Lausanne open IGC 2017

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By Pavol Lisy | Articles | 11.04.2017 9:44 | Views: 321

The Open IGC 2017 go tournament was held on the weekend of the 8th-9th of April in Lausanne, Switzerland. The free accommodation and good prizes attracted around 40 players, among whom were 3 EGF Professionals, a former Korean insei and a few 6 dan players.The tournament took place in the attractive venue of the Satellite bar, in the middle of Polytechnic school of Lausanne (EPFL), one of the best engineering universities in Europe. It was a cosy place with the additional benefit of being able to buy food and drink.The organizers had offered all the participants a possibility to stay at the EPFL Bunker. With or without a sleeping bag, it is possible to sleep comfortably in this place.The tournament was played with Japanese rules, with a pretty fast pace 40 minutes basic time and Canadian byo-yomi of 15 stones in 5 minutes. The supergroup consisted of 10 players at the level of 4 dan or above. (…)

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