UA-85178738-1 Amsterdam International Go Tournament 2019 | European Go Federation bonus points tournament (level B)


The 48th Amsterdam International Go Tournament
a European Go Federation bonus points tournament (level B) - Thursday, May 30 – Sunday, June 2, 2019

With its first edition taking place in 1971, this is one of the longest running go 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. There will be two official commentators: DeepMind ambassador Fan Hui 2p and Rob van Zeijst 7d, both multiple-times European champion. During the event they will provide public game commentaries and a simultaneous. Feel free to approach them during the breaks of the tournament, they will happily review your games with you. On the evening of opening day of the tournament, Fan Hui will present a lecture about the AlphaGo Teaching Tool. For this special occassion, there will also be a screening of the documentary film AlphaGo.
For further information, see Program below.


Wednesday, May 29
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 30
12:00 – 13:30 Registration
13:35 – 13:55 Opening ceremony
14:00 – 17:30 Round 1
18:30 – 20:00 AlphaGo Lecture by Fan Hui 2p

Friday, May 31
09:30 – 13:00 Round 2
14:00 – 17:30 Round 3
19:30 – 23:00 DNM Rapid, Qualifiers (3 rounds, 30 minutes sudden death p.p.)

Saturday, June 1
09:30 – 13:00 Round 4
14:00 – 17:30 Round 5
17:00 – 20:00 Food
19:30 – 23:00 DNM Rapid, Finals (Quarter Finals, Semi Finals, Final)
19:30 – 23:00 Simultaneous matches by Fan Hui 2p and Rob van Zeijst 7d

Sunday, June 2
09:30 – 13:00 Round 6
14:00 – 17:30 Round 7 --- Live commentary of the final by Fan Hui 2p and Rob van Zeijst 7d
17:45 – 18:15 Prize-giving ceremony

Registration 2019 is open!
Register Early to get the best price!


Untill April 14th

€25 weekend-only
Pay till April 14th

From April 15th

€30 weekend-only
Pay till May 14th

From May 15th

€35 weekend-only
Pay from May 15th

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 SPECIAL DISCOUNT for participants of the European Pair Go Championship that takes place in Groningen from 25-26 May. If you take part in this event and the AIGT, your entry fee is reduced by 15 euros! If you wish to use this discount, please make a note of it during 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.


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 place: €150.
5th place: €100.
6th place: €50

Additionally, there will be goodie prizes for players with 5-7 wins out of 7 games.

On top of that, the European Go Cultural Centre sponsors prizes for the top three women players:
1st place: €150.
2nd place: €100.
3rd place: €75.

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. Thinking times of 25 minutes per person, sudden death (!).
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.
NOTE: The Rapid Tournament does not count for EGF rating points.

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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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.

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.
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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.

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# First Name Last Name Rank Rating Country Club
1 Youngsam Kim 8 dan 2811 DE JIGS
3 Tanguy Le Calvé 6 dan 2620 NL Nantes Yosakura
4 Rémi Campagnie 6 dan 2571 FR
5 Sinan Djepov 5 dan 2544 BG Slvp
6 Lucas Neirynck 5 dan 2512 BE Pantin
7 Alexander Eerbeek 5 dan 2506 NL Amsterdam Eastside
8 Peter Brouwer 5 dan NL Amsterdam
9 Yu-Ming Lu 5 dan NL
10 Robert Rehm 5 dan NL Amsterdamse Go Club
11 Bantla Chafiq 4 dan 2394 DE JIGS
12 Manja Marz 4 dan 2352 DE JIGS
13 Cliff Huang 4 dan NL Eindhoven
14 Hai sen Huang 4 dan CN ch~AH
15 Liang Tian 4 dan CN Karlsruhe
16 Wagner Gabriel 3 dan 2301 DE JIGS
17 Dave de Vos 3 dan 2289 NL Baarle
18 Thibault Pillon 1 dan 2080 BE LLN
19 Justyna Kleczar 1 kyu 1992 PL Go Club Amsterdam Oost
20 Jan Oosterwijk 1 kyu 1984 NL Heerlen
21 Kevin Farrell 1 kyu IE Galway
22 Xi He 1 kyu NL
23 William Wandel 1 kyu NL Amsterdam
24 Frank Filius 2 kyu 1904 NL Amsterdam
25 Nanko van Egmond 2 kyu 1870 NL Amsterdam
26 Hakan Eryargi 3 kyu 1786 TR Amsterdam Oost
27 Niels van den Bogaert 3 kyu 1744 NL Amsterdam
28 George Hadow 3 kyu NL Amsterdam Oost
29 Shu-Hsin Lin 3 kyu NL Eindhoven
30 Henk Mourik 3 kyu NL Amsterdam
31 Jaap K. Blom 4 kyu 1500 NL
32 Teake Haagsma 4 kyu NL Amstelveen
33 Maarten Van Steenkiste 4 kyu BE Brugge
34 Irek Wegiel 4 kyu PL Warszawa
35 Léon Groenemeijer 5 kyu 1552 NL Amsterdam
36 Hans Verhoeven 5 kyu NL Twee Ogen
37 Birgit Schendel 7 kyu 1336 DE Hamburg-Harburg
38 Joost Winter 7 kyu 1197 NL Amsterdam
39 Richard Mullens 8 kyu 1338 GB London City
40 Philip Vlummens 9 kyu 1198 BE Ghent
41 Klaas van der Laan 10 kyu 1141 NL Groningen
42 Hans Huisman 11 kyu 1002 NL Go club Salland
43 Dirk Beijaard 13 kyu 837 NL Go Vereniging Almere
44 Guillaume Jouret 13 kyu 710 BE Le Pantin
45 John Rogers 16 kyu 534 GB n/a
46 Czarina Logtenberg 30 kyu PH Manila
47 Sander Logtenberg 30 kyu NL Amsterdam

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