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European Go Federation
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Formation 1957
Type Sports organization
Headquarters Amstelveen, Netherlands
Membership
Armenia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Georgia, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom
Official language
English
Website www.eurogofed.org
Organizational member of the International Go Federation
Main organizer of the European Go Congress

The European Go Federation (EGF) is a non-profit organization for Go in Europe.

Championships

EGF has been organizing several tournaments including the European Go Congress. They are open to all European players.

  • European Womens Go Championship
  • European Youth Go Championship

Members

Membership is open to the Go-organising body in each country in or near to Europe. EU/NATO membership is not required.

Country Member name
Armenia Armenia Armenian Draughts and Go Federation
Austria Austria Austrian Go Federation (Go Verband Österreich)
Belarus Belarus Belarus Go Federation
Belgium Belgium Belgian Go Federation (Belgische Go Federatie - Fédération Belge de Go)
Bosnia Go Association of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Go Asocijacija Bosne i Hecegovine)
Bulgaria Bulgaria Bulgarian Go Association (Bulgarska Go Asotsiatsija)
Croatia Croatia Croatian Igo Alliance (Hrvatska Igo Udruga)
Republic of Cyprus Cyprus Cyprus Go Association (Kypriakos Syndesmos Go)
Czech Republic Czech Republic Czech Go Association (Ceska Asociace Go)
Denmark Denmark Danish Go Association (Dansk Go Forbund)
Finland Finland Finnish Go Association (Suomen Go-liitto ry)
France France French Go Federation (Fédération Française de Go)
Germany Germany German Go Federation (Deutscher Go-Bund)
Georgia (country) Georgia Georgian Go Federation (საქართველოს გო-ს ეროვნული სპორტული ფედერაცია)
Hungary Hungary Hungarian Go Association (Magyar Goszovetseg)
Iceland Iceland Icelandic Go Association (Hið Íslenska Gofélag)
Republic of Ireland Ireland Irish Go Association (Irish Go Association)
Israel Israel Israeli Go Association (Agudat Ha-Go Ha-Yisraelit)
Italy Italy Italian Go Federation (Federazione Italiana Giuoco Go)
Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Go Federation (Kazakhstan Go Federation)
Lithuania Lithuania Lithuanian Go Association (Lietuvos Go Asociacija)
Luxembourg Luxembourg Go Club Luxemburg (Le Club de Go du Luxembourg)
Netherlands Netherlands Dutch Go Association (Nederlandse Go Bond)
Norway Norway Norwegian Go Association (Go i Norge)
Poland Poland Polish Go Association (Polskie Stowarzyszenie Go)
Portugal Portugal Portuguese Go Association (Associaçăo Portuguesa de Go)
Romania Romania Romanian Go Federation (Federatia Romana de Go)
Russia Russia Russian Go Federation (Rossiiskaya Federatziaya Go)
Serbia Serbia Serbian Go Federation (Go Savez Srbije)
Slovakia Slovakia Slovak Go Association (Slovenská Asociácia Go)
Slovenia Slovenia Slovenian Go Association (Go Zveza Slovenije)
Spain Spain Spanish Go Association (Asociacion Espanola de Go)
Sweden Sweden Swedish Go Association (Svenska Goförbundet)
Switzerland Switzerland Swiss Go Association (Schweizer Go Verband - Fédération Suisse de Go - Federazione Svizzera di Go)
Turkey Turkey Turkish Go Players' Association (Türkiye Go Oyunculari Dernegi)
Ukraine Ukraine Ukrainian Go Federation (Ukrainska' Federatsiya Go)
United Kingdom United Kingdom British Go Association

EGF Professional players

The European Professional System was established by the European Go Federation in 2014. Only few players who passed the qualification can obtain the EGF professional status.

  • 2014: Pavol Lisy 1P and Ali Jabarin 1P
  • 2015: Mateusz Surma 1P and Ilya Shikshin 1P
  • 2016: Artem Kachanovskyii 1P
  • 2017: Andrii Kravets 1P
  • 2019: Tanguy Le Calvé 1P

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