European Women Go Championship 2016 - (19) 20-21 August

Antwerp Skyline

EWGC 2016

Antwerp - Belgium


We would like to welcome you to the 2016 edition of the European Women's Go Championship in the beautiful city of Antwerp, Belgium.


Pulcinella Youth Hostel

Bogaardeplein 1

2000 Antwerpen

The venue is located right in the center city, close to the beautiful old part of town and easy to reach from Antwerp-Central Station.
Even Antwerp Intl. Airport is only about 4km away from the venue, with frequent busses to the city of Antwerp.


Friday 19th   Saturday 20th   Sunday 21st
All day: registration   09:00-10:00: late registration   10:00: 4th round
    10:30: 1st round   13:00: lunch
    13:30: lunch   14:00: 5th round
    14:30: 2nd round   17:30: Prize giving
    17:30: 3rd round    

Tournament System

Tournament System: 5 rounds MacMahon, European Tour regulations apply

Time limit: 1 hour, Canadian byo-yomi, 20 stones / 5 minutes

Rules: Japanese

Komi: 6½ points

Referee: William Wandel

Registration & Fees

The European Women’s Go Championship is open to all female players representing a Go Federation/Association that is a member of the European Go Federation, regardless of their title or rating.

There is no limit to the number of participants per country.


One official representative from each country (EGF rank 5 kyu or stronger) can participate for free. Please let us know if you are the official representative when registering

For additional participants there will be a 10 euro fee. (This is to be paid on location)



Registred players


Depending on the number of particpants we will decide on the distribution of prizes.


Since we host the tournament at the Pulcinella Youth Hostel, this is the obvious choice. You can book your stay here

Other options:


Hotels in Antwerp