Survey of European Go Players by Country

Number of rated players in tournaments last 6 years to March 2013

Based on data at EGD, showing dans, single figure kyus and double figure kyus

Membership data based on fee paid in 2012, with minimum levels of 200 and 50 applying

Country Members Dans SFK DFK All
Armenia <50 1 4 0 5
Austria <200 27 119 61 207
Azerbaijan <50 1 7 2 10
Belarus <50 3 10 9 22
Belgium 109 25 99 53 177
Bosnia
Herzegovina
<50 3 21 37 61
Bulgaria <50 2 20 11 33
Croatia <50 9 30 87 126
Cyprus 50 3 21 21 45
Czechia 255 51 156 310 517
Denmark <200 18 33 9 60
Finland <200 93 273 62 428
France 1372 221 1178 1062 2461
Germany 2187 379 1374 870 2623
Hungary <200 22 91 162 275
Ireland <50 11 44 30 85
Israel <50 43 36 8 87
Italy 200 20 209 323 552
Kazhakstan <50 0 7 1 8
Latvia <50 0 12 4 16
Lithuania <50 8 71 56 135
Luxemburg <50 3 7 3 13
Netherlands 650 125 332 142 599
Norway <200 17 52 17 86
Poland <200 58 330 218 606
Portugal <50 5 17 10 32
Romania <200 70 301 1004 1375
Russia 500 220 783 923 1926
Serbia <200 33 51 46 130
Slovakia <200 13 49 75 137
Slovenia <200 28 42 15 85
Spain <200 43 196 293 532
Sweden 250 29 209 60 298
Switzerland <200 35 173 58 266
Turkey <200 32 340 379 751
Ukraine <200 43 146 329 518
UK 467 141 429 240 810

Other countries with rated players:
Estonia 0,1,18,7,25; Iceland 0,1,0,0,1; Andorra 0,0,1,0,1; San Marino 0,0,1,0,1.

European total last 6 years: 1838 dans, 7279 SFK, 7019 DFK, 16136 total

European total since 1997: 2777 dans, 30142 total

Previous member count based on members' declarations from before 2000