One of the highlights of each European Go Congress is Pair GoIt has become more and more popular over the years. The tournament is open to all male-female pairs.


Tournament system:

Qualifications in 3 groups with 16 pairs. The group A plays for the Open Pair Go Championship.

Each group will be divided in 4 subgroups, each with 4 pairs.

Each subgroup plays 3 rounds round robin, top 2 qualify for last 8 (the “finals”).

All games are played without handicap, with exception of some games in group C.

Finals (on Friday) are played as 3 rounds knockout in each group (A, B, C).

There will be a match for the third place in the group A


Time limits: Fischer time 20 minutes + 10 seconds per move.


Tentative schedule:

Thursday 16:00 to 17:00 – assigning to groups and subgroups and checking participation

Thursday 17:00 / 19:00 / 21:00 – three rounds round robin in “subgroups”

Friday 16:00 / 18:00 / 20:00 – Quarterfinals, Semifinals, Finals

Friday 22:00 – Prize giving


Attention: Pairs qualified for the Finals cannot play Round 4 of the Rapid Tournament!


The tournament is sponsored by the World Pair Go Association.