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By Lorenz Trippel | News | 01.08.2016 18:49
Like last year 22 countries sent a representative to the assembly. With different numbers of votes for each country, the majority was reached at 26 votes. Some countries have only 1 vote because of a reduced membership fee, most countries have 2 votes and the bigger countries like Russia, Germany, France and Holland have 4.  Read more...
By Tony Atkins | News | 01.08.2016 11:05 | Comments: 1
Ilya Shikshin became the 60th European Champion by beating Ali Jabarin in the final at the EGC in St Petersburg.  Read more...
By Tony Atkins | News | 25.07.2016 13:05
The 60th European Go Congress got under way on 23rd July in Saint Petersburg. 456 players took part in round one.  Read more...
By Tony Atkins | News | 25.07.2016 12:54
Pandanet Go European Team Championship, with over-the-board finals played at the European Go Congress in St Petersburg, Russia, was won by Ukraine.  Read more...
By Kim Ouweleen | News | 04.07.2016 13:50
Merlijn Kuin 6d qualified to represent the Netherlands at the Korean Prime Minister's Cup that will take place in Buan from 3-9 September 2016.
Kuin defeated Geert Groenen 6d in the finals of the Dutch elimination tournament that took place on the 2nd of July in the European Go Cultural Center in Amstelveen.  Read more...
By Marc Oliver Rieger | News | 12.06.2016 11:56
At the European Go Congress 2015 in Liberec, together with Prof. Mei Wang (WHU, Otto-Beisheim-School of Management, Germany), I conducted a survey among the participants. Here, I would like to summarize the main results  Read more...
By Pavol Lisy | News | 06.06.2016 14:35
Google DeepMind announced the non profit recipients of the $1 million prize fund from the AlphaGo vs Lee Sedol tournament today.
The fund will be split between UNICEF UK, Raspberry Pi/Code Club, the American Go Association, the European Go Federation and the Korean Baduk (Go) Association.  Read more...
By Pavol Lisy | News | 01.06.2016 16:20
On May 21th a great record was made in St. Petersburg – more than 200 people played Go in the city center. This day, the simultaneous games took place: 27 strongest Go players from all over country were fighting with 191 participants.   Read more...
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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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