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By Laura Avram | Articles | 08.05.2017 13:17 | Comments: 2
Have you ever wondered what go tournaments were like in Europe 20, 30 or maybe even 50 years ago? To offer a glimpse of this, last month I translated the impressions which a player had after attending the first National Romanian Go Championship, which took place in 1986 in Cluj-Napoca. Now I continue by translating the set of rules of the same tournament.  Read more...
By Viktor Lin | Articles | 01.04.2017 20:13 | Comments: 3
As if the touchscreen table was not enough reason for a go player to visit Vienna/Austria, another go landmark has been installed in the heart of Vienna: a monument to AlphaGo.  Read more...
By Marika Dubiel | Articles | 01.04.2017 10:12 | Comments: 1
Are you a beginner who is hesitating whether or not to invest in a standard wooden go board and proper go stones? Or are you an advanced player searching for a creative DIY challenge? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this post is for you. To help you decide on the right solution, the ideas presented are ranked in a go-fashion according to the level of your DIY skills.  Read more...
By Viktor Lin | Articles | 20.03.2017 1:48 | Comments: 3
From September 2016 to February 2017, six European players were handpicked to study go in China under the CEGO Academic Programme: the two professionals Ali Jabarin 1p and Mateusz Surma 1p; two players, Jonas Welticke 6d and Stanisław Frejlak 6d, who recently joined the realm of 6d players in order to qualify for the programme; and two youngsters, Vjacheslav Kajmin 4d (now 5d) and Oscar Vazquez 3d (now 4d), who promptly won the European U20 and U16 Youth Champion titles respectively after returning from Beijing.
Below you can find the diary of Jonas Welticke who, in his unique artistic writing style (not quite unlike his go style), gives a first-hand recount, highlighting selected details of his experiences during the CEGO Academic Programme in Beijing.  Read more...
By Laura Avram | Articles | 07.02.2017 12:25
The European Youth Go Team Championship, which took place between December 2016 and January 2017. This tournament serves as a warm-up for the European Youth Go Championship 2017, which will take place this month in Grenoble.   Read more...
By Marika Dubiel | Articles | 23.12.2016 14:46 | Comments: 1
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...
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