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By Viktor Lin | International | 12.06.2017 12:58 | Comments: 3
The 38th World Amateur Go Championship, held at Sheraton Hotel in Guiyang, China from 2 to 9 June, concluded with the flawless victory of the Chinese representative Bai Baoxiang 8d.
This year, the competition for the runner-up places was extremely close. No one scored 7 victories, so the SOS tiebreaker played a big role in the distribution of the following places.  Read more...
By Viktor Lin | Reviews | 20.05.2017 17:57 | Comments: 8
Ever since AlphaGo's reemergence as Master (P), the unique ideas the AI presented keep recurring in pro games. Some of those ideas have been further polished. The 3-3 invasion is one such example.  Read more...
By Viktor Lin | News | 18.04.2017 23:35 | Comments: 3
The Easter tournament in Paris, sponsored by Variantes and Guo Juan's Go School, took place from 15 to 17 April. Overall, the tournament attracted 135 players, including several of Europe's best players to make an exceptionally strong top group.  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 Viktor Lin | European Pros | 26.03.2017 3:58 | Comments: 1
Artem Kachanovskyi 1p qualified for the 13th Sankei Cup main tournament through the pro preliminaries.
On Wednesday 29 March Artem will play 19-year-old amateur Miyagishi Reimei, a familiar face in Japan's go scene. The round starts at 12:30 Japanese time (05:30 Central European Summer Time) and you can follow the live broadcast on the Kansai Ki-in homepage.  Read more...
By Viktor Lin | Articles | 20.03.2017 1:48 | Comments: 1
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 Viktor Lin | News | 16.03.2017 19:58
Season 5 of the EGF Academy is about to start on 27 March. Having restructured some parts of the EGF Academy, we are recruiting new students and calling for supporters who want to profit while contributing!  Read more...
By Viktor Lin | News | 27.02.2017 1:12 | Comments: 1
Accompanying the European Youth Go Championship 2017 in Grenoble, the TIGGRE (Tournoi International de Go Grenoble) was held simultaneously from 18 to 19 February, also known as the 1st edition of the Ellie Cup. This tournament was sponsored by Hwang In-seong and the European Yonguseng Dojang and named after his newborn daughter.  Read more...
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25 Years EGCC Anniversary Go Tournament
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32nd Brussels Tournament
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20.01.2018
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15.03.2018
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05.05.2018
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19.05.2018
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Kido Cup
28.07.2018
11.08.2018
62nd European Go Congress
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08.09.2018
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