2013 Cotsen Go Open and 2nd AGA Pro Prelim

We are looking forward to seeing you all at the 2013 Cotsen Go Open. Please arrive by 9 am or earlier for registration. If you are not registered by 9:30, you will not be allowed to play in the first game.

Online registration for this tournament is now closed. Please come early on October 26th in order to register on-site. Registration opens at 8:00 am.

WHAT: 2013 Cotsen Go Open and 2nd AGA Pro Prelim, open to all ranks, except where noted.
All games will be AGA rated, and will be run under the AGA go rules.
WHEN: Saturday and Sunday, October 26th, 27th
WHERE:  Korean Cultural Center
5505 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90036


Dividends of $1,500 will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd & 3rd place go clubs that have the most points overall in the tournament (8 points for every 1st place finish, 4 points for 2nd, 2 points for 3rd, and 1 point for each player entered). Sandbaggers will be drawn and quartered!

$1,000 for 1st place, $300 for 2nd place, $200 for 3rd place.

The more support (players) a club receives, the greater their chance in winning the above prizes.

If you know very few members from your go club will be attending, you may support another go club to assist them in winning the go club prize. You do not need to be a member of a specific go club to support a go club.


Saturday, October 26th, 2013
8:00am - 9:30am:Registration
9:30am - 10:00am:Rules discussion
10:00am:First game begins
12:00pm:Lunch break
1:00pm:Second game begins
3:00pm:Third game begins
If you are not signed in by 9:30am you will not be allowed to play in the first game.
Sunday, October 27th, 2013
8:00am:Pro game and analysis
12:00pm:Fourth game begins
1:30pm:Lunch break
2:30pm:Final game begins
5:00pm:Awards ceremony
If you are not signed in by 11:00am you will not be allowed to play in the fourth game.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Samantha Davis at CotsenGoTournament2013@gmail.com.


Refunds are the reward for attending both days and will only be given out to the depositor in person. If you register the day of the event, you will be refunded $15 out of the $25. All information must be received by October 21st to be considered pre-registered.

Only those people who pre-register will qualify for the free lunch and full cash refund.

Cotsen Open: $20 with pre-registration, $25 on day of registration.
Cotsen Handicap: $20 with pre-registration, $25 on day of registration.

To pre-register, simply fill in the form below and click the Submit button. You will receive a confirmation email. If you prefer to pre-register by mail, print out the form and mail it along with your check to:

     AGA Cotsen Open
     1880 Veteran Avenue #310
     Los Angeles, CA 90025

Make checks payable to "AGA Cotsen Open".

Please bring your own clock if possible as we may be short.

If you will be driving to the event, please read this very important parking information:

Parking will be at Standard Parking, 5455 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90036
There will be an attendant with a sign that says "COTSEN". The fee for parking is $5. Please have exact change. Saturday you must take your car out of the lot by 6 pm.
The parking is right around the corner from the Korean Cultural Center. See this map.

Pre-registration is now closed. Please arrive early and allow extra time for onsite registration.

Questions? Contact Samantha Davis at CotsenGoTournament2013@gmail.com.