Annual General Meeting 2007 of the
European Go Federation

Meeting will take place at 18:00 on 20th July 2007 in Villach, Austria


  1. Opening of the meeting
  2. Presentation from Mrs. Taki on proposed World Pair Go Association
  3. Verifying presence and voting rights
  4. Accepting the agenda
  5. Acceptance of previous year's AGM minutes
  6. Admission of new members and updates from candidates (e.g. Moldova, Montenegro, Iceland, Greece, Estonia)
  7. Reports of the President, Secretary, Treasurer
  8. Report of the Auditors
  9. Report from IGF Directors
  10. Reports of chairmen of existing Commissions
  11. Election of Executive officers and auditors
    a. The present committee stands for re-election
    • President: Tony Atkins (DE, SE, RU)
    • Vice-Presidents: Martin Stiassny (DE, SE), Oleg Gavrilov (DE, SE, RU)
    • Secretary: John Gibson (DE, SE, RU)
    • Treasurer: Hans Kostka (DE, SE, RU)
    • Officers: Ales Cieply (DE, SE, RU), Matti Siivola (DE, SE, RU, FI)
    b. Auditors:
    • Arnaud Knippel (DE, RU), Peter Zandveld (DE, RU)
  12. Presentation for Comment of Budgets 2007-2008 and 2008-2009
  13. Appointment of Commissions: a) Strong Players Commission
  14. European Go Congresses
    • a. Comments on 2006 Italy
    • b. Comments on 2007 Villach, Austria
    • c. Progress report on 2008 Leksand, Sweden
    • d. Progress report on 2009 Groningen, Netherlands
    • e. Progress report on 2010: Finland
    • f. Location of 2011
    • g. Future proposals: France has expressed interest in 2011 or 2013 and Germany and Russia for later years
  15. European Tournament Calendar - Selection of hosts
    • a. Youth Championship 2009
    • b. Student Championship 2008, 2009
    • c. Pair Go 2009
    • d. Ing Memorial 2009: EGCC
    • e. Women's Championship 2009
    • f. Team Championship 2008, 2009
  16. Rules Proposals
    • a. From Rules Commission: Proposal to adopt new EGF General Tournament Rules
    • b. From Rules Commission: Proposal to adopt new EGF Tournament System Rules
    • c. From Rules Commission: Proposal to adopt on new system for European Go Championships during EGC
    • d. Proposal from Netherlands on removing European Championship from the congress and merging with Ing Memorial Tournament
    • e. Report from Herman Hiddema, Organisation EGC 2009 Groningen on proposed 5-round knockout stage for the European Championships in 2009 (proposal in 2006 agenda and refered back for more study)
    • f. Proposal from Sweden:
      In order to make the competition for the title more distinct, let the first eight rounds of the EGC proceed as usual. Then let the leading four European nationals after eight rounds play knock out for the title. The new rule can be implemented for the first time in the EGC 2008.
    • g. Executive to decide any necessary changes to European Masters and pro event selection
  17. Selection of Team Captain for International Amateur Pair Go Championship and for World Amateur Go Championships
  18. Other Items Requested by Members
  19. Any other business