Iwamoto Europe Foundation


Dieter: Can we just merge this comment into European Go Cultural Centre?

bugcat: Is there a good reason to merge? The Iwamoto Europe Foundation isn't a suborganisation of the EGCC; it only uses funds from the EGCC's sale. Similarly, the T. Mark Hall Foundation provided the money to purchase the London Go Centre, but I don't think we'd group those together.

"Two years ago <the European Go Cultural Centre> was sold. ... It was bought in 1991 for 658k euros.

The money for the purchase was given by the Japanese. Sold it for 2.7 million euros. Of that 1 million the Japanese asked to return to Nihon-Kiin.

After deducting miscellaneous expenses, 1.5 million euros went to Iwamoto’s fund <the Iwamoto Europe Foundation>. It will be spread over 25 years. To be spent on the development of Go in Europe."

-- 2021 comment by Alexander Dinerchtein, translated from Russian by AI

Iwamoto Europe Foundation last edited by bugcat on August 12, 2021 - 18:53
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