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By Laura Avram | International | 27.02.2017 20:04
The World Student OZA Championship took place last week week at the Ginza Internet Forum in Tokyo. It was the 15th edition so far and 16 players from all over the world competed over4 rounds in order to decide the world's best student go player.  Read more...
By Viktor Lin | News | 27.02.2017 1:12 | Comments: 1
Accompanying the European Youth Go Championship 2017 in Grenoble, the TIGGRE (Tournoi International de Go Grenoble) was held simultaneously from 18 to 19 February, also known as the 1st edition of the Ellie Cup. This tournament was sponsored by Hwang In-seong and the European Yonguseng Dojang and named after his newborn daughter.  Read more...
By Dominique Cornuejols | News | 22.02.2017 17:14 | Comments: 2
With 220 children coming from 18 different countries and more than 150 parents and team supporters, the EYGC was already in itself a huge event. But the addition of the International Grenoble Tournament (TIGGRE – Ellie Cup), which also attracted 80 participants, the presence of go professionals (Hayashi Sensei 6P coming from Japan, Catalin Taranu 5P, Ilya Shikshin 1P and Mateusz Surma 1P), of very strong Korean players (In-seong Hwang, Chi-min Oh, Seong-jin Kim) and of our invited guest Yumi Hotta, scenarist of the manga Hikaru no Go, transformed this event into quite an exceptional gathering.  Read more...
By Laura Avram | International | 17.02.2017 11:31
In a small town in the Carpathian mountains, almost 30 years ago, among other children and teenagers, there were two who got to define the way in which go would develop later in Europe. Their go teacher was a mathematician who to this very day still teaches children in the same little town. Did I catch your attention?   Read more...
By Marika Dubiel | European Pros | 11.02.2017 12:04 | Comments: 10
Between the 8th and 10th of February six European professionals fought for the title of the European Professional Go Champion in Saint-Petersburg, Russia. Find out why this tournament was so special, how to become a European professional go player and, of course, who became the European Professional Go Champion this year.  Read more...
By Laura Avram | Articles | 07.02.2017 12:25
The European Youth Go Team Championship, which took place between December 2016 and January 2017. This tournament serves as a warm-up for the European Youth Go Championship 2017, which will take place this month in Grenoble.   Read more...
By Pavol Lisy | News | 02.02.2017 21:48
The Olomouc International Tournament 2017 was held on the weekend of 27th-28th January in Olomouc, Czech Republic. The pleasant venue and great prize fund attracted 97 players from 9 countries. Eight players, who were 5 dan or stronger, from Czechia, Austria, Hungary and Poland participated in the tournament, which made it a pretty big competition.  Read more...
By Marika Dubiel | News | 01.02.2017 10:37 | Comments: 5
Ten players received money prizes after the finals of the Dutch Championship. The Dutch champion was undefeated. The female champion is still unknown. Find the story, the photos and the games from the last weekend in this report.  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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