Thanks to our survey, we now know that the congress was really well received! Nearly half (43%) of the participants who had already taken part in EGC thought that it was the best! Overall grade for this: 1.5 (1=very good, 2=good, 3=not so good, 4=bad). The location also achieved a total of 2.0, despite food [...]
All results (also from side events) and all videos are now on the webpage. Thanks to all tournament organisers for the results and to Misha for providing the nice clips!
The "Outstanding Breathtaking Extraordinary Real Hall of Fame", in short: "OBERHoF", is now online... So if you want to see the heroes of the European Go Congress (or show off to others if you were one of them ;-) then take a look!
Just ten days after winning the Open European Go Championship, Zhang Tao (5p, left on the photo) defeated Ke Jie (9p, right), the number one in the world, in the semifinal of the CCTV Rapid Go Cup. Jokes on WeChat say that participating the European Go Congress must have made him stronger. – So maybe [...]
How did you like the EGC? We've put together a survey to make future congresses even better! Please take a few minutes and answer it – and with a bit of luck you can win a nice EGC souvenir! English version Deutsche Version
More and more photos are being shared on the EGC webpage! Please take a look and enjoy the nice memories. If you also have photos to share, please let us know and we can link your photo library there – whether it is on Flickr, Facebook, Dropbox, your own webpage or somewhere else. The official [...]
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, [...]
For the first time in history, the European Go Federation has published a yearbook about European go. With no less than 576 pages, the yearbook reports on all the National Championships, the most important go events in Europe, the rise of AlphaGo and much more. The yearbook will be for sale at the EGC with [...]
Due to high demand by some groups of Go players there will be a direct bus service to the Panorama Hotel from Frankfurt International Airport on Friday, 21 July. There are some places left, so you may join if you wish. Please book the buses by email to Michael Marz stating your name, the amount [...]
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 [...]