European Championship 2019

32 players compete in a double knockout to become the european champion.
The championship is played over eight rounds: The first round starts on Sunday 21st July, the final is on the next Sunday 28th July, together with the match for 3rd and 4th place.
The first 7 players will win points for the European Grand Prix.

EGC 2019 • Brussels

Date : Sunday to Sunday, July 21st - 28th, 2019
Place : IHECS (Institut des Hautes Etudes de Communication Sociale), 60 rue de l’Étuve, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium: Organizer's announcement, map
Sponsors: EGF, CEGO, Pandanet.
EGD: E190727A

1st place: Ilya Shikshin
2nd place: Artem Kachanovskyi
3rd place: Lukáš Podpera
4th place: Stanislaw Frejlak

Pairings / Results


EC 2019 (Last 8)

EC 2019 (Until quarters)


A minimum of two boards will be transmitted on Pandanet.

Time Table

Sunday, 21st July: 11:00 Round 1
Monday, 22nd July: 10:00 Round 2
Tuesday, 23rd July: 10:00 Round 3
Wendesday, 24th July: 10:00 Round 4
Thursday, 25th July: 10:00 Round 5
Friday, 26th July: 10:30 (because of group photo) Quarter Final
Saturday, 27th July: 10:00 Semi Final
Sunday, 28th July: 10:00 Final and Small Final

Time settings: Fischer Time, 90 minutes basic with 45 seconds additional time
Round management: Round 4 results are not counted as games played in the main tournament.

Prize Money

1st Place: 4000 €
2nd Place: 2500 €
3rd Place: 1500 €
4th Place: 1000 €
5th-8th Place: 500 €

Sponsored by the European Go Federation and the European Go Congress

Participating Players

The wild-card of the organizing country was awarded to tba
tba got a wild-card for winning this year's European Youth Championship.


In the Rules of the European Go Championship you can find the setup of the european championship with more details about the selection criteria.

Referee: Viktor Bogdanov


EGC Brussels 2019 thanks to Misha Krylov