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

Traditionally, this is one of the longest running and biggest tournaments in Europe. This event is held over a period of 4 days including Ascension Day with a unique 90 minutes per person per game.

Main Event

7 rounds McMahon, 90 minutes + 1x30s byoyomi. Japanese rules, 6.5 komi

Registration and first round on Thursday. Friday, Saturday and Sunday two rounds per day. For further information see Program


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 organized by the club and is 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, 30min sudden death)

Saturday, May 12
09:30 – 13:00 Fourth round
14:00 – 17:30 Fifth round
19:30 – 23:00 DNM Rapid, Finals (Quarter Final, Semi Final, 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 the weekend
Exception: Registrants from countries from where it is not easy or cheap 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.

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

Discounts apply to any base price, for the main event or for weekend only registrations.

Participation in the rapid (Friday evening qualifiers, Saturday evening finals) is free for participants of the main event, €5 extra for weekend only participants, or €10 if you only play the rapid.



€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

Prize Money

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

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

There will be prices for everybody with 5 or more points sponsored by schaak en Go winkel
Het Paard (

Special price for the beste female player at the amsterdam tournament

The European Go Cultural Centre will sponsor additional prizes for the top three female 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 at Cafe Batavia 1920, Prins Hendrikkade 85, Amsterdam (opposite the Central Station see map). If you want you can have a nice pub meal there before the start of the tournament.

Friday & Saturday: DNM Rapid

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 Quarter-Final, Semi-Final and Finals. Participation is free to anyone who is registered for the main event, €5 extra for weekend only participants, or €10 as a single event.

About the European Grand Prix

The Amsterdam International Go Tournament has participated in the European Grand Prix cycle in 2014 since the start in 2014.
The European Grand Prix is a series of tournaments from 1st January until 31st December each year.
The idea of the Grand Prix is to have a system honouring / measuring the performance of active Go players.
The EGF will use 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:


Please email to

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 Augustin Noir 3 kyu FR Montreuil
2 Birgit Schendel 8 kyu 1257 DE Hamburg-Harburg
3 Cliff Huang 4 dan NL Eindhoven
4 Dave de Vos 3 dan 2265 NL Tilburg
5 Dohyup Kim 7 dan KR
6 Frank Filius 1 kyu 1910 NL Amsterdam
7 Gabriel Wagner 4 dan DE Trier
8 Gabriel Mercier 2 dan 2213 BE Louvain-la-Neuve
9 Geert Groenen 5 dan 2474 NL Den Haag
10 Gerold Nicolasen 12 kyu 780 NL Utrecht
11 Gudrun Breitenbauch 10 kyu 1098 DE Hamburg-Harburg
12 Hakan Eryargi 2 kyu NL
13 Hans Verhoeven 5 kyu NL twee ogen
14 Harald Anonymous 1 dan NL Amsterdam
15 Herman Hiddema 4 dan NL Groningen
16 Huib Olij 5 kyu 1599 NL Utrecht
17 Kim Ouweleen 4 dan 2402 NL Amsterdam
18 Laura Pezzoli 17 kyu 439 NL Gouda
19 Laurens Teirlinck 5 kyu 1584 BE Pantin
20 Lucas Neirynck 5 dan 2488 BE Brussels
21 Lucman Bounoider 3 dan 3 BE Le Pantin
22 Nanko van Egmond 4 kyu 1722 NL Amsterdam
23 Octavian Partenie 1 kyu 1957 NL
24 Peter Prof. POET 1 dan NL
25 Robert Rehm 5 dan NL Amsterdamse Go Club
26 Roel van Kollem 3 kyu 1971 NL Amsterdamse Go Club
27 Tanguy Le Calvé 6 dan 2619 FR Nantes Yosakura
28 Yaoyi Huang 5 dan CN EuroChinese Go club
29 YoungSam Kim 7 dan 2804 KR Jena

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