||The championship will be an 8-round tournament conducted by the Swiss system.
||All games will be played on even, with black giving a komi of 6.5 points (increased as of this tounament).
||The time allowance is 1 hour 30 minutes per player, followed by 10/15 Canadian byo-yomi. Tournament clocks will be used for all games.
||The tounament will follow the official "World Amateur Go Championship Rules".
Any disputes or problems will be settled by the referees.
||Referees will be professional players from the Nihon Ki-in and The Kansai