By Tony Claasen | News | 23.07.2017 18:43
The EGF has very beautiful T-Shirts available at the EC in Oberhof
By Jana Hricova | News | 18.07.2017 18:12 | Comments: 2
After the European Professional Qualification (EPQ) tournament had finished, the next day saw the Moyo Open tournament begin. All players in the EPQ also took part in the Moyo Open. They were joined by Pavol Lisy 1p and Mateusz Surma 1p, who had worked as commentators for the EPQ, the Mitic brothers, some top Czech players, and Schayan Hamrah from Austria. As a result, this edition of the tournament was one of the strongest ever held in its history. The MacMahon bar for the top group, which included 16 players, was set at the level of 5 dan.  Read more...
By Jana Hricova | News | 11.07.2017 5:48 | Comments: 10
The answer will be known this Friday (14th July, 2017) evening.
Sixteen top European players encountered in three preliminary rounds of the European Pro Qualification tournament (EPQ later) in Vienna, from 15 to 16 June, 2017. Namely, Andrii Kravets and Bohdan Zhurakovskyi from Ukraine, Viktor Lin from Austria, Lukas Podpera from the Czech Republic, Cornel Burzo and Cristian Gabriel Pop from Romania, Rob van Zeijst from the Netherlands, Csaba Mero from Hungary, Jonas Welticke, Lukas Kramer and Benjamin Teuber from Germany, Oscar Vazquez from Spain, Tangue le Calve and Benjamin Drean-Guenaizia from France, Stanislaw Freljak from Poland and Timur Sankin from Russia. Eight of them managed to score two wins, thus qualified for a final stage of the EPQ which will be held in Pardubice, 13-14 July, 2017.  Read more...
By Tony Claasen | News | 13.06.2017 18:58
14 games of eurpoean topplayers to review.
By Tony Claasen | News | 12.06.2017 23:53 | Comments: 2
This year we had again a Top 8 Round-Robin-Tournament, main-tournament, rengo-tournament and permanent lightning tournament.
Many side events like a poker-tournament and many simultenous games and lectures.
By Damir Medak | News | 21.05.2017 11:21
Croatian Go Association (HIGOU) is performing a go project in several schools in different cities of Croatia. The project name is “Go – the game that teaches us to think”. The partners are two primary schools (Zagreb and Lipovljani), two secondary schools (Zagreb and Kutina), one special education center (Velika Gorica), one kindergarten (Zagreb) and the City of Kutina. The project is financed for one school year (ending in August 2017) by Croatian Ministry of Science and Education and co-financed by the City of Kutina. We appreciate the kind support of Nihon ki-in and the Embassy of Japan to Croatia very much.  Read more...
By Tony Claasen | News | 07.05.2017 16:07
As a scribe I spent most of my time with the players of the Grand Slam Tournament.

As told in part one, my first game as scribe was the game between the two old timers Catalin Taranu and Alexandre Dinerchtein, a game which Alexandre won.

Because of this result Catalin was able to play in the team tournament together with his friends Cristian Pop and Cornel Burzo.  Read more...
By Tony Claasen | News | 03.05.2017 10:43 | Comments: 1
A few weeks before both tournaments started, for me the preparations had already begun. Laptops and a projector had to be organized and prepared for this event, so that all the games could be broadcast via KGS and that players from the China Cup Berlin could watch the games in the Grand Slam without disturbing the players.  Read more...
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