After the third round of interclub season 2008, we have the following exciting results:
From this year on, the winning club of the season will be awarded a "wisselbeker / coupe de challenge" !
added 16/10/2008: Belgian team made 2 out of 7 (1 "bye" and a victory upon Portugal)
added 14/10/2008: today, an interview of Renaud Braye, whose special opening attracted the attention of Ranka http://ranka.intergofed.org/ !
added 10/10/2008: find the last breakiing news here, plus many interviews from players of various countries (very interesting): http://ranka.intergofed.org/
The World Mind Sport Games has started on 4th of October in Beijin (China). These event has been created to launch for the 1st time in history a sort of paralel Olympic Games for the intellectual games. Five games are represented: bridge, occidental chess, drought, xiangshi (chinese chess) and...yes of course...go ! More than 140 countries have sent delegation.
Belgian go is represented by a delegation of 5 players, 4 playing in the "men competition" : Thomas Connor, 3-d, Benjamin Gigot, 1-d, Renaud Braye, 1-k and Michael Meeschaert, 1-k
Find the (their) results here: http://184.108.40.206/en-us/Sport_Info.aspx?xm=GO&dt=0
Kristof holds a blog: http://wmsg-belgium.blogspot.com/
Winner of the 2008 open european go championship is (expectfully) one
Winner of this edition is Park Jong Wook, only player with 9 victories.
The best European player is Catalin Taranu (5-p) from Romania, who
Our Corean guest, Kim Jung Hyeop, made pretty good with 8 victories
The results of the participating Belgian were rather good.
All the results here
The photographs of the Korean Prime Minister's Cup Selection Tournament and Ghent Go Tournament are now available in the galleries.
There are also photographs of the lesson given by Kang Seung Hee.
François Gonze won the Korean Prime Minister's Cup Selection Tournament and will be the Belgian representative for the Korean Prime Minister Cup in November.
Thomas Connor and Nelis Vets finished respectively with the second and third place.
Willemkoen Pomstra, from Netherlands, won the Ghent Go Tournament, followed by Siu Hong Chung and Kristof Bossee.
On Friday July 4th the Korean professional player Kang Seung Hee 2p gave a lecture in Brussels from 8pm to 10pm. There were 18 participants
Outpost : Rue de la Tribune 8, 1000 Brussels
The Belgian representative Alain Wettach has finished on the 37th place in the 29th World Amateur Championship in Japan. He scored 4 victories and lost 4 games. The Korean Ha Sung Bong won the championship with a perfect 8/8 score. Second place was for the Chinese Guo Yuzheng and thirth Fernando Aguilar, both with 7/8. Best European was Cornel Burzo (Rumania) on rank 7.