2018 North American Open

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2018 North American Open
Location New York City, NY
Date October 13-14, 2018
Player count 76 players
Champion Yoshifumi Uemura
Runner up Mac Hidaka
Third Loïc Roberge
Fourth Allon Scheyer

The 2018 North American Open is the first instance of the championship series for the North American continent. It is hosted by the USPML under the guidance of NARMA.


Tournament rules operate under the WRC rules.

Represented clubs

Format and results

The format utilizes a seven hanchan round robin followed by a two hanchan final. Players ranked fifth through twelfth also receive awards.

Round robin


Player name Hanchan 1 Hanchan 2 Total
Yoshifumi Uemura 35.0 12.9 47.9
Mac Hidaka -0.8 43.4 42.6
Loïc Roberge 13.2 -36.7 -23.5
Allon Scheyer -47.4 -20.6 -68

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