European Student Championship
Leksand / Sweden

15-16.08.2018


Time Table:
14.08. Tuesday
17:00 -19:00 Registration

15.08 Wednesday
09:00 - 09.45 Registration
09:45 Opening
10:00 1st round
14:00 2nd round
18:00 3rd round

16.08 Thursday
10:00 4th round
14:00 5th round
18:00 Prize-giving

Qualification:

To be eligible to participate at the ESGC, the player needs to be amateur player and a university student born in 1989 or later with a citizenship of an EGF member-country.
Players starting to study in September 2018 are also eligible but have to show a paper where the start at a university is confirmed.

Rules:

MacMahon system, 5 rounds, even games
Tiebreakers: SOS, direct comparison
Fischertime, 45 minutes basic / 20 seconds per move
komi 6,5 points. Japanese rules.
The organizer can change the tournament system according to the total number of players.

Prizes:

First two male and female players will be eligible to go to the 5th World Students Pair Go Championship in Tokyo in December 2018. . Accommodation and meals are covered by the organiser as well as 50% of the flight cost.

First player will be eligible to go at the"College Championship", sponsored by the Ing Foundation. Date and place to be determinated later. The flight-ticket is supported by the EGF with an upper limit of € 750.

Distribution of qualification spots amongst tied players will be decided by SOSOS, followed by post tournament rating.

Prizes are not cumulative.

Event place:

 

Recommended accommodation:

 

How to reach Leksand:
Easiest way: Flight to Stockholm-Arlanda and train to Leksand. Last train in the evening departing from airport Arlanda at 20:06. 
Cheap flights with Norwegian direct from Munich, Amsterdam, Berlin, Budapest and Prague.
With Easyjet direct to Arlanda from Basel, Geneva, Lyon, LOndon and Milano
Alternatives:
-- By car roads E20, E6, E4, #50 and #70, 700 km in Sweden from Öresund-bridge, max 8 hours to drive
-- By train either via Stockholm or via Mjölby Ludvika Borlänge or via Norrköping Sala Borlänge. Europe-tickets € 39 from Germany to Stockholm

-- Airport Stockholm-Skavsta (south of Stockholm) for Ryanair and Wizzair. Then shuttle-bus to Stockholm Central and train. 5 hours to travel in Sweden

link to google maps

Contact:

martin.go.europe@gmail.com


Register me:

# Reg Date Name City / Club Country Strength
1 26.09.2017 Lukas Podpera APWS Czech republic 7 Dan
2 26.09.2017 Adriana Tomsu Tfmi Czech republic 1 Dan
3 11.10.2017 Dan Li Gothenburg Sweden 2 Kyu
4 11.10.2017 Tim Cech Potsdam Germany 1 Dan