European Championship 2023

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 23rd July, the final is on the next Sunday 30th July, together with the match for 3rd and 4th place.
The first 7 players will win points for the European Grand Prix.

EGC 2023 • Leipzig

Date : Sunday to Sunday, July 23rd - 30th, 2023
Place : Leipzig
Sponsors: EGF
Congress Webpage : European Go Championship 2023
1st place: Andrii Kravets
2nd place: Ali Jabarin
3rd place: Ashe Vazquez
4th place: Fredrik Blomback 

Pairings / Results

EC 2023 (Last 8)


EC 2023 (Until quarters)


Time Table

Sunday, 23rd July: 10:00 Round 1
Monday, 24th July: 10:00 Round 2
Tuesday, 25th July: 10:00 Round 3
Wendesday, 26th July: 10:00 Round 4
Thursday, 27th July: 10:00 Round 5
Friday, 28th July: 10:00 Quarter Final
Saturday, 29th July: 10:00 Semi Final
Sunday, 30st July: 11:00 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: 4.000 €
2nd Place: 2.500 €
3rd Place: 1.500 €
4th Place: 1.000 €
5th-8th Place: 500 €

Sponsored by 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: Li Yue


By Harry van der Krogt