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 [...]
On-site registration at the EGC is possible, but: here are three reasons to register in advance: You ensure that we will have all congress material (including the stylish EGC congress bag) for you!* You save us a lot of hassle and reduce waiting times at arrival! All participants who registered online will automatically take part [...]
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 [...]
In Oberhof, there are many events you can join during the two weeks of the EGC. We have collected some suggestions for you (see below). Moreover, there are many other activities and places worth visiting that are listed on our Tourism page. The Oberhof Tourist Information will assist you (free of charge!) if you have questions or [...]
We are glad to announce that professionals from Japan, Korea and Europe will take part at the EGC and will be there for you for game reviews, simultaneous games and lectures. Among them are Hayashi Kozo, Ohashi Hirofumi, Catalin Taranu, Taguchi Misei, Antti Törmänen, Yoon Young Sun and Inseong Hwang. More professionals will probably join! If you want to know more about [...]
Late registration fees start after April 15, so hurry up to save money on the European Go Congress! More than 600 people from 38 countries of all levels have already registered, so join in for the fun – whether you're a top player or an absolute beginner!
New in Go? Feeling unsure if you're strong enough to join the European Go Congress? Aren't events like this only for stronger players? Don't worry! There will be plenty of beginners at the EGC – more than at any other Go event in Europe! There are also plenty of nice side tournaments for you to chose from and [...]
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. Come and join, too!
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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 have teaching experience or want to first [...]