The weekend between the two congress weeks is the time for a separate five rounds McMahon tournament. The Weekend tournament is the second largest among the European Go Congress tounaments. Everybody who has registered to EGC can participate, players of all ages from all over the world are welcome.
In 2017 more than 600 players participated in this tournament. The winner was Kim Youngsam (7d, South Korea).
Prizes: 2.500 € in combined prize money for the top five players. Additional prizes for players who score at least 4 wins.
Rules: Official EGF ranked tournament level A. 5 round McMahon, Japanese rules, 6,5 komi. Top bar will be arranged according to player rank distribution and numerosity. Main time 1h + 3×30s byo yomi.
Rounds from 1 to 3: 4 August, round 4 and 5: 5 August.