UA-85178738-1 Amsterdam International Go Tournament 2017 | European Go Federation bonus points tournament (level B)


The 46th Amsterdam International Go Tournament
a European Go Federation bonus points tournament (level B) - Thursday, May 25 – Sunday, May 28, 2017

Traditionally, this is one of the longest running and biggest tournaments in Europe. This event is held over 4 days round Ascension Day with a unique 90 minutes per person per game.
Since the EGF started the European Grand Prix cycle in 2014 the Amsterdam International Go Tournament participated. Winners can earn bonus points that lead to a classification of top European players.
During the Amsterdam Tournament there will be a professional player present: Catalin Taranu (5P). We are pleased to have him. He will give comments on your games and answers to your many questions.
For more information on the bonus points tournaments:

Main Event

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

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


The earlier you register and pay, the cheaper the event is, so register a.s.a.p. to get the best price!

Base price
- €40 for all events [7 rounds] if you register and pay before 1st of April. €45 if you pay in April, €50 if you pay in May (before the 20th)
- €25 for weekend only [4 rounds] if you register and pay before 1st of April. €30 if you pay in April, €35 if you pay in May (before the 20th)
Condition: You must register and pay in advance. If you register and pay at the door, the rate is €55 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 price that was current at their time of registration.

- €10 discount if you are a student, youth under 20, or double-digit kyu (10 kyu or weaker)
- €5 discount if you are a member of the Dutch Go Association
(€15 discount if you are both)

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.

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


Wednesday, May 24
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 25
12:00 – 13:30 Registration
13:35 – 13:55 Opening ceremony
14:00 – 17:30 First round

Friday, May 26
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 27
09:30 – 13:00 Fourth round
10:00 – 17:30 DGT Double-Digit tournament for beginners
14:00 – 17:30 Fifth round
18:00 – 20:00 Barbeque, organized by our own top chef, Roel van Kollem
19:30 – 23:00 DNM Rapid, Finals (Quarter Final, Semi Final, Final)

Sunday, May 28
09:30 – 13:00 Sixth round
14:00 – 17:30 Seventh round
17:45 – 18:15 Closing ceremony and prizegiving

Prize Money

Total prize money at the top of the tournament: 1100 euro.
If you win at least 5/7 starting in the supergroup, you always win at least 100 euro.
Prize money is shared equally between players with equal score.

1st place unshared: 500 euro.
1st place shared by 2 players: 400 euro each.
1st place shared by 3 players: 300 euro each (at least)
1st place shared by 4 players or more: divide 1100 euro equally among tied players

2nd place unshared: 300 euro
2nd place shared by 2 players: 200 euro each (at least)
2nd place shared by 3 players or more: divide 600 euro equally among tied players

3rd place unshared: 200 euro (extra 50 euro for 1st and 2nd place each in this case)
3rd place shared: Divide 300 euro equally among tied players.

If you have any questions, please email to office(AT)go-centre(DOT)nl

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 will have 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.

Saturday: DGT Double Digit tournament

An all day event aimed specifically at beginners.
Registration: 10.00
You can win a DGT game timer!

Saturday: Barbecue Dinner

We are very glad that Roel van Kollem has promised to serve a nice meal on Saturday. He has surprised us in the past with wonderful lunches during previous Rapid tournaments (see picture) and dinners during Summer and Winter Go events. In between the main tournament round and the DNM rapid finals in the evening you can join a delicious barbecue. It will be organized at the venue at a cost of €12,50. You can buy tickets at the venue.

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

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Register Early to get the best price!

Discounts available

There is a discount of 5 euro for members of the Dutch Go Association (NGoB)

There is a discount of 10 euro for all players aged under 18 and/or ranked as double digit kyu (10 kyu or weaker)



€25 weekend-only
Pay till 15th of April


€30 weekend-only
Pay in April


€35 weekend-only
Pay in May

At Venue

€40 weekend-only
Pay at the Venue




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 Chimin Oh 7 dan 2762 FR Grenoble
2 Dominik Bővíz 6 dan 2582 HU MGE
4 Jonas Welticke 6 dan 2567 DE Bonn
5 Alexander Eerbeek 5 dan 2457 NL -
7 Robert Rehm 5 dan 2391 NL AGC
8 René Aaij 4 dan 2402 NL Groningen
9 Herman Hiddema 4 dan 2392 NL Groningen
10 Yi-Feng Huang 4 dan 2416 NL Eindhoven
11 Kim Ouweleen 4 dan 2360 NL Amsterdam
12 Martin Ruzicka 4 dan DE Freiburg
13 Jesse Savo 4 dan 2419 FI Hayashi
14 Mikko Siukola 4 dan 2422 FI YliGo
16 Nhat Minh Vo 4 dan VN HO CHI MINH
17 Dave de Vos 3 dan 2234 NL Tilburg
18 Marika Dubiel 2 dan NL
19 Manuel Frangi 2 dan 2206 FR 75 Ju
20 Aldo Moscatelli 2 dan 2122 FR 75Ju
21 Janne Nikula 2 dan 2136 FI YliGo
22 Anton Boreiko 1 dan 2072 UA
23 Dan Mircea Damian 1 dan 2108 NL
24 Yannis Henry 1 dan FR Jussieu (75Ju)
25 Krongkamon MEKMOK 1 dan 2080 TH Phuket
26 Ronald Verhagen 1 dan 2029 NL Go Club Almere
28 Frank Filius 2 kyu 1932 NL Amsterdam Go Club
29 Justyna Kleczar 2 kyu 1890 NL Amsterdam
30 Shu-Hsin (Kelly) Lin 2 kyu NL Tilburg
31 Henk Mourik 2 kyu NL Amstelveen
32 Roel van Kollem 2 kyu 1788 NL Amsterdam
33 Jaap K. Blom 3 kyu NL leid
34 Desiree Muehl 3 kyu DE Nuremberg
35 Nanko van Egmond 3 kyu 1710 NL Amsterdamse Go Club
36 Arved Weigmann 3 kyu 1769 DE Potsdam
37 Stefan Clenciu 4 kyu NL None (Rotterdam)
38 Teake Haagsma 4 kyu NL Amstelveen, de Twee Ogen
39 Hans Verhoeven 4 kyu 1579 NL Twee Ogen / Amstelveen
40 Irek Wegiel 4 kyu PL Warszawa
41 Léon Groenemeijer 5 kyu 1304 NL Amsterdam
42 Laszlo Boviz 6 kyu 1523 HU Székesfehérvár
43 Richard Mullens 6 kyu 1459 GB London City
44 Hans Finkelnberg 7 kyu 1438 NL Leiden
45 Martin Langer 7 kyu 1395 DE Recklinghausen
46 Ryanke Pars 7 kyu NL Groningen
47 Kevin Farrell 8 kyu 9 IE Galway
48 Matyas Simonyi 8 kyu NL Amsterdamse go club
49 Steven van Dijk 8 kyu 1195 NL Gouda
50 Joel Barrett 9 kyu 1189 GB Manchester
51 Birgit Schendel 9 kyu 1102 DE Hamburg-Harburg
52 Jutta Vagedes 9 kyu 1174 DE Recklinghausen
53 Gudrun Breitenbauch 10 kyu DE Hamburg-Harburg
55 Elchin Valishov 10 kyu AZ Azerbaijan GalaGAPI (GO) Federation
56 Rana Valishova 10 kyu AZ Azerbaijan GalaGAPI (GO) Federation
57 Klaas van der Laan 10 kyu 1030 NL Groningen
58 Riina Arffman 11 kyu 833 FI YliGo
59 Fidan Valishova 20 kyu AZ Azerbaijan GalaGAPI (GO) Federation
60 Gulchin Valishova 20 kyu AZ Azerbaijan GalaGAPI (GO) Federation
61 Umud Valishli 30 kyu AZ Azerbaijan GalaGAPI (GO) Federation

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