 3 players from Japan, 2 players from East Asia and Oceania, 1 player from America, 3 players From Europe,
- 1 player nominated by Kazakhstan Go Federation (KGF) President (wildcard).

Registration is opened till 15 April 2023. Players do not pay entry fee.
Eurasia Go Cup Schedule
Main Tournament Regulations
Tournament are played according to the Japanese rules. Knock out system, four rounds.
Time control
110 minutes + boyomi 3 periods per 60 seconds, 1 round per day.

Pairings and draw for colors
Pairings will be done by the draw during Opening Ceremony. Colors – decided by nigiri.

Accommodation and travel expenses
Accommodation with full board in a standard room (4-star hotel minimum) for 5 nights shall be offered by the Organiser:
  • for 16 players;
  • for 3 team leaders of Chinese, Japanese and Korean teams.
Travel expenses (economy class by air or train) are compensated by the Organiser for 16 players and for 3 team leaders.

Tournament officers for international affairs

Natalia Kovaleva e-mail:

Alexander Dinershtein e-mail:

Kazakhstan Go Federation:
President – Yerlan Baimukhatedov
Secretary – Damir Ganeyev
Distribution of prizes in USD before taxes
The prize money shall be paid by direct banker’s order drawn in USD, net of taxes. Within fourteen working days after completion of the event and receiving of player’s bank details, KGF shall transfer players’ prize money to his or her bank account. In case if the transfer fails because of wrong bank details, the amount of fifty (50) USD shall be deducted from the second transfer in order to cover additional bank charges.
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