Welcome to the European Go Congress in Oberhof!
As you probably know, Germany became host of the European Go Congress 2017 just a few days before Christmas 2016. Despite the short time that this leaves for the preparation of the congress, I can assure you that we will make your time in Germany most enjoyable. Besides the main tournaments, we will set up a wide variety of side tournaments, including some new events such as Biathlon Go (giving […]
Spring hasn’t arrived yet, but already 500 people from 36 countries have registered for this summer’s European Go Congress! We can expect a large EGC with many players – a meeting for young and old, for everybody from beginner to pro.
Visitors to the EGC are very lucky this year since they will be able to visit the Documenta in the city of Kassel at the same time as the congress. Documenta is a reputable exhibition of contemporary art and a mainstay for German culture. It was founded in 1955 […]
Not everybody is fluent in English:
Fragen? 質問? вопросы? 问题? 질문사항?
Wir sprechen Deutsch! 私たちは日本語話せます！ мы говорим по-русски! 我们会说中文！한국어 통역가능!
No Go players without Go teachers! To help them with their efforts of spreading Go, we will offer a workshop for Go teachers at the EGC. Successful participants will obtain a certificate by the European Go Teacher Association. The workshop is accessible to everybody interested in teaching Go. – Whether you already […]
The documentary film “The Surrounding Game” will have its European premiere at the European Go Congress in Oberhof. The movie makers will also be in Oberhof during the first week of the EGC. We are looking forward to meet them!
For congress participants the screenings will be free. Tickets for […]
We all love playing at least one board game: Go! But of course there are more, and not only the classical ones. There have been many new inventions since Go. (You might have heard of Settler of Catan, e.g.?) Since these board games are typical for Germany, we plan a large […]
We want the European Go Congress 2017 to be a wonderful event for everybody. So if you want to save some money while attending the EGC, we can help you on that:
- Save money on your flight ticket. We have a special deal with KLM/Air France to let you enjoy reduced air […]
Everyone is welcome at EGC Oberhof! But Families with children will have a harder time than average planning their vacation at the Congress. To help with this, we have put together all the most attractive offers and activities that are especially appealing for families! You will have a blast on […]
A picture says a thousand words. We have put together moving pictures in the form of a promo video for the upcoming European Go Congress and for the city of Oberhof. In just over five minutes it will show you some of the most terrific and fun activities on […]
We are happy to announce that the program of the European Go Congress is ready! You will see that it is packed with more than 20 different tournaments and many other activities, so you can look forward to two wonderful weeks full of Go, excitement and fun in Oberhof!