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By Pavol Lisy | International | 02.03.2016 13:02
The 1st International Mind Sports Association Elite Mind Games is starting today with an Opening Ceremony. The competition takes place in Huaian, China. The games begin tomorrow with Men's Team Competition and Women's individual Competition, continuing with Pair Go competition, that will finish on 3rd of March. That is a full one week of games to watch! The representatives of Europe are...  Read more...
By Natalia Kovaleva | News | 12.02.2016 20:27
A great event awaits Go players in the coming weekend. In "Pribaltiyskaya" hotel in Saint-Petersburg two tournaments will take place and each of them is unique in its own way. The 7th Chinese Consul Cup in St.Petersburg promises to attract the largest number of participants over the last decade. More than 200 players from 37 cities and 4 countries applied for participation.  Read more...
By Natalia Kovaleva | News | 11.02.2016 19:22
Some people do not want computers to undermine the mystery of Go, others are happy to have a new tool to improve their skills. I guess its impact on Go industry depends on how we publicize the new development.   Read more...
By Pavol Lisy | News | 05.02.2016 9:25
Last week, shocking news have hit the Go World. A Go-program called AlphaGo, developed by Google DeepMind beat our 3-times European Champion Fan Hui 5 to 0 in an official match played in October 2015. This is the first time that a computer beat a professional Go player in an even match. Most people expected this to happen 5-10 years later, that is why everyone is so surprised. Find an interview with a computer expert, the creator of PachiBot.  Read more...
By Pavol Lisy | News | 21.01.2016 12:25
The Russian Youth Go Championships was held this weekend (January 16-17) in Moscow. 76 participants took part in this great event, and many of them made incredible achievement. It seems that future strong players are growing up in Russia.  Read more...
By Marc Oliver Rieger | News | 18.01.2016 21:54 | Comments: 1
The second European Youth Team Championship finished on 16th of January. This year, twelve teams from 15 countries took part. Newcomers were Switzerland and Austria who joined forces with the Italian team. After four rounds, the decision on the top was as narrow as possible...  Read more...
By Viktor Lin | International | 05.01.2016 17:05
The 1st Japan Go Congress will be held from 15 to 18 July 2016, in Takarazuka, Japan, and organised by the Kansai Ki-in.  Read more...
By Pavol Lisy | International | 28.12.2015 14:14 | Comments: 1
In September, we introduced students who were chosen to take part in the 3rd Edition of the CEGO Academic Training System 2015/2016. Now we are offering to you a few interesting stories about their life in Beijing.  Read more...
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22.07.2017
06.08.2017
Omikron European Go Congress
19.08.2017
20.08.2017
European Women's Championship
01.09.2017
03.09.2017
Moravian Open 2017
09.09.2017
10.09.2017
European Student Championship
21.10.2017
22.10.2017
Amstelveen tournament
20.10.2017
22.10.2017
40th Belgrade Open
28.10.2017
29.10.2017
32nd Brussels Tournament
28.10.2017
29.10.2017
20th Mannheim Go Open Autumn
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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