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By Viktor Lin | Articles | 01.04.2017 20:13 | Comments: 3
As if the touchscreen table was not enough reason for a go player to visit Vienna/Austria, another go landmark has been installed in the heart of Vienna: a monument to AlphaGo.  Read more...
By Marika Dubiel | Articles | 01.04.2017 10:12 | Comments: 1
Are you a beginner who is hesitating whether or not to invest in a standard wooden go board and proper go stones? Or are you an advanced player searching for a creative DIY challenge? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this post is for you. To help you decide on the right solution, the ideas presented are ranked in a go-fashion according to the level of your DIY skills.  Read more...
By Laura Avram | News | 28.03.2017 11:02 | Comments: 1
8 top European players gathered together this weekend in Cluj-Napoca, the heart of Transylvania, to play the Qualification Tournament for the Grand Slam.  Read more...
By Viktor Lin | European Pros | 26.03.2017 3:58 | Comments: 1
Artem Kachanovskyi 1p qualified for the 13th Sankei Cup main tournament through the pro preliminaries.
On Wednesday 29 March Artem will play 19-year-old amateur Miyagishi Reimei, a familiar face in Japan's go scene. The round starts at 12:30 Japanese time (05:30 Central European Summer Time) and you can follow the live broadcast on the Kansai Ki-in homepage.  Read more...
By Pavol Lisy | News | 20.03.2017 22:41
This week-end, on 18th – 19th March, the Niš Open was held in the City of Niš, Serbia. The event was organized as a celebration of the 45th anniversary of the Niš Go Club and as was promised in the invitation, it really was a week-end of the tournament, with gifts, prizes, and parties, all while playing go. Therefore, this big event attracted 73 players from 14 countries.
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By Viktor Lin | Articles | 20.03.2017 1:48 | Comments: 1
From September 2016 to February 2017, six European players were handpicked to study go in China under the CEGO Academic Programme: the two professionals Ali Jabarin 1p and Mateusz Surma 1p; two players, Jonas Welticke 6d and Stanisław Frejlak 6d, who recently joined the realm of 6d players in order to qualify for the programme; and two youngsters, Vjacheslav Kajmin 4d (now 5d) and Oscar Vazquez 3d (now 4d), who promptly won the European U20 and U16 Youth Champion titles respectively after returning from Beijing.
Below you can find the diary of Jonas Welticke who, in his unique artistic writing style (not quite unlike his go style), gives a first-hand recount, highlighting selected details of his experiences during the CEGO Academic Programme in Beijing.  Read more...
By Viktor Lin | News | 16.03.2017 19:58
Season 5 of the EGF Academy is about to start on 27 March. Having restructured some parts of the EGF Academy, we are recruiting new students and calling for supporters who want to profit while contributing!  Read more...
By Pavol Lisy | News | 05.03.2017 19:29 | Comments: 3
On the weekend of 04-05 March, The Irish Confucius Cup was held in Dublin, Ireland. Tournaments in Go, Chinese Chess and Chess were combined together to make this big event, as well as other activities such as commentary by professional players and simultaneous games. Thanks to the generous sponsorship and good organizers, everything was well prepared, the ambiance during the tournament was really enjoyable and it was all happening in the very nice venue in the heart of Dublin’s city center.   Read more...
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Date Event
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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