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By Pavol Lisy | News | 12.08.2015 13:06
The 59th WeiqiTV European Go Congress, held in Liberec, Czech Republic was finished by a Closing Ceremony on Saturday, 8th of August 2015. This was the first Congress where The European Championship had already finished after one week, therefore the second week was there for The Main Tournament and side tournaments such as The Omikron Rengo European Championship, 9x9 Tournament, Children Tournament, Ladies Tournament and Lightning Tournament.
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By Pavol Lisy | News | 04.08.2015 19:42
The 59th WeiqiTV European Go Congress has started on 25th, July, taking place at the Babylon center in Liberec, Czech Republic. This yearly Go “festival” along with the charming town has attracted more than nine hundreds players and guests this year to join the event. The tournament site itself offers a lot of activities, including Aguapark, bowling and games center. Excitement can be seen everywhere in playing room on the Go board and outside at leisure time.  Read more...
By Lorenz Trippel | News | 04.08.2015 17:01
This year's AGM was rather a calm one in comparison to the one last year. First the countries reps had to line up to get their voting power written on their voting ballot paper, bigger countries had 4 votes and the smaller ones only 1. In total there were 22 countries present, special guests like the board of the EGCC (European Go Cultural Center) and the representatives from the Nihon Kiin, China Qiyuan, IGF, AGF, CEGO and Mr. Ge Yuhong from the Ge Yuhong Academy.  Read more...
By Pavol Lisy | International | 23.07.2015 21:26
Today the EGF got the information that on the 26th International Amateur Pair Go Championship held from 5th to 7th December 2015 9 pairs from Europe can participate. One of them are the European Pair Go Champions 2015, Rita Pocsai and Pal Balogh.

There is a new opportunity for European pairs this year, Europe can send 2 pairs to the 2nd World Students Pair Go Championship, which will be held at the same time as the Amateur Pair Go Championship in Tokyo. EGF executive board   Read more...
By Pavol Lisy | News | 23.07.2015 12:33
EWGC 2015, Turkey, Ciraly, Kiyi Pansion, 10th -13th July

European Women Go Championship was held in Turkey this year. Organisers chose a very nice place in the middle of nature, in a National Park around Ciraly. Kiyi Pansion, where the tournament took place, is a cosy place situated just on the sea coast. It is known by producing their own food on bio-bases. Therefore, living bungalows are scattered across a big garden where you can also meet plenty domestic animals living freely in a harmony with people.  Read more...
By Pavol Lisy | News | 22.07.2015 16:37
On Thursday 9th of July, the Belgian Go Federation together with representatives of the EGF, the IGF and the European Go Center were kindly invited to the first ever official event of the brand new Chinese Culture Center of Brussels. Located close to the European Parliament, this center is built in a renovated typical large house of Brussels. The official opening ceremony will take place in September and a website should be available by then.  Read more...
By Pavol Lisy | International | 21.07.2015 20:18
The 1st round of the 2nd MLily Cup had been played on the 7th of July 2015 in Beijing, China. Our representatives Ilya Shikshin 1p and Alexandre Dinerstein 3p both from Russia faced strong opponents from far East. They were stopped to qualify for Top 32. Ilya Shikshin lost against South Korea nr. 1 Park Junghwan 9p and Alexandre Dinerstein lost against Kim Sedong 5p also from South Korea.  Read more...
By Viktor Lin | International | 20.07.2015 21:14
The 2nd edition of the World Collegiate Go Championship took place at National Tsinghua University in Taiwan, from 9 to 10 July 2015. It was organised by the Ing foundation. More than 100 students from all over the world took part, a majority of them from Asia.

The tournament was accompanied by a sightseeing and Go programme lasting from 7 to 13 July.  Read more...
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