27-28 June 1998
Helsinki Grand Prix de Go Tournament 1998 will be held in the very center of Helsinki on Saturday 27th - Sunday 28th June. We invite all go players to enjoy the tournament, the sauna and the best summer time of Finland. After the mid-summer festivities even the capital of Finland is quiet and peaceful.

Tournament site:

    Cafeteria Apollo, Ministry of Justice, Etelä-Esplanadi 10
    - 5 minutes walk from the Central Railway Station
    - near Kauppatori (Market Square) and the harbour
    5 Rounds McMahon
    1 h 20 min + 30 s byo-yomi
    Komi 5,5 points
Tournament fee:
    100 FIM

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

Tournament Schedule:

Saturday, 27th June

10.00 Registration
10.30 Opening
10.45 1st round
14.30 2nd round
18.00 3rd round
Sauna in Otaniemi

Sunday, 28th June

10.00 4th round
14.00 5th round
17.00 Prizegiving

Friendly atmosphere and attractive prizes with the first prize of 1000 FIM. In the evenings there will be 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