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By Marc Oliver Rieger | News | 09.09.2017 17:58 | Comments: 5
To know what participants liked (and didn’t like) about this year’s European Go Congress, we conducted a little survey, on which around 90 people participated.

We now know that the congress was really well received! Nearly half (43%) of the participants who had already taken part in other European Go Congress thought that this year's was the best! Overall grade for this: 1.5 (1=very good, 2=good, 3=not so good, 4=bad).  Read more...
By Yue Li | News | 09.08.2017 17:53 | Comments: 1
Following the first week, ruthless battles on go boards and the feast of friendship amongst hundreds of go enthusiasts continued to occupy the peaceful mountain village of Oberhof. As the Open European Championship entered its “yose” stage, numerous exciting side events continued to take place and brought us many exciting games.  Read more...
By Lorenz Trippel | News | 04.08.2017 10:29 | Comments: 2
This year's general meeting didn't see any contested votes, apart from the one for the selection of the host of the youth championship in 2019. Moscow would get it by a small margin over the Croatian proposal. The board members are elected only every three years, so the next election will be in 2018. Also the selection of the congress didn't take place because the members accepted the proposal of the german federation to select the congress only two years in advance.  Read more...
By Tony Claasen | News | 26.07.2017 20:49
The first EGF Newsletter has been delivered to almost 200 subscribers worldwide.  Read more...
By Jana Hricova | News | 18.07.2017 18:12 | Comments: 2
After the European Professional Qualification (EPQ) tournament had finished, the next day saw the Moyo Open tournament begin. All players in the EPQ also took part in the Moyo Open. They were joined by Pavol Lisy 1p and Mateusz Surma 1p, who had worked as commentators for the EPQ, the Mitic brothers, some top Czech players, and Schayan Hamrah from Austria. As a result, this edition of the tournament was one of the strongest ever held in its history. The MacMahon bar for the top group, which included 16 players, was set at the level of 5 dan.  Read more...
By Jana Hricova | News | 11.07.2017 5:48 | Comments: 10
The answer will be known this Friday (14th July, 2017) evening.
Sixteen top European players encountered in three preliminary rounds of the European Pro Qualification tournament (EPQ later) in Vienna, from 15 to 16 June, 2017. Namely, Andrii Kravets and Bohdan Zhurakovskyi from Ukraine, Viktor Lin from Austria, Lukas Podpera from the Czech Republic, Cornel Burzo and Cristian Gabriel Pop from Romania, Rob van Zeijst from the Netherlands, Csaba Mero from Hungary, Jonas Welticke, Lukas Kramer and Benjamin Teuber from Germany, Oscar Vazquez from Spain, Tangue le Calve and Benjamin Drean-Guenaizia from France, Stanislaw Freljak from Poland and Timur Sankin from Russia. Eight of them managed to score two wins, thus qualified for a final stage of the EPQ which will be held in Pardubice, 13-14 July, 2017.  Read more...
By Tony Claasen | News | 13.06.2017 18:58
14 games of eurpoean topplayers to review.
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By Tony Claasen | News | 12.06.2017 23:53 | Comments: 2
This year we had again a Top 8 Round-Robin-Tournament, main-tournament, rengo-tournament and permanent lightning tournament.
Many side events like a poker-tournament and many simultenous games and lectures.
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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
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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