Please save some space in your luggage for our EGC T-Shirts that we will offer at the Info Desk! This year, we will have several designs and colours, so don't wait too long before your favourite colour is sold out...
Chess, the nephew of Go, has a couple of lesser known siblings. We are happy that at this year's European Go Congress you can learn all three East Asian variants of chess: Chinese chess (Xiangqi), Japanese chess (Shogi) and Korean chess (Janggi). There will be introduction sessions and on the weekend real tournaments (and special [...]
We are happy to announce that Li Pengpeng, one of the best Guqin players in Europe, who had previously given concerts in Europe and China, will perform with her music group "TaoYuan" at the European Go Congress. The music performance will be integrated into the closing ceremony on August 5 and promises to bring together [...]
Zoé Constans is a French artist specialised in illustrations and sketches in various events. Zoé began playing Go 3 years ago and since then, she has naturally drawn Go players. She was invited to tournaments as an artist such as the Korean Prime Minister's Cup, the Paris Tournament and other local French tournaments. You [...]
We're happy to announce that Lee Hajin 3p, also known as "Haylee", will attend a book signing at EGC this year to celebrate the German translated edition of her book "Outside the Board: Diary of a Professional Go Player" (Amazon). The signing will take place on Saturday, July 29th, and you will be able to [...]
Congress participants with little money to spend can already choose the nearby gym hall (~1.5 km from the congress venue) as accommodation instead of a hotel (more information here). But now you can save even more! If you sleep in the gym hall, you can now eat in the school cafeteria for a very good price. [...]
As a novelty at this EGC we will hold a "Speakers Night" on Wednesday, August 2, 2017. Congress participants are invited to deliver a speech on any topic of their choice. The presentations can be in any language, but all presentations have to be accompanied by a PDF file with text in English. [...]