Monthly Archives: June 2017

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“Triple pack” of Asian Chess!

By | 2017-06-27T20:42:14+02:00 June 27th, 2017|

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 [...]

Lee Hajin aka “Haylee” will hold a book signing at EGC

By | 2017-06-16T13:40:19+02:00 June 13th, 2017|

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 [...]

Affordable meal options available

By | 2017-06-09T10:49:36+02:00 June 9th, 2017|

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. [...]

“Speakers Night” at the EGC 2017

By | 2017-06-07T14:58:15+02:00 June 6th, 2017|

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. [...]