Looking forward… September
2022 Confucius Cup
Register now for the Confucius Cup, taking place over the weekend of 23rd–25th September on the campus of UCD in Dublin. Over 30 players have already signed up, including two European pros.
The IGA are looking for volunteers to scribe board 1 to OGS. If you are interested, contact Niall (The Awesome Penguin) on Discord.
Further Ahead… October
The second season of the league will kick off in October
European Pair Go Championship 2022
Taking place in Strasbourg on 8th-9th
Dublin – Wednesday 19:30 in Toners
Online – Thursday 20:00 on Discord, with games played primarily in the OGS Ireland Group
Lisburn – Saturday 10:00 at 60-62 Longstone Street as part of Lisburn Chess club. Also Monday 18:30 – check FB or message to confirm!
On the continent…
European Go Congress 2024
Registration is open for the 2024 European Go Congress, Toulouse. Join the hundred already signed up.
European Go Congress 2022
The EGF have a few articles relating to the 64th EGC:
Antonius Claasen has some impressions and an interview with Benjamin Dréan-Guénaïzia the 2022 European Champion.
He also posts about the Pandanet European Team Championship
Application deadline for the EGF Academy‘s next season is September 16th – more info
Minutes from the 2022 meeting are now available
New British Champion
Gaoge Wang beat Bruno Poltronieri 2-0 to become the 2022 British Champion, and the first ever female British Champion. Both games are available on the London Go Centre‘s youtube channel with commentary by Matthew Macfadyen.
The AlphaGo Effect
A student from Barcelona is investigating AlphaGo’s impact on the community and would appreciate your feedback
Multilingual Go Book Project
Brazilian Portuguese translation completed
Play Go in your terminal