UA-85178738-1 Amsterdam International Go Tournament 2018 | European Go Federation bonus points tournament (level B)


The 47th Amsterdam International Go Tournament
a European Go Federation bonus points tournament (level B) - Thursday, May 10 – Sunday, May 13, 2018

With its first edition taking place in 1971, this is one of the longest running tournaments in Europe. The event is held over 4 days, starting on Ascension day, with a unique time setting of 90 minutes per person, per game. It takes place in the European Go Cultural Centre in Amstelveen (address: Schokland 14) and is co-organised by the Dutch Go Association and the EGCC.

Main Event

7 rounds McMahon, 90 minutes + 1 x 30 seconds byo-yomi. Japanese rules, 6.5 komi.
Registration and the first round take place on Thursday. On Friday, Saturday and Sunday there are two rounds per day.
EuroGoTV will be present to live broadcast the top boards on KGS. Schaak & Go winkel Het Paard will have a stand on site on Thursday and Sunday, with go books and go equipment. For further information, see Program below.


Wednesday, May 9
20:00 – 23:00 Blitz tournament for early arrivals at the location of the Amsterdam Go Club: Café Batavia 1920, Prins Hendrikkade 85. The tournament is organised by the club, is open to anyone and free of charge.

Thursday, May 10
12:00 – 13:30 Registration
13:35 – 13:55 Opening ceremony
14:00 – 17:30 First round

Friday, May 11
09:30 – 13:00 Second round
14:00 – 17:30 Third round
19:30 – 23:00 DNM Rapid, Qualifiers (3 rounds, 30 minutes sudden death p.p.)

Saturday, May 12
09:30 – 13:00 Fourth round
14:00 – 17:30 Fifth round
19:30 – 23:00 DNM Rapid, Finals (Quarter Finals, Semi Finals, Final)

Sunday, May 13
09:30 – 13:00 Sixth round
14:00 – 17:30 Seventh round
17:45 – 18:15 Prize-giving ceremony

Registration 2018 is open!
Register Early to get the best price!

Condition: You must register and pay in advance. If you register and pay at the door, the rate is €60 for all events, €40 for just the weekend.
Exception: Registrants from countries where it is difficult and/or expensive to transfer money to the Netherlands may pre-register online and pay cash at the door, and will pay the locked-in price that was current at their time of registration.

There is a discount of €5 for all players aged under 18 and/or ranked as double digit kyu (10 kyu or weaker).
There is a discount of €5 for members of the Dutch Go Association (NGoB).

These discounts add up. For example, if you are both under 18 and a member of the Dutch Go Association, your total discount is €10.
Discounts apply to any base price, for the main event or for weekend only registrations.

Participation in the Rapid Tournament is free for participants of the Main Event. For players who only play the weekend of the Main Event, the Rapid costs an additional €5.
If you only want to play in the Rapid Tournament, the participation fee is €10.



€25 weekend-only
Pay till march 31st


€30 weekend-only
Pay till April 30th


€35 weekend-only
Pay in May


Please transfer your participation fee to:
IBAN: NL21 INGB 0000 7332 53
Name: St. Go Centre Evenementen


Total prize money at the top of the tournament: 1800 euros.

1st place: €750.
2nd place: €500.
3rd place: €250.
4th & 5th place: €75 each.

Additionally, there will be goodie prizes, sponsored by Schaak & Go winkel Het Paard and Guo Juan's Internet Go School:
Players who score 5 or more wins will receive vouchers of either €50 or €25 for Guo Juan's Internet Go School! (
Players who score 6 or 7 wins, the two best kyu players (double digit and single digit kyu) and those who have less luck and score only 1 point or less, will receive a book of their choice from the stand of Schaak & Go winkel Het Paard (,

On top of that, the European Go Cultural Centre sponsors prizes for the top three women players:
1st place: €125.
2nd place: €75.
3rd place: €50.

Side events

Wednesday: Batavia Blitz

A free blitz tournament for early arrivals will be held on Wednesday evening in Cafe Batavia 1920, Prins Hendrikkade 85, Amsterdam (across the street from Amsterdam Central Station). This is the location of the Amsterdam Go Tournament, where it is possible to enjoy a nice pub meal before the start of the blitz.

Friday & Saturday: DNM Rapid Tournament

On Friday and Saturday evening, a Rapid Tournament sponsored by DNM-ICT will be held.
Friday evening there will be three qualifier rounds, Saturday evening will have the best 8 players playing in the Quarter-Finals, Semi-Finals and Finals. Participation is free to anyone who is registered for the main event, costs €5 extra for weekend-only participants, or €10 as a single event.

Prize money of the DNM Rapid:
1st place: €100.
2nd place: €60.
3rd place: €40.

About the European Grand Prix

The Amsterdam International Go Tournament has been part of the European Grand Prix cycle since its inception in 2014.
The European Grand Prix is a series of tournaments that takes place from 1st of January until the 31st of December each year.
The idea of the Grand Prix is to have a system honouring / measuring the performance of active Go players.
The EGF uses the results of the Grand Prix as the main guideline whenever the EGF has the right to nominate players for international events in the Far East
For more information on the bonus points tournaments:


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See a picture report of last year's tournament

Our Sponsors

The Amsterdam Internation Go Tournament is sponsored by

Logo Cafe Batavia 1920 H.O.T. games & toys logo
Logo Het Paard Logo DNM ICT Logo EGCC logo NGoB




Prins Hendrikkade 85, 1012 AE Amsterdam




Please check the information below yourself. It might not be up-to-date. When you find that to be the case, please inform us

It is recommended to arrange your accommodation in Amsterdam as early as possible. The city is visited by many tourists and whatever kind of place you are planning to stay at will be overbooked during the period of the tournament.

Our recommendation for cheap facilities is camping site Het Amsterdamse Bos. This camping is not far from the tournament site. Prizes range from about € 10,- to € 25,- p.p.p.n. for tent, caravan and camper sites and cabins, chalets and cottages.

How to get there with public transport: catch metro 51 from Kronenburg to Spinnerij and then take a 15 to 20 minute walk

Another possibility would be Camping Zeeburg, tel.: +31-20-6944430. Prices range from about € 11,50 to € 27,- p.p.p.n. for tent, caravan and camper sites and cabins, chalets and cottages.

Youth Hostels

The Flying Pig, Vossiusstraat 46 (Vondelpark), tel. +31-20-4004187 or Nieuwendijk 100, tel. +31-20-4206822. Starting at € about 26,-.
Stayokay, Zandpad 5 (Vondelpark), tel. +31-20-5898996. Starting at € 32.50.
The Globe, Oudezijds Voorburgwal 3, tel. +31-20-4217424. Starting at about € 35.00.

Private accommodation

There is a limited number of private accommodations, so please ask us in advance.
You can also have a look at

Hotels near the tournament site:
Prices start at about € 45 p.p.p.n. We can recommend the Abina Hotel, Amsterdamseweg 193, Amstelveen, tel. +31-20-6401101.

Hotels in Amsterdam city centre:
Prices in the city centre start at about € 50 p.p.p.n.
Hotel Kap, Den Texstraat 5b, tel. +31-20-6245908.
Hotel Asterisk, Den Texstraat 16, tel. +31-20-6262396.
Budget Hotel Euphemia, Fokke Simonszstraat 1-9, tel. +31-20-6229045.

For further information on accommodation and activities in Amsterdam:
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# First Name Last Name Rank Rating Country Club
1 SEONGJIN KIM 8 dan 2784 DE Berlin
2 YoungSam Kim 8 dan 2804 KR Jena
3 Dohyup Kim 7 dan KR
4 Lukas Podpera 7 dan 2646 CZ APWS
5 Dominik Boviz 6 dan HU MGE
6 Tanguy Le Calvé 6 dan 2619 FR Nantes Yosakura
7 Viktor Lin 6 dan 2575 AT Gote
8 Jonas Welticke 6 dan 2585 DE Bonn
9 Geert Groenen 5 dan 2474 NL Den Haag
10 Lucas Neirynck 5 dan 2488 BE Brussels
11 Robert Rehm 5 dan NL Amsterdamse Go Club
12 René Aaij 4 dan 2375 NL Groningen
13 Herman Hiddema 4 dan NL Groningen
14 Cliff Huang 4 dan NL Eindhoven
15 Yaoyi Huang 4 dan CN EuroChinese Go club
16 Meng Lu 4 dan CN Utrecht
17 Kim Ouweleen 4 dan 2402 NL Amsterdam
18 Chu Volk-Lu 4 dan DE
19 Gabriel Wagner 4 dan DE Trier
20 Lucman Bounoider 3 dan 2228 BE Le Pantin
21 Merijn de Jong 3 dan 2202 NL Utrecht
22 Dave de Vos 3 dan 2265 NL Tilburg
23 Ger Hanssen 3 dan 2242 NL Amersfoort
24 Gerard Nederveen 3 dan 2281 NL Eindhoven
25 Marie Jemine 2 dan 2156 BE Liège
26 Sumio Kawabata 2 dan JP
27 Gabriel Mercier 2 dan 2213 BE Louvain-la-Neuve
28 Harald Anonymous 1 dan NL Amsterdam
29 Ian Davis 1 dan 2116 IE 92BB
30 Jan Oosterwijk 1 dan 2017 NL Heerlen
31 Thibault Pillon 1 dan 2138 BE Louvain-la-Neuve
32 Peter Prof. POET 1 dan NL
33 Tijmen van Wettum 1 dan 2102 NL Utrecht
34 William Wandel 1 dan NL Amsterdam
35 Irina Davis 1 kyu 1937 FR 92BB
36 Frank Filius 1 kyu 1910 NL Amsterdam
37 Justyna Kleczar 1 kyu 1927 PL
38 Octavian Partenie 1 kyu 1957 NL
39 Johan van Wijngaarden 1 kyu 1944 NL Castricum
40 Joost Vannieuwenhuyse 1 kyu 1857 BE Antwerpen
41 Hakan Eryargi 2 kyu NL
42 Kasper Meerhof 2 kyu 1918 NL Utrecht
43 Roel Van Nyen 2 kyu 1911 BE Antwerpen
44 Chris Volk 2 kyu DE
45 Stefan Wrocławski 2 kyu PL Sochaczew
46 Mohamed Ben massoud 3 kyu NL Twee ogen
47 Kevin Farrell 3 kyu 1772 IE Galway
48 Glenn Haygarth 3 kyu NL Almere
49 Henk Mourik 3 kyu NL Amstelveen
50 Augustin Noir 3 kyu FR Montreuil
51 Niels van den Bogaert 3 kyu 1719 NL Amsterdam
52 Roel van Kollem 3 kyu 1971 NL Amsterdamse Go Club
53 Henk Draaisma 4 kyu NL Venlo
54 Teake Haagsma 4 kyu 1641 NL de twee ogen amstelveen
55 Nanko van Egmond 4 kyu 1722 NL Amsterdam
56 Léon Groenemeijer 5 kyu 1474 NL Amsterdam
57 Huib Olij 5 kyu 1599 NL Utrecht
58 Laurens Teirlinck 5 kyu 1584 BE Pantin
59 Hans Verhoeven 5 kyu NL twee ogen
60 Richard Mullens 6 kyu 1449 GB London City
61 hugo schneider 7 kyu BE le Pantin
62 Pierre Boudailliez 8 kyu FR La Belette Bleue
63 Birgit Schendel 8 kyu 1257 DE Hamburg-Harburg
64 Gudrun Breitenbauch 10 kyu 1098 DE Hamburg-Harburg
65 Gerold Nicolasen 12 kyu 780 NL Utrecht
66 Laura Pezzoli 17 kyu 439 NL Gouda

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