Omikron European Go Congress 2017
This EGC was the biggest in history: more than 800 people participated the Open European Championship and many more participated in the side events – in total over 1000!
Find out everything about the events and the program that took place. We thank all participants for joining in and making it an unforgettable experience! We have updated this page with many photos, videos and detailed results, so that you can recall your joyful memories – or so that know what you missed out! – Your EGC team
Watch all the photos and videos of the OMIKRON European Go Congress 2017! And submit your own photos to share with other participants.
How participants liked the congress
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 [...]
All results and videos now online!
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!
Hall of Fame
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 [...]
How to win Ke Jie (9p)? Go to the EGC!
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 [...]
The European Go Congress – Highlights of the second week
The following is a guest posting by the European Go Federation written by Yue Li and was first published here Following the first week, ruthless battles on go boards and the [...]
The European Go Congress – An Overview of the first week
The following is a guest posting by the European Go Federation written by Laura Avram and was first published here The European Go Congress is for many European go players the [...]
Tell us your opinion on the EGC and win a prize!
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 [...]
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 [...]
Remembering the Congress with Go portraits
And for those already reminiscing about the Go congress while it's barely over at this point, you can take a look at the gorgeous pictures by Zoé Constans who was [...]
Getting to know Zhang Tao 5p
At the end of our Go congress, during the bustle of people tearing down posters, packing Go materials and finishing up the last few tournaments, we had a word with [...]
Lost & Found with Pictures
Hello Congress attendees! I hope you have arrived safe and sound at home or at your next destination by now. However, there are still some things that might be waiting [...]
European Go Congress finished
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 [...]