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EGC Championship prize split reveiled

EGC Championship prize split reveiled

We have just a quick update on the allocation of prize money for EGC participants for you. As per EGF decision these are the prizes awarded to the top 8 best players of the European Championship: 1st place 4.000 Euro2nd place 2.500 Euro3rd place 1.500 Euro4th place 1.000 Euro5th place – 8th place 500 Euro Good luck!

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New schedule for professional Go teachers

New schedule for professional Go teachers

Our professional lineup for EGC 2018 is taking shape. Fourteen professionals and two strong amateur players are set to visit Pisa and teach you this wonderful game. You can find an overview showing every teacher with a short profile and for how long they will be staying during the congress at our Professionals page: Professionals schedule This lineup is far from complete though; the major Asian...

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Prizes for tournament winners are finalised

Prizes for tournament winners are finalised

We can now announce new details on tournament prizes as rewards for the best of the best in not just the big, but also the small tournaments: The top 10 best players in the Open European Championship will receive combined prize earnings of 6.500 Euro. The top 5 best players in the Weekend tournament will receive combined prize earnings of 2.500 Euro. The top 5 best players in the Rapid...

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New Tournament Pages under Go Events

New Tournament Pages under Go Events

While planning the congress schedule, we are finally ready to show you separate website pages for almost all of the tournaments that will be included in the event. You can find them now as a new top-level menu called 'Go Events' on the EGC homepage. Please note that the pages are far from complete since we plan on adding many useful features to most of them, such as: a schedule, picture...

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Schedule for the 3rd Scientific Conference

Schedule for the 3rd Scientific Conference

The third International Conference on Research in Mind Games taking place at EGC 2018 now has a schedule. You can spend 8 August, your second "free" Wednesday, at the congress in a scientifically minded setting listening to eight lectures from speakers hailing from six different countries. All lectures will at least feature Go, but you can also learn about Chess and its variants, seen from...

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Over 1.000 pre-registrations!

Over 1.000 pre-registrations!

The unbelievable has happened and we have passed the 1.000 player milestone for pre-registrations! No other EGC has had this many people register up front. To be exact, currently we are at 1010 players and counting. We are working hard to offer you many interesting activities during your time in Pisa. Very soon we should be able to reveal some more details on congress features we haven't shown off...

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Pisa 2018 pre-registration reaches record numbers

Pisa 2018 pre-registration reaches record numbers

At 960+ people, pre-registration for Pisa is exceeding all our expectations. With three months still to go, EGC 2018 appears to be growing as big, if not bigger than the already record-breaking congresses in Oberhof, Germany, last year and St. Petersburg, Russia, the year before. Thank you for your support in making this happen! A few statistics: The biggest share of participants is from Germany...

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Less than 50% of rooms left in S.M.S. student house & new special hotel discounts up to 15%

Less than 50% of rooms left in S.M.S. student house & new special hotel discounts up to 15%

Accommodation in Pisa for the Summer can be tricky so we're keeping you up to date on the situation so all of you can find a room for the congress. S.M.S. student house with our special arrangement is very popular with many EGC guests. This also means, however, that over 50% of the rooms at S.M.S. are already booked. If you were thinking of staying there, please decide quickly before somebody...

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Excursions and activities with special discounts for EGC guests

Excursions and activities with special discounts for EGC guests

To give you a taste of what's to come during EGC outside the Go board, you can now have a look at our new Excursions page. It is split between the activities and events we are offering (group visits to nearby cities, cultural heritage sites, hangouts at the beach, etc.) and those that are organised by the Pisa Convention Bureau. Please note that the list for our activities is not final yet! We...

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EGC 4月の新しいコスト

EGC 4月の新しいコスト

4月5月お支払いの新しいコストです。5月31日までの間 凡そ20%の値引きが適用されます: 2週間で230ユーロの所、185ユーロです。 必ず期日までに 登録する  必要があります。すでに840名を超える登録者がいて、貴方の参加をお待ちしています。    

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Learn Italian and cheap flights

Learn Italian and cheap flights

Dear players, here again we have some new info about the European go congress in Pisa. We have reached 772 registrations on our web site! The current subscription rate  (170 € for the whole congress period) will expire at the end of March. You can pay using PayPal, bank transfer or various payment cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Bancontact, Giropay, iDEAL, SOFORT.). ...

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Low price high quality accommodation

Low price high quality accommodation

Dear players   We are delighted to be able to inform you that we have reached an agreement for low price and high quality accommodation near to Palazzo dei Congressi.   We strongly advise you to book as soon as possible, not just for the low price but also to ease the management process and provide you the best support during your stay.   There are 40 beds available in 18...

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Forum and visa invitation letters

Forum and visa invitation letters

As we write this we have reached 710 registered players! The current subscription rate (170 € for the whole congress period) will expire at the end of march 2018. You can pay using PayPal, bank transfer or credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Bancontact, Giropay, iDEAL, SOFORT.).   If you need a Visa invitation letter, please visit this page to get more information. ...

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volunteers and supporters

volunteers and supporters

You can became an EGC2018 supporter making a silver or a gold subscription (in addition to normal subscription). Silver and gold subscription will guarantee you several benefits, including Pick-Up-Service, EGC 2018's souvenirs, a special gift consisting of typical Italian food and wine products and teaching games with free drinks. We need many volunteers who help, during the congress. Becoming a...

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新年おめでとうございます。

新年おめでとうございます。

お陰様で、登録者が622名に達しました!  現在の登録費 (170 € 全期間) は3月末お支払いまで適用されます。 お支払いは PayPal、 銀行送金もしくはクレジットカード (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Bancontact, Giropay, iDEAL, SOFORT.)で できます。 ...

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flights & miscellaneous

flights & miscellaneous

As we write this we have reached 478 registered players! Below you can find a table with the number of registered players by nation (updated to last week). You can pay using PayPal, bank transfer or credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Bancontact, Giropay, iDEAL, SOFORT.). The current subscription rate (150 € for the whole congress period) will expire at the end of 2017. ...

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tariff & awards

tariff & awards

  During the EGC in Oberhof about 300 players registered for the EGC in Pisa.   As we write this we have reached 457 registered players!   You can pay using PayPal, bank transfer or credit cards (Visa,MasterCard, American Express, Bancontact, Giropay, iDEAL, SOFORT.). The current subscription rate (150 € for the whole congress period) will expire at the end of 2017. ...

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Low tariff for registrations by the end of EGC 2017

Low tariff for registrations by the end of EGC 2017

As we write this we have reached 147 registered players! You can pay using PayPal, bank transfer or credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Bancontact, Giropay, iDEAL, SOFORT.). The current tariff (130 € for the whole congress period) will expire at the end of EGC 2017.   We are also preparing a Japanese version of the web site.     Some representatives of the...

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Implementations: Paypal and Accommodations

Implementations: Paypal and Accommodations

The EGC 2018 is going to be held in Pisa, historical city of Tuscany, in the central-west side of our country. Although Pisa is known worldwide for its leaning tower, the city offers more than 20 other historic monuments and the beautiful sights of the River Arno. (Not to mention the delicious food! ; )) The city is at 10km from the sea, and the summer temperature is 16-29°C. Nearby,...

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Welcome to Italy

Welcome to Italy

The EGC 2018 is going to be held in Pisa, historical city of Tuscany, in the central-west side of our country. Although Pisa is known worldwide for its leaning tower, the city offers more than 20 other historic monuments and the beautiful sights of the River Arno. (Not to mention the delicious food! ; )) The city is at 10km from the sea, and the summer temperature is 16-29°C. Nearby,...

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The EGC2018 Website is online!

The EGC2018 Website is online!

The European Go Congress 2018 Website is now on!Here you can find all the news about the Congress and the details of the tournament.From now on, the inscription to the tournaments will be available, after registration and login in your personal area. We hope to see you all in Pisa 2018! ; )F.I.G.G. Federazione Italiana Gioco Go

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