59th WeiqiTV European Go Congress Liberec, Czech Republic 25. 7. – 8. 8. 2015

13x13 Tournament

  • Depending on a number of participants the qualifications are either round-robin or swiss tournamets. 16 players qualify for the knockout finals.
  • The thinking time is 13 minutes without byoyomi. The games are played with handicaps according to rank difference.
  • The number of handicap stones depends on the rank difference D. It is 2, 3, 4 if D is between 5..9, 10..14, 15..19. For the same number of handicap stones the komi, starting from 8.5, is lowered by 2 for every additional rank difference. The maximum handicap is 4 stones and 0.5 komi.

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Saturday, August 8

Today's newspaper "Lidove noviny"

Friday, August 7


Thursday, August 6

About 50 participants took part in yesterday's Poker Tournament organized by Tobias Berben. The winner of the competition was Ivan Oravec (5-kyu, Slovakia) - one of the best Czechoslovak go players in 70s.