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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...
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...
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The 17th International Istanbul Go Tournament
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Tournoi de Bordeaux
21.10.2017
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25 Years EGCC Anniversary Go Tournament
20.10.2017
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40th Belgrade Open
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28.10.2017
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32nd Brussels Tournament
28.10.2017
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17.11.2017
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24.11.2017
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Gothenburg Open
13.01.2018
14.01.2018
22nd Orsay Go Tournament
13.01.2018
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“Mini Go Congress” Trier
18.01.2018
21.01.2018
Grand Prix Final Olomouc
20.01.2018
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26th Olomouc International Go Tournament
07.04.2018
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European Pair Go Championship
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10th Strasbourg international tournament
28.07.2018
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62nd European Go Congress

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