International

By Kim Ouweleen | International | 20.09.2017 16:22
In 1992, the European Go Cultural Centre (EGCC) was founded in Amstelveen, the Netherlands, with the financial aid of Kaoru Iwamoto 9p and the Nihon Ki-in.

In 2017, the EGCC celebrates its 25th anniversary. To commemorate this milestone, the centre organises a special Anniversary Go Tournament in the weekend of 21-22 October!   Read more...
By Laura Avram | International | 17.09.2017 13:29
Korea was the host of two important tournaments this month: The Samsung Cup (top 32) and The Korea Prime Minister Cup.  Read more...
By Lorenz Trippel | International | 28.08.2017 18:14
This year the Ibero American Go Championship expands to a four days congress from 12-16 October. The Mexican Go Association will host it in a beautiful holiday resort in Cancun. Not only is the congress open to all foreigners, it' s possible to play in the very same championship too. Mateusz Surma 1p is sent by the EGF to give some lectures, comments on games and also play some simultaneous games with the participants.  Read more...
By Laura Avram | International | 19.06.2017 16:08
The Vienna International Tournament took place on the 17th and 18th of June in the city's outskirts at one of Vienna's schools for tourism. Do you think that a beautiful Saturday would be enough to persuade the bravest of go players to go to the lake or next to the Danube to swim instead of coming to the go tournament? Only fools maybe! Over 60 players came to Vienna from all over Europe and didn't let themselves blinded by the beautiful illusion of summer. (And a good decision it was, since the rain decided to show them fools). The tournament started with the hope of the strong players to beat Kim Seong-Jin, who has been defeated only by Oh Chi Min since his arrival in Europe. Would anyone be successful?   Read more...
By Viktor Lin | International | 12.06.2017 12:58 | Comments: 3
The 38th World Amateur Go Championship, held at Sheraton Hotel in Guiyang, China from 2 to 9 June, concluded with the flawless victory of the Chinese representative Bai Baoxiang 8d.
This year, the competition for the runner-up places was extremely close. No one scored 7 victories, so the SOS tiebreaker played a big role in the distribution of the following places.  Read more...
By Laura Avram | International | 27.02.2017 20:04
The World Student OZA Championship took place last week week at the Ginza Internet Forum in Tokyo. It was the 15th edition so far and 16 players from all over the world competed over4 rounds in order to decide the world's best student go player.  Read more...
By Laura Avram | International | 17.02.2017 11:31
In a small town in the Carpathian mountains, almost 30 years ago, among other children and teenagers, there were two who got to define the way in which go would develop later in Europe. Their go teacher was a mathematician who to this very day still teaches children in the same little town. Did I catch your attention?   Read more...
By Fabian Bambusch | International | 04.01.2017 22:58 | Comments: 2
DeepMind CEO Demis Hassabis has confirmed via Twitter just now that mysterious Tygem user Master(P) who managed an amazing 60-0 winning streak against professionals is none other than go AI AlphaGo itself.
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Calendar

Date Event
30.09.2017
01.10.2017
The 17th International Istanbul Go Tournament
07.10.2017
08.10.2017
Tournoi de Bordeaux
21.10.2017
22.10.2017
25 Years EGCC Anniversary Go Tournament
20.10.2017
22.10.2017
40th Belgrade Open
21.10.2017
22.10.2017
Geneva Go Tournament
28.10.2017
29.10.2017
32nd Brussels Tournament
28.10.2017
29.10.2017
20th Mannheim Go Open Autumn
17.11.2017
19.11.2017
20. Go to Innovation
24.11.2017
26.11.2017
Gothenburg Open
13.01.2018
14.01.2018
22nd Orsay Go Tournament
13.01.2018
14.01.2018
“Mini Go Congress” Trier
18.01.2018
21.01.2018
Grand Prix Final Olomouc
20.01.2018
21.01.2018
26th Olomouc International Go Tournament
07.04.2018
08.04.2018
European Pair Go Championship
05.05.2018
06.05.2018
10th Strasbourg international tournament
28.07.2018
11.08.2018
62nd European Go Congress

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