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By Pavol Lisy | International | 23.11.2016 10:47
The Nihon Ki-in (Japanese Go association) agreed with Deep Zen Go‘s programmer and its sponsor to set up a ‘three games match’ with the legendary Cho Chikun (9p) on 19th, 20th and 23rd November 2016. The games were very interesting, and it seems like Cho Chikun(9) knows how to play against Computer Go.  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.
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By Viktor Lin | Reviews | 15.11.2016 23:08
On 2 November 2016, Artem Kachanovskyi 1p defeated Sonoda Yuichi 9p in the final round of the Sankei Cup pro division preliminaries. A commentary of this game was provided by Ge Yuhong Go Academy, the biggest Go school in China.  Read more...
By Viktor Lin | International | 02.11.2016 18:15 | Comments: 1
The preliminary rounds of the 13th Sankei Cup were played on 31 October and 2 November 2016.
This is the third time that the Kansai Ki-in invites foreign pros to play in the annual tournament sponsored by the Sankei newspaper. Europe was represented by the EGF pros Artem Kachanovskiy 1p and Mateusz Surma 1p.  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...
By Daniela Trinks | News | 15.10.2016 2:44
About 40 teachers from 15 countries gathered for the ‘Seminar on Didactics of Strategic Games’ at Cambridge University, sharing their expertise on teaching Go, chess and other games at schools. A variety of relevant topics were covered such as learning psychology, teaching methods & materials, business models of educational programs, marketing and research. For example, Prof. Barry Hymer (University of Cumbria in Lancaster) introduced new studies on learners’ mindsets, and their implications on teaching methods. Alessandro Dominici talked about his Chess teaching project and how he managed to apply successfully for ERASMUS funds. Rita Atkins addressed important issues related to accrediting chess teachers. Paul Barchilon from the American Go Foundation (AGF) presented their great work of supporting Go teachers in the US, as well as his own experiences as a very enthusiastic Go teacher and American Go Association (AGA) organiser of youth activities for years.  Read more...
By Viktor Lin | Reviews | 10.10.2016 18:21 | Comments: 1
On 20 August 2016, two of the best players of Korea, Kim Jiseok 9p (White) and Choi Cheolhan 9p (Black), faced each other in the Korean league. A phenomenon occured that the grand majority of go players will never see in a lifetime in their own games: the Two-Headed Dragon.  Read more...
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Date Event
28.04.2017
01.05.2017
Grand Slam Berlin
29.04.2017
01.05.2017
2nd International City Team Tournament (8th China Cup)
20.05.2017
21.05.2017
Strasbourg international tournament
25.05.2017
28.05.2017
Amsterdam International Go Tournament
24.05.2017
28.05.2017
International Go Festival
15.06.2017
16.06.2017
European Pro Qualification
Rounds 1-3
17.06.2017
18.06.2017
Vienna international tournament
23.06.2017
25.06.2017 
Slovak Go Festival
13.07.2017
14.07.2017
European Pro Qualification
Rounds 4-6
15.07.2017
16.07.2017
Pardubice Festival
23.07.2017
30.07.2016
European Championship (Level A Bonus Point)
22.07.2017
06.08.2017
61st European Go Congress
19.08.2017
20.08.2017
European Women's Championship
01.09.2017
03.09.2017
Moravian Open, Brno, Go club Brno
09.09.2017
10.09.2017
European Student Championship
14.09.2017
16.09.2017
Grand Slam Warsaw

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