European Championship 2022

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 24th July, the final is on the next Sunday 31st July, together with the match for 3rd and 4th place.
The first 7 players will win points for the European Grand Prix.

EGC 2022 • Vatra Dornei

Date : Sunday to Sunday, July 24th - 31st, 2022
Place : Vatra Dornei
Sponsors: EGF,  Pandanet
Congress Webpage : European Go Championship 2022
EGD: E220724A
1st place: Benjamin Dréan-Guénaïzia
2nd place: Artem Kachanovskyi
3rd place: Fredrik Blomback
4th place: Nikola Mitic

Pairings / Results

EC 2022 (Last 8)


EC 2022 (Until quarters)


A minimum of two boards will be transmitted on Pandanet
Time Table

Sunday, 24th July: 10:00 Round 1
Monday, 25th July: 10:00 Round 2
Tuesday, 26th July: 10:00 Round 3
Wendesday, 27th July: 10:00 Round 4
Thursday, 28th July: 10:00 Round 5
Friday, 29th July: 10:30 (because of group photo) Quarter Final
Saturday, 30th July: 10:00 Semi Final
Sunday, 31st July: 10:00 Final and Small Final

Time settings: Fischer Time, 80 minutes basic with 40 seconds additional time
Round management: Round 4 results are not counted as games played in the main tournament.

Prize Money

1st Place: 2.500 €
2nd Place: 1.500 €
3rd Place: 1.000 €
4th Place: 500 €
5th-8th Place: 250 €

Sponsored by Pandanet, the European Go Federation and the European Go Congress

Participating Players


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: Tony Claasen


By Harry van der Krogt