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800+ participants registered

Our pre-registration has passed 800 participants and with some more visitors expected to register on site, we are going straight for the big round 1000. While there are a lot of registrations from Western European countries, we are especially happy that players from further away countries like Russia or Ukraine, from East Asia and America and even from South [...]

By | 2017-06-27T20:57:54+02:00 June 20th, 2017|

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

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 [...]

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

Affordable meal options available

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. [...]

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

Please register your children for free daycare at EGC

Go parents! We offer a free daycare service for small children at the congress who need constant looking-after. Your children will be safe and happy with our experienced nannies while you are playing your tournament games without the need to worry about the little ones. However, we would like to know how many children will be attending [...]

By | 2017-05-22T19:01:09+02:00 May 22nd, 2017|

You can also play Xiangqi (Chinese Chess) at EGC

We are happy to welcome the German Xiangqi Federation to the EGC in Oberhof this year. Apart from Go, many of us are interested in other tactical games that stimulate our creativity. One such game is Xiangqi, also known as Chinese Chess. Unlike other Chess variants, Xiangqi features a river and a palace on the board, pieces that are strictly [...]

By | 2017-06-27T20:42:56+02:00 May 16th, 2017|

Affordable accommodation options available

Not everyone necessarily has the budget to afford a hotel room in Oberhof. We want to give you a chance for a cheap alternative nevertheless, so we have organized a gym hall to stay in as long as you can bring your own sleeping mats and sleeping bags. You may also want to bring earplugs for [...]

By | 2017-04-22T21:42:43+02:00 April 22nd, 2017|

All the family benefits at EGC Oberhof on one page

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 and off the EGC venue and [...]

By | 2017-01-28T13:22:16+01:00 January 26th, 2017|