How to get there?

The tournament will be held at the following adress:

Headquarters of Lintec Information Technologies AG
Otto-Schmidt-Straße 22
04425 Taucha.

The venue is located east of Leipzig. Until midnight there is a regular tram connection from Leipzig main station which takes about 20 minutes. Night busses are running all night. Map

by plane

The following airports are suitable for travelling to Leipzig:

These are possible airlines you may use:

by train

Arrival at Leipzig HBF (main station). Take tram number 3 towards Taucha (you need a ticket for zone 2). Leave the tram at the station Otto-Schmidt-Straße. Turn right into Otto-Schmidt-Straße and follow this road for about 500m. Map

by car

Leave the motorway A14 (Halle-Leipzig-Dresden) at exit 25 Leipzig-Nordost towards Taucha. At the first crossing, turn right into Otto-Schmidt-Straße and follow this road for about 500m. Map



Unexcepted Outcome

Three young women became European Woman Champion 2005. mehr>>


Bord 1

Just at the end, it happened, that there were some discrepancies in the game on board 1, so the referees had to find a solution. They decided that the game should be finished, and Svetlana could win the game by 3 points. Now 3 womens got 4 points. Who will be the winner? mehr>>


Final round

Rita beat Manuela in a very hard fight. Rita is now at least under the first three. Manuela can still hope that Zhao will win her game. mehr>>


4th round

Zhao Pei beat Rita Pocsai and leads the championship with 4 points. In the 5th round Zhao and Svetlana will fight for the championship. The fight between Rita and Manuela will decide at least the third place. mehr>>


Start of the EWGC

The first three rounds were held today. Round 3 was the day's highlight and the day of the hungarian girls. Rita Pocsai beat Svetlana Shikshina and Alexandra Urbán beat Daniela Trinks (3d). mehr>>


Workshop with Manuela

Manuela's workshop was dedicated for Kyu-players. The theme was proper invading and some basic shapes, everyone should be familiar with.



The first women arrived today. The journey of the hungarian girls took about 11 hours, the one of Liza Gorbunova (1k, Urkaine) about 35 hours.


Special hotel fee

There is a special hotel fee for participants and visitors of the EWGC 2005. more>>



We expect three professional go players from japan for the workshops and the championship. more>>


Change of venue!

The venue has moved to Taucha, east of Leipzig. more>>


Update Tournament Rules

There are some changes according to the used byoyomi rule of the main tournament. more>>