1. Scouting house For the players who would like to stay in Amsterdam at a minimum cost, the following option is available: – 15 minutes walk from the EGCC – facilities include a kitchen (with kitchen utensils), two toilets and three water taps (there is no shower though!) – the scouting house is situated near
There are some important changes related to this year’s European Pair Go Championship. First of all, it has been decided to increase the number of rounds from 5 to 6. This change will decrease the influence of SOS on the results and will help to fairly select the best two top pairs which will represent
During the 20th anniversary of the EGCC celebrations, the visitors and Go players participated in a doll-making workshop given by Yumiko Kunimori. We would like to share her message with all supporters and participants of that workshop: Project “Thousand wish dolls for Japan” has now, March 2013, more than thousand wish dolls. We would like
January is a busy month on the Dutch Go scene as Dutch Go players occupy the EGCC for two whole weekends. This year they participated in the Dutch Championship, the Female Championship, the Youth Championship and two side tournaments. The main championship can be described in three words: surprising, fun and creative. The most surprising
You can download the results from here: results Iwamoto Memorial main tournament. The top 16 players will fight tomorrow in the knock-out tournament.
Go is a sport for girls! Of course, the majority of Go players are men, but women can also enjoy playing Go and get to a quite high level! To prove it, 15 strong females participated in the European Women Go Championship 2012 (7th-9th September, Brno). The competition was important, as the top three players qualified
Cheap accommodation The scouting house accommodation (3,75 euro per person per night) is now confirmed! We have 40 places, in two sleeping halls. Please see the accommodation website for more information and contact us if you want to have your place reserved! Notice: there is a Go player who would like to share a room in Abina
Friday evening’s lecture For the participants who arrive on Friday we would like to offer a lecture by professional Enda Hideki, 9p. This lecture will take place at the EGCC at the time which will be known later. The lecture is free of charge, but we need to know how many people are interested. If you would like