Obsolete: Organisers' Handbook (Old Edition)

Organisers' Handbook (Obsolete Edition)
The British Go Association
April 5, 2006

Contents
1 Introduction
 1.1 Overview
 1.2 The British Go Association
I  Running a Club
2 Starting A Club
 2.1 Setting Up
 2.2 Club Management
3 Publicity For Clubs
 3.1 Publicity for New Go Clubs
 3.2 Regular Publicity
 3.3 Club Web Site
 3.4 Open Evenings and Freshers' Fairs
4 Teaching Beginners
 4.1 Teaching the rules
 4.2 Starting To Play
5 Competitions for Clubs
 5.1 Club Ladder
 5.2 Club Championship
 5.3 Club Tournaments
6 Teaching Events
 6.1 Demonstration games
 6.2 Game analyses
 6.3 Visits by stronger players
 6.4 Study sessions
 6.5 Teaching Exercises
 6.6 Other possibilities
II  Running a Tournament
7 Planning a Tournament
 7.1 Date and Venue
 7.2 Format
 7.3 Publicity
 7.4 Timetable
 7.5 Prizes
 7.6 Entry Fee
 7.7 Miscellaneous Points
 7.8 Longer Events
 7.9 British Go Congress
8 Running a Tournament
 8.1 Before the Tournament
 8.2 General Points
 8.3 Organising The Draw
 8.4 Presenting The Results
 8.5 Side Events
 8.6 After the Tournament
9 The McMahon System
 9.1 Overview
 9.2 The Bar
 9.3 Handicaps
 9.4 Sleeping Players
 9.5 Forfeits
 9.6 Overall winner
10 Producing the Draw
 10.1 Schedule
 10.2 Pre-registration
 10.3 Workplace
 10.4 Registration On The Day
 10.5 Closing The Register
 10.6 Changes to the Register
 10.7 Pairing For Round 1
 10.8 Results
 10.9 Finale
11 Other Tournament Systems
 11.1 Simple knockout
 11.2 Double elimination knockout (Judan system)
 11.3 Generalised knockout
 11.4 Zone systems
 11.5 Swiss system
 11.6 Zoned Swiss system
 11.7 Round Robin
 11.8 Swiss knockout
 11.9 Mixed Systems
A Default Rules for our Tournaments
 A.1 Komi
 A.2 Triple Ko
 A.3 Overtime
B Useful Contacts
 B.1 Email addresses
 B.2 Links
C Sample Press Release
 The 2001 Three Peaks Go Tournament


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