Helsinki Grand Prix Go Tournament 1997 will be held in Pihlajamäki in Helsinki on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th June. We invite all go players to enjoy the tournament and the best summer time of Finland. (And try to grab the few GP points still available.)

Tournament site:

Helsingin Uusi Yhteiskoulu, Rapakiventie 18. To get to the school, take buses 71 or 71S or local trains P,I,N or T to Pukinmäki station (half a kilometer's walk to the school).


5 Rounds McMahon
1 h 20 min + 30 s byo-yomi
Komi 5,5 points

Tournament fee:

100 FIM


Youth hostel: 50 - 75 FIM per person per night.
Limited private accommodation available.

If you want the accommodation to be arranged for you please contact please contact before June 1st.

Saturday, 28th June

10-10.45 Registration
11.00 1st Round
15.00 2nd Round
18.00 3rd round

Sunday, 29th June

10.00 4th Round
14.00 5th Round
17.00 Prizegiving

Pleasant atmosphere and attractive prizes. In the evenings there will be party, sauna, playing activities, etc.


Vesa Laatikainen, Laakavuorentie 14 B 48, 00970 Helsinki
phone home: 358-9-395 1391, work: 358-9-5128 2587

Matti Siivola, Rautkalliontie 4 B 24, 01360 Vantaa
phone home: 358-9-87 44 283, work: 358-9-1912 7394