European Go Congress 2019
20 July to 4 August 2019, Brussels

Open European Championship 
Main Tournament

The Open European Championship is the largest of the EGC tournaments. Everybody who has registered for the Congress can participate. Players of all ages from all over the world are welcome. You are free to enter each round separately.

In 2018, more than 800 players from nearly 50 countries and regions participated in this tournament, among them 200 dan players and a few professionals. The winner was Yoon Namgi.

Players eliminated from the European Championship can join this tournament. All games of the European Championship besides the 4th round and the two rounds on the weekend 27th/28th of July count for the Open European Championship.

The top 2 boards will be broadcasted on KGS by EuroGoTV and EuroGoTV.

Rules 

Official EGF ranked tournament level A. 10 round McMahon, Japanese rules, 6.5 komi. Top bar will be arranged according to player rank distribution and number. Main time depends on the higher ranked player as follows:

>= 4 Dan: 2h30 + 3x60 seconds Japanese Byo-Yomi  
3 Kyu – 3 Dan: 2h00 + 3x40 seconds Japanese Byo-Yomi  
< 3 Kyu: 1h30 + 3x30 seconds Japanese Byo-Yomi

Schedule, pairing and results

Pairing Round 01 - 2019-07-21, 11:00

Results Round 01 - 2019-07-21, 11:00

Pairing Round 02 - 2019-07-22, 10:00

Results Round 02 - 2019-07-22, 10:00

Pairing Round 03 - 2019-07-23, 10:00

Results Round 03 - 2019-07-23, 10:00

Pairing Round 04 - 2019-07-25, 10:00

Results Round 04 - 2019-07-25, 10:00

Pairing Round 05 - 2019-07-26, 10:30

Results Round 05 - 2019-07-26, 10:30

Pairing Round 06 - 2019-07-29, 10:00

Results Round 06 - 2019-07-29, 10:00

Pairing Round 07 - 2019-07-30, 10:00

Results Round 07 - 2019-07-30, 10:00

Pairing Round 08 - 2019-08-01, 10:00

Results Round 08 - 2019-08-01, 10:00

Pairing Round 09 - 2019-08-02, 10:00

Results Round 09 - 2019-08-02, 10:00

Pairing Round 10 - 2019-08-03, 10:00

Results Round 10 - 2019-08-03, 10:00

Playing rooms

Tables 17 - 24: Room Plateau2 (2nd Floor)
Tables 25 - 74: Glass Building (Ground Floor) 
Tables 75 - 96: Room 303  (3rd Floor)
Tables 97 - 118: Room 302  (3rd Floor) 
Tables 119 - 145: Room 313  (3rd Floor) 
Tables 146 - 166: Room 311  (3rd Floor) 
Tables 167 - 192: Room 315  (3rd Floor) 
Tables 193 - 228: Room 316  (3rd Floor)
Tables 229 - 278: Room 304  (3rd Floor) 
Tables 279 - 339: Room 113  (1st Floor)
Tables 340 - 359: Room 414E (4th Floor)