The information below is from the Secretariat of the International Go Federation:
SportAccord World Mind Games Online Tournament
An online Go tournament will be held on the Internet Go Server (IGS) under the auspices of SportAccord, supported by Samsung and Rado and organized by the International Go Federation and Pandanet.
The winner of this all-amateur event will be presented with an invitation to observe the 1st SportAccord World Mind Games (SAWMG) held December 8-17, 2011, in Beijing, China. SportAccord will provide entry ticket, round-trip airfare, local transportation, all meals and accommodations. In addition, a medal will be presented during the SAWMG official banquet.
Registrants must be an amateur player and a member of an association affiliated with IGF or recognized by such an association, must be able to communicate in English by email, and must play all tournament games on IGS.
Registration starts September 15; the tournament will run from early October to mid November. Application information and forms are available on the IGS website: http://www.pandanet-igs.com/communities/pandanet/74
Posted by Chris Welsh in Tournaments