Author : frantisek

Frühlings Fuseki III. report

Hello everyone, on the first May weekend, there was a very nice tournament organized in Leipzig. It was the 3rd edition of the Frühlings Fuseki tournament and it was being held at Denksport-Zentrum, which is a chess/bridge/go club in the north of Leipzig. Around 60 players from several countries gathered to play a 5 round […]

Prague Tournament 2024 – Big event!

Hello everyone,there was a big tournament in Prague last weekend – 169 participants from 24 countries. The Prague tournament is one of the biggest European tournaments, if not the biggest. And JIGS couldn’t miss such an event. 😊 This 6 round tournament was completely stacked with strong players. The top group included 20 people of […]

9 weeks course starting soon!

Dear Go players, our next season of online training will start on the 13th of May. You will find again these elements in the course: *League games — each week you will play a league game ⚔️*Daily Tsumego — we have a point system and there will be price reductions for eager people 📝 Congratulations […]

Students’ after-camp successes

Hello everyone, we are bringing you 2 flash news about our students’ successes, which occurred last weekend right after the Easter camp. Firstly, we received a warm message from Eduard Yang’s parents, who went on a holiday trip to Spain and attended a Go tournament in Seville. There were many interesting games, the tournament was […]

Interview with Andrii Kravets 1p – “Tsinghua Weiqi Foundation Cup” 7th European Pro Championship

Dear readers,on 20th – 23th March, the European Pro Championship took place in Hamburg, Germany. Six European professionals gathered and played a round-robin tournament for the prestigious title and some nice prize money (first place to 6th: €2,500, €1,700, €1,400, €1,200, €950, €750). After 5 rounds, we were lucky to see more games of the […]

JIGS Easter Camp 2024

The Easter Camp is over now and we bring a chance to take a look back at what happened here in JIGS. In case you missed the first article, you can find it here. The time went so fast during the camp, but we managed to do a lot of activities. From the go perspective, […]

The Easter camp is on!

Hello everyone, the Easter camp 2024 has started and this time we are happy to have cca 11 attendants, mostly kids, but also one adult. The camp started on Sunday, when everyone arrived, got a house tour and could already start training go 😊 All of the kids received their tsumego books including several opening […]

European Youth Go Championship 2024

The European Youth Go Championship took place in Hamburg, Germany this year. Juniors competed among 3 age groups – U12, U18 and U21. Kids from U12 and U18 categories were competing for qualifying for the World Junior Championship and players from U21 were competing for a wildcard for a European Championship. Big congratulations to all […]

German Female Championship 2023

Hello everyone, we are bringing another article after a short pause. This weekend German Female Championship 2023 (yes, 2023 indeed ^^) took place in Hamburg just before the European Youth Championship , which started today. We are happy to announce that our teacher Manja 4d became the champion, congratulations! 👏 Final standings:🥇Manja Marz, 4d🥈Maike Wilms, […]

9 weeks course starting soon!

Dear Go players, our next season of online training will start by the end of January. We changed the format slightly and you will find again these elements in the course: *Daily Tsumego — we are introducing a point system and there will be price reductions for eager people 📝*The Lectures — we will find […]

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