This year, the WAGC is held in Hangzhou, China, from May 24 to May 31.
Belgium is represented by Alain Wettach.
You can follow the championship at :
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 tournament was won by
More information here
Jan Ramon won the Belgian Championship before Alain Wettach and Nelis Vets.
Colocated with the Olympic games, the World mind sport games will be organised in China, including Go as a discipline. Click for more info on Belgian delegation.
A Korean student (who is a strong baduk player) is interested in studying in Belgium for one year. We are looking for accomodation. Any suggestions for free or cheap accomodation in a university city would be very appreciated. This would be a nice opportunity to have a strong go teacher.
This year the BGF and the Korean embassy in Belgium will jointly organize a tournament called "Korean Ambassador's Cup" to directly select the Belgian representative at the Korean Prime Minister Cup, to be held in October in Korea. More details will follow.
Wang Yue, François Gonze, Pieter Beyens, Li Y Cheng and Kristof Bossee qualified for the finals of the Belgian Championship 2008.
The place for the preliminaries of the Belgian championship was the club of Antwerpen. There were 22 participants. Wang Yue scored 7 wins, and 4 players scored 5 wins.