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By Marika Dubiel | News | 01.01.2017 14:05
Not only the year 2016 ended yesterday, but also the 43rd London Open Go Congress. This article highlights the interesting facts and results from the last days of 2016 in London.  Read more...
By Lorenz Trippel | News | 21.12.2016 22:10 | Comments: 21
After the organizers of both proposed locations got together and decided to give more time for the selection of the host of the EGC 2017 the board of the EGF stepped back from it's decision to give it to Sochi. The member consultation was done in a short just one week time from 10 to 19 December.  Read more...
By Lorenz Trippel | News | 10.12.2016 15:12 | Comments: 16
Both organiser teams improved their proposals in order to have a fair objective selection of the next congress place in 2017. Members can cast their vote from 10th to 19th December by email to the EGF secretary. Each country's vote will be weighted as it is done in the general assembly, small countries have 1 vote, countries with more members up to 4 votes.  Read more...
By Lorenz Trippel | News | 04.12.2016 18:08 | Comments: 56
The feedback for the decision to give the congress to last year's organiser to hold it in Sochi in 2017 was quite a bit flooding the comment section here on the EGF webpage but of course not only here the decision was widely discussed! Now the organising teams of the russian and german go federation came together with the EGF president to find a solution to the difficult situation.  Read more...
By Lorenz Trippel | News | 27.11.2016 11:51 | Comments: 172
Following the recommendation of the EGF board the turkish organizing committee stepped back last week. In the meantime the EGF board managed to find two alternatives one from Germany (Oberhof) and one from Russia (Sochi). The board decided to give the congress 2017 to Russia, Sochi  Read more...
By Pavol Lisy | News | 21.11.2016 17:00 | Comments: 2
The 19th International Tournament "Go to Innovation" was held this weekend, November 18th to 20th, in Berlin, Germany. Even though this tournament was small in regards to the number of participants, the prizes were big and mostly, it was very unusual and interesting competition.
  Read more...
By Kim Ouweleen | News | 27.10.2016 15:53
The INDIS, a yearly qualification tournament to determine who may compete in the Dutch Championships, was won by Herman Hiddema 4d from Groningen.
With him, six other INDIS players qualified for the Dutch Championships 2017.  Read more...
By Marc Oliver Rieger | News | 23.10.2016 12:20
On Saturday, October 22, the German and Ukrainian Go Youth played an online friendship tournament.
The idea to this tournament arose after a visit of Nataliia Rusanovska, mother of two go playing children from Kiev to a German go tournament where a contact to the German Go Federation was established. Instead of a classical team match, we decided to try out a new idea: playing a McMahon tournament with relatively short, children-friendly thinking time (20 minutes + 3x20 seconds). This reduced the organisation a lot, since we did not have to worry about missing kids: the pairing for the first round was simply made on the spot.  Read more...
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Calendar

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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