News

By Fabian Bambusch | International | 04.01.2017 22:58 | Comments: 2
DeepMind CEO Demis Hassabis has confirmed via Twitter just now that mysterious Tygem user Master(P) who managed an amazing 60-0 winning streak against professionals is none other than go AI AlphaGo itself.
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By Pavol Lisy | News | 03.01.2017 18:06 | Comments: 10
In order to celebrate the upcoming new TYGEM mobile app this February and the new desktop client this July, TYGEM is pleased to announce a historical event: a competition between Kim Seung-Jun and EGF Pros!  Read more...
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 Viktor Lin | International | 26.12.2016 14:49
The Kansai Ki-in will host the 5th annual Osaka Go Camp 25 June to 13 July, 2017. The second Japan Go Congress will be held 14-17 July. This year more than 80 participated in the camp and 300 attended the congress. Both events are open for all levels, from beginner to 7 dan.  Read more...
By Marika Dubiel | Articles | 23.12.2016 14:46
What happens to your brain when you play go? Most of the statements about the cognitive benefits of playing go are based on hearsay (someone said so) or common sense (of course, mental training improves your mental capacities!). This article introduces some of the most interesting neuroscientific findings to the general audience.  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 Laura Avram | International | 12.12.2016 15:51 | Comments: 2
The 27th International Amateur Pair Go Championship took place in Tokyo on the 3rd and 4th December 2016 at the same time as the 3rd World Students Pair Go Championship and the JAPG Cup (the latter being a tournament only for Japanese players). Having now arrived at the 27th edition, it can be said that it's one of the longest running international go tournaments  Read more...
By Laura Avram | International | 11.12.2016 23:06 | Comments: 1
This year, together with three more European players, I had the pleasure to participate in the 3rd edition of the World Students Pair Go Championship in Japan. The event took place on the 3rd and 4th December 2016 in Tokyo, Japan.  Read more...
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News from the Omikron European Go Congress

How to win Ke Jie (9p)? Go to the EGC! (Aug 15, 2017 14:25)
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The European Go Congress – Highlights of the second week (Aug 10, 2017 07:05)
The following is a guest posting by the European Go Federation written by Yue Li and was first pu...

The European Go Congress – An Overview of the first week (Aug 10, 2017 07:00)
The following is a guest posting by the European Go Federation written by Laura Avram and was fir...

Tell us your opinion on the EGC and win a prize! (Aug 9, 2017 19:13)
How did you like the EGC? We've put together a survey to make future congresses even better! Plea...

EGC Photos! (Aug 7, 2017 17:07)
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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

See also the full EGF Calendar (including world calendar).