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

Omikron Rengo European Championship

  • The tournament starts on Wednesday, August 5 at 9:30 and lasts the whole day till about 19:30 except for the lunch break. All games have to be played.
  • A team consists of 3 players.
  • The thinking time is 45 minutes without byoyomi. The system is a 5 rounds handpaired Swiss with SOS and SODOS used as tie breakers.
  • The rank of a team is the exact kyu/dan average of the three players' ranks.
  • The handicap is given by rounding down the difference in ranks of the two teams. The maximal handicap is 9 stones. White wins ties.
  • The order of play is Black 1, White 1, Black 2, White 2, Black 3, White 3. In games with handicap stones White 1 starts.
  • The information and rotation error rules are those of pairgo.

Online stream


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.