With a closing ceremony full of awards and a guqin concert the OMIKRON European Go Congress 2017 in Oberhof officially ended. It was the biggest Go Congress in history and we thank all participants and helpers who made this an unforgettable experience! Although two weeks of excitement and fun have ended, we are not sad, [...]
After round 9 and 9 straight wins, Zhang Tao 5p from China is set to be the winner of this year's Open European Championship, or "Main" tournament! Even in case he loses his game tomorrow (which seems unlikely), his opponents' score will still be higher than the only other potential contender, Li Xiaoxi 2p. Congratulations, [...]
Correction: A previous version of this article stated Li and Zhang could still play in the upcoming rounds, which is not possible anymore. The Euro Open tournament is all but decided right now with Zhang Tao 5p continuing his winning streak to 8 after defeating top Korean player Kim Youngsam 7d. At the same time, [...]
Seemingly no time has passed since our last summary and here we are already at the middle of week 2. Many, many tournaments have concluded since then, so let's not waste any more time. First though, the European Open Tournament looks all but decided right now. Zhang Tao 5p is still dominating the ranks with [...]
The more commentary the better, right? Diana Koszegi 1p and Kim Seungjun 9p shared their thoughts on Sunday's finale game Ilya Shikshin 1p vs. Mateusz Surma 1p on the Youtube channel Igo Weiqi Baduk. Enjoy!