The European Go Congress consists of more than twenty events, including five main events and many side events. Participation is open to anyone, exceptions are clearly indicated.
The most prestigious event is the European Championship where the best 32 European players compete for the European Champion title.
The largest event is the Open European Championship -- in 2017 it was attended by more than 800 players!
Descriptions and rules of each event are found on the dedicated pages.
Prizes (guaranteed minimum included both cash and materials):
- European Championship: 11.500 € for the top 8.
- Open European Championship: 6.000 € for the top 10.
- Weekend: 2.150 € for the top 5.
- Rapid: 1.150 € for the top 5.
- Other prizes for the minor tournaments: 10.000 €
Total 30.800 €.