European Go Congress

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The European Go Congress is a two week event held in the summer. The congress is held in a different country each year, generally spanning the last week of July and the first week of August.

During the congress, the European Championship is played.

The European Go Congress has normally been the largest go event outside Asia. Recent congresses have generally attracted over 500 participants, many of whom stay the full two weeks.

Future congress locations

No Year City Country Official Website
63. 2019 Brussels Belgium [ext] http://egc2019.be/
62. 2018 Pisa Italy [ext] http://egc2018.it/

Past congress locations

The European Go Congress has been held 61 times as of 2017.

See Wikipedia article for more details: [ext] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European_Go_Championship

No Year City Country European Champion Winner Open website
61. 2017 Oberhof Germany Ilya Shikshin Zhang Tao [ext] http://egc2017.eu/
60. 2016 St. Petersburg Russia Ilya Shikshin Kim Youngsam [ext] http://egc2016.ru/
59. 2015 Liberec Czechia Fan Hui Wang Zheming [ext] http://egc2015.cz/
58. 2014 Sibiu Romania Fan Hui Tong Yulin [ext] http://egc2014.com/
57. 2013 Olsztyn Poland Fan Hui
56. 2012 Bonn Germany Jan Simara Song Jun Hyup [ext] website
55. 2011 Bordeaux France Ilya Shikshin Kim Youngsam [ext] website
54. 2010 Tampere Finland Ilya Shikshin [ext] website
53. 2009 Groningen Netherlands Alexandre Dinerchtein Kim Eunkuk? [ext] website
52. 2008 Leksand Sweden Catalin Taranu Park Jong-wook?
51. 2007 Villach Austria Ilja Shikshin Hong Seok-ui? [ext] website
50. 2006 Frascati (Rome) Italy Svetlana Shikshina Park Chi-seon?
49. 2005 Prague Czechia Alexandre Dinerchtein
48. 2004 Tuchola Poland Alexandre Dinerchtein Young Kwang-sung?
47. 2003 St. Petersburg Russia Alexandre Dinerchtein Hong Seul-ki
46. 2002 Zagreb Croatia Alexandre Dinerchtein
45. 2001 Dublin Ireland Andrei Kulkov
44. 2000 Strausberg (Berlin) Germany Alexandre Dinerchtein Lee Hyuk
43. 1999 Podbanske Slovakia Alexandre Dinerchtein
42. 1998 Mamaia Romania Robert Mateescu Lee Hyuk
41. 1997 Marseilles France Guo Juan Lee Hyuk
40. 1996 Abano Terme Italy Guo Juan
39. 1995 Tuchola Poland Guo Juan
38. 1994 Maastricht Netherlands Guo Juan
37. 1993 Prague Czechia Rob van Zeijst
36. 1992 Canterbury United Kingdom Alexei Lazarev Takashi Matsutomo?
35. 1991 Namur Belgium Alexei Lazarev Shu-tai Zhang
34. 1990 Vienna Austria Rob van Zeijst
33. 1989 Nis Yugoslavia Matthew Macfadyen Toshiyuki Sogabe?
32. 1988 Hamburg West Germany Tibor Pocsai
31. 1987 Grenoble France Matthew Macfadyen
30. 1986 Budapest Hungary Ronald Schlemper
29. 1985 Terschelling Netherlands Ronald Schlemper
28. 1984 Porrentry Switzerland Matthew Macfadyen Hong Tay You? [ext] website
27. 1983 Edinburgh United Kingdom Janusz Kraszek
26. 1982 Copenhagen Denmark Ronald Schlemper
25. 1981 Linz Austria Rob van Zeijst
24. 1980 Mali Losinj Yugoslavia Matthew Macfadyen
23. 1979 Königswinter West Germany Jürgen Mattern
22. 1978 Paris France Helmut Hasibeder
21. 1977 Rijswijk Netherlands Wolfgang Isele
20. 1976 Cambridge United Kingdom Patrick Merissert
19. 1975 Krems Austria Jürgen Mattern
18. 1974 Zagreb Yugoslavia Manfred Wimmer
17. 1973 Sprendlingen West Germany Jürgen Mattern
16. 1972 Enschede Netherlands Jürgen Mattern
15. 1971 Bristol United Kingdom Zoran Mutabzija
14. 1970 Vienna Austria Jürgen Mattern
13. 1969 Ljubljana Yugoslavia Manfred Wimmer
12. 1968 West Berlin West Germany Jürgen Mattern
11. 1967 Staufen West Germany Zoran Mutabzija
10. 1966 London United Kingdom Jürgen Mattern
9. 1965 Mnisek Pod Brdy Czechoslovakia Jürgen Mattern
8. 1964 Scheveningen Netherlands Wichard von Alvensleben
7. 1963 Barsinghausen West Germany Wichard von Alvensleben
6. 1962 Garmisch Partenkirchen West Germany Wichard von Alvensleben
5. 1961 Baden bei Wien Austria Wichard von Alvensleben
4. 1960 Oud Poelgeest Netherlands Günter Ciessow
3. 1959 Oberwarmsteinach West Germany Fritz Dueball
2. 1958 Altenmark Wienerwald Austria Fritz Dueball
1. 1957 Cuxhaven West Germany Fritz Dueball

See also: the wiki [ext] EGC organisers' handbook


European Go Congress last edited by karlsgo on August 14, 2017 - 20:21
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