Middle game battles of Go — 8 Ninjas VS White Knight

Middle game battles of Go — 8 Ninjas VS White Knight


2022-09-12 (Monday)
SportsExpo 2022 – Mind Sports Zone (Hall 5FG, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre)
First come first serve
Aged 6 – 8 ,Aged 9 - 11,Aged 12 or above
*HKD$180 (Participant can enroll "The Legend of Go Trading Card Game" at the same time at a special price of HKD$300)
7th September, 2022

*Included the admission ticket of SportsExpo2022

Competition Information

Reporting Time:10:00a.m.

Competition Time: 10:00a.m.– 1:00p.m.

Competition System:

  1. 4 rounds of match for all players (8 games in total)。
  2. 2 participants in a pair. Each pairs of participants will play 2 games in each round. The paired participants taking black and white in turn。
  3. For the first game in each round,the participant with the smaller number takes black stone。Participant should inform the result to referee for recording after each games. The paired participants exchange black and white and play the second game afterward。
  4. 2 points will be rewarded for winning a game.

8 Ninjas VS White Knight competition form︰

8 Ninjas VS White Knight

Preparation stage: 
- According to the diagram above, place eight black stones (8 Ninjas) and one white stone (White Knight) on the 13x13 board
- After placing stones as the diagram, start the game with white playing first.

Criteria of win and loss:
- Black: Win by capturing the White Knight.
- White: Win if the White Knight survives.

Claim of win:
- White should inform the referee if she makes two “real eyes”. White wins the game after confirmed by referee.

- White wins the game only if the White Knight survives, survival of other group of white stones will not bring victory for white.
- Black wins the game once the White Knight is captured.

Gain 16 marks (1st Hons)  – HKD$300 cash coupon of “The Legend of Go”
Gain 12-14 marks (2nd Hons) – HKD$200 cash coupon of “The Legend of Go”
Gain 8-10 marks (3rd Hons)– HKD$100 cash coupon of “The Legend of Go”


Important Notes


  • Participants must study the rules and regulations listed below carefully. Participants who have completed the enrollment process agree to be abided by the rules and regulations of the event that has been signed up.
  • Once the enrollment is accepted, enrollment fee is non-refundable & non-transferable under any circumstances. A confirmation email will be sent to the enrolled email address within 3 working days after the Organizer has received the enrollment. Please contact the Organizer if no confirmation email is received (Email:  expoworkshop@sportsoho.com; Tel: +852 2117 1650).
  • Repeated enrollments in same competition will be counted as a single enrollment. The extra enrollment fee is non-refundable and cannot be transferred to another applicant or other competitions.

Event Information

  • The event information and admission arrangements will be notified to participants by email one week before the competition.
  • Participants have to show either the hard copy or electronic copy of the notification email to our staff to check in at the check in counter.

Health & Safety Advice

  • Participants should make sure their health conditions are suitable for the competition. In cases of doubt, please seek medical advice in advance.
  • Participants should understand the event content and nature and participation of this event requires physical exertion. Participants should be in sound medical condition capable of participating in the event. The Organizer suggests all participants to monitor their own physical conditions deemed fit and capable for participating in the event. In case you are feeling sick during the event, you should immediately stop the activity and do seek help from the onsite competition officials.
  • The Organizer reserves the right to disallow or disqualify any person who is known or suspected to be physically unfit to participate in the event and such person shall accept.
  • Public liability insurance is covered by the Organizer of the event. Participants are also advised to purchase their own insurance cover if necessary.

Epidemic Prevention Arrangement

  • Participants aged 12 or above are required to show vaccination records. Visitors can display the QR code of the local vaccination record or the "Exemption Certificate" by using the "LeaveHomeSafe", "iAM SMART" or "eHealth" mobile apps. Participants can also show the QR code by the hard copy of vaccination records or the "Certificate of Vaccination Exemption" for verification by the staff.
  • Participants aged 16 or above are required to use the "LeaveHomeSafe" mobile app. Participants aged under 16 and accompanied by an adult are not required to use the LeaveHomeSafe mobile app or complete the personal information enrollment form to enter the venue, as the accompanying adult has already fulfilled the applicable LeaveHomeSafe requirement. Participants aged 65 or above who wish to enter the venue but cannot use "LeaveHomeSafe" must complete the designated form to enroll their personal data.
  • Participants need to pass body temperature screening (not over 38℃) before entering the venue.
  • Face masks must be worn at all time
  • Sanitizers, disinfected mat will be provided in venue.
  • The following is not allow to enter the venue:
  • The person who under compulsory quarantine and their "close contacts"
  • "Close contacts" of confirmed cases 21 days before the event
  • The person who has traveled abroad 30 days before the event
  • Except fencers who are fencing in bouts or referees, everyone must strictly follow prevention and control measures, and Cap.599G Prevention and Control of Disease (Prohibition on Gathering) Regulation and Cap. 599I Prevention and Control of Disease (Wearing of Mask) Regulation. Meanwhile everyone has to following the direction by organizer and keep appropriate social distance.
  • If any fencers, their accompanies or coaches are found violating the above epidemic prevention rules, staff of the competition and referee will issue a verbal warning to the person concerned, a yellow card will be issued for the second violation, and a black card will be issued for the third violation and the relevant person will be asked to leave the venue. They will not be allowed to enter the venue again.
  • The arrangement will be updated according to the government's epidemic prevention requirements. All epidemic prevention arrangements are subject to email. Please keep close for updates in our emails.


Severe Weather

These measures will be implemented if the Typhoon Signal No. 8 or Black Rainstorm Warning Signal is issued during or before the SportExpo starts.

  1. If typhoon signal No. 8 or black rainstorm warning signal is hoisted before the opening hours of SportsExpo:
    • During the opening hours of SportsExpo, if the pre-typhoon signal No. 8 or black rainstorm warning signal special announcement is issued or in force, SportsExpo will remain closed until the typhoon signal No. 8 or black rainstorm warning signal is cancelled. After the cancellation of the above warning signal, SportsExpo will resume with:
      • SportsExpo will re-open 2 hours after the cancellation of the warning signal if the Hong Kong Observatory has expected to cancel the typhoon signal No. 8 or black rainstorm warning signal before 2pm. However, the shuttle bus service will not be resumed.
      • SportsExpo will be suspended if the typhoon signal No. 8 or black rainstorm warning signal is lowered or cancelled after 2pm.
  2. If typhoon signal No. 8 or black rainstorm warning signal is hoisted during the opening hours of SportsExpo:
    - SportsExpo will be closed in 2 hours if the Hong Kong Observatory hoisted or is expected to hoist the typhoon signal No. 8 or black rainstorm warning signal during the opening hours. Shuttle bus service will remain the same before closing.



  1. If the event is cancelled due to Covid or venue unavailability,  the arrangement will be announced on this event website and Facebook page of Sportsoho Media Limited.
  2. Should there be any emergency or assistance needed during the event, participants shall contact the officials at the information centre.
  3. All prizes are not redeemable for cash.
  4. The Organizer reserves the right to amend or clarify the above competition rules.


Contact Us

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