Monthly Archives: June 2017

“Triple pack” of Asian Chess!

By |2017-06-27T20:42:14+02:00June 27th, 2017|

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 [...]

Affordable meal options available

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

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. [...]

“Speakers Night” at the EGC 2017

By |2017-06-07T14:58:15+02:00June 6th, 2017|

As a novelty at this EGC we will hold a "Speakers Night" on Wednesday, August 2, 2017. Congress participants are invited to deliver a speech on any topic of their choice. The presentations can be in any language, but all presentations have to be accompanied by a PDF file with text in English. [...]