New Jersey Open Go Tournament
February 25-26, 2012
Frist Campus Center
Princeton University

The 2012 New Jersey Open had a record 131 registered players, including college students from Stony Brook, Cornell, Rutgers, and Princeton. Many current and former students of the Feng Yun Go School participated including the overall winner, Michael Chen, and runner up, Ricky Zhao. Incidentally, Michael is a recent graduate of Princeton University, and Ricky has been accepted by Princeton.

Certificates and cash prizes were given to the following winners.

New Jersey State Championship ($500/$250/$150)
   1st Zhaonian (Michael) Chen 7d
2nd Zhongxia (Ricky) Zhao 7d
3rd Minshan Shou 7d
5 Game Winners ($80)
Forest Song 5d
Gyuhyeon (David) Sim 3d
Julian Erville 6k
4 Game Winners ($50)
William Lockhart 5d
Sudhir Vel 4d
Kelsey Dyer 2d
Nathan Borggren 2d
Joshua Guarino 1d
G. Nicholas D'Andrea 2k
David Shin 4k
Ilhee Kim 5k
William Xu 5k
Gurujeet Khalsa 7k
Joyce Hong 9k
Quentin Berthet 10k
Sean Burton 10k
Zeshi Du 11k
Zachary Rudi Schanne 12k
Christopher Cho 17k
Zhi Liu 17k

Complete tournament standings, including updated ratings and all game results, can be found at the Go Tourney Ratings website.

In addition, the Bob Ryder Memorial Beginner's Prize, a fine complete go set, was given by random drawing to Daheng Shen 23k.

The New Jersey Open was organized by Rick Mott and the Princeton Go Club. The tournament director was Paul Matthews.

A Chinese language report on the New Jersey Open is also available.