Dear go friends,
The Grenoble go club in partnership with the French Go Federation and on behalf of the European Go Federation will organise the European Youth Go Championships 2017 (EYGC 2017 European Youth Go Championship 2017 ) ) from February 17th to 20th 2017.
We will take this opportunity to organise the 1st International Go Tournament of Grenoble, the TIGGRE on February 18th & 19th 2017:
This prestigious tournament will offer several prizes to the best European go players. Players from Asia will also be there ! Why won’t you ?!
Please participate and help us to make this tournament – the TIGGRE – one of the biggest event of the European go world.
A word from president of Grenoble go club (Loîc Lefebvre):
For the first year, the go club of Grenoble organizes the EYGC. In order to make encounter all great european players – not only the young players – we decided to make a bigger event organizing a big size tournament : the TIGGRE (french accronym of International Go Tournament of GREnoble).
InSeong Hwang who is a member of the club and also one of the best player I know but overall a great friend wanted to help us organizing it and decided to give prizes for this tournament. We all thanks him for this special move -tesuji-
This is why this tournament will be named Ellie Cup this year, to celebrate another tesuji of Semi Lee and Inseong Hwang : the birth of their daughter, Ellie.
We will be really glad to host you for this tournament and before to let you know about rules, venue… I let you with the message of InSeong.
The International Go Tournament of Grenoble (TIGGRE – in french) will stand on the weekend of February 18th & 19th 2017.
- Time by player : Main time of 1h15 with a canadian Byo Yomi of 5 minutes for 15 stones.
- Top-group : the 16 best players (at the EGF scale the day of the tournament) will play against each other in a knock-out tournament.
Knocked-out players during the first two rounds will come back on the main tournament.
The 4 remaining players will face each other on the semi finale and then third and fourth place play-off and the final.
- Main Tournament : Mac Mahon tournament, Handicap -1 and MMS, SOS, SOSOS ranking
- Participation fees
|Category||Inscription before February 8th 2017||
After and at the venue
|6d+ (+2500 EGF)||Free||5€|
|-25years*, student, unemployed||15€||20€|
|Adulte +25y*, employed||20€||30€|
Payment at the venue, check or cash.
*age at the first day of the tournament.
|European Player||Non European Player|
|800 €||300 €|
|500 €||150 €|
100 € for the 4 victory-participants
Wainting for your subscription !
JAPAN GO CONGRESS a OSAKA CAMP
This year the Kansai Kiin will be organizing the 2nd Japan Go Congress (July 14-17, 2017). And also the Osaka Go Camp for the 5th time (June 25- July 13, 2017).
The website for both events is http://www.osakago.com, the registration is already open.
Could you please inform your Go community and Go friends about both events? Thank you in advance!
Wish you a Happy New Year!
Go Congress & Camp Team
North Europe Senior Open Go Championship
Welcome to the North Europe Senior Open Go Championship in Helsinki on 29.4.-1.5.2017. The registration has been opened.
See http://www.suomigo.net/wiki/North%20Europe%20Senior%20Open%20Go%20Championship for tournament information and
http://www.suomigo.net/wiki/North%20Europe%20Senior%20Open%20Go%20Championship2017Registration for registration. The tournament is for players over 50 years old. There will be a side tournament for other players.