Monthly Archives: May 2017

What to do when not playing Go

By |2017-05-30T16:07:29+02:00May 24th, 2017|

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 [...]

Please register your children for free daycare at EGC

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

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 [...]

You can also play Xiangqi (Chinese Chess) at EGC

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

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 [...]

First professionals confirm participation!

By |2017-05-16T17:42:01+02:00May 15th, 2017|

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 [...]