Ganztagsgymnasium Klosterschule
Westphalensweg 7
20099 Hamburg

Map for the tournament

TournamentsThe tournament is open for Go players from all over the world, but in the Top-8-Group only citizens of a country that is member of the European Go Federation (EGF) are allowed to participate.

* The top group will be set according to EGF rating maximum of the last 12 month (DGoB rating). The deadline for registration for the top group is May, 13th 2018. Those who are not pre-registered up to that date, can only be considered as substitutes and have to play in the main tournament.

Entry Fee

With registration
U12 0,00 €
Reduced* 15,00 €
Normal 30,00 €
Without registration U12 10,00 €
Reduced* 25,00 €
Normal 40,00 €
1-day-ticket Reduced* 10,00 €
Normal 20,00 €

*Reduced fee is for pupils, students and unemployed people.

All those who have not yet participated in any Go Tournament – according to the European Go Database – will start at the Kidocup free of charge.

There will be a lottery for all pre-registered players at the closing ceremony!

Tournament Schedule

Saturday, Mai 19th

10:00-12:00 Registration (also for pre-registered players!)
12:00-12:30 Opening Ceremony
12:30-13-30 Lecture by Aja Huang about the AlphaGo project
13:30-16:30 1st round Top 8 and Main Tournament
17:00-20:00 2nd round Top 8 and Main Tournament
19:30-24:00 Go Party
20:00-23:30 K.O. Lightning Tournament

Sonntag, Mai 20th

9:00   Breakfast
9:30-12:30 3rd round Top8 and Main Tournament
10:00-16:00 Childrens Tournament
13:00-16:00 4th round Top8 and Main Tournament / “Meet the Pros” for youth players
16:30-19:30 5th round Top8
16:30 End of registration
17:00-18:00 1st round Rengo
18:00-19:00 2nd round Rengo
19:00-19:30 Dinner
19:30-20:30 3rd round Rengo
20:00 Masterclass with pros for Top8 Players
20:30-21:30 4th round Rengo
(21:30-22:30 Rengo Finals)

Montag, Mai 21th

09:00   Breakfast
09:30-12:30 6th round Top8 / 5th round Main Tournament
13:00-16:00 7th round Top8 / 6th round Main Tournament
16:30 Price Giving and Lottery

Prize Money

The money and material prices of Kido Cup 2017 will have a total amount of
about 10.000 Euro.In the Main Tournament all players with at least four wins will get a voucher.
Like that, all player with a positive result will get a price.More than 6.700 Euro price money  will be awarded in the categories:

Top-8-Group: 4.600 €
Main Tournament 1.900 €
Ladies Price  530 €

For details see the different tournament pages.


  • Special Guests: Lee Changho 9p and Choi Jeong 8p
  • Omikron Rengo Tournament on Sunday with attractive prices
  • Go party on Sunday evening with free drinks, game commentaries and simultanious games
  • Lightning tournament on Saturday with attractive prices
  • Commentaries and simultaneous games during the whole tournament with
    with professional players
  • At least two games of the Top-8-Group will be transmitted on Go-Servers
  • Go shop by Hebsacker Verlag
  • Lottery for all pre-registered players
 Further Informations

Email to or telephone +49-175-5683369 (Tobias Berben)