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NGD Online League Turns One; League Price Changes

It has soon been exactly one year since we started the current ngd online league – which itself was based on the Nordic Go Academy program we held in 2011–2015.

At the time of writing, we have done 601 game reviews. 325 of these are by yours truly, with Oscar being the second most prolific teacher at 158 reviews. In …

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Third ‘Go Jam’ on Saturday, March 20, 1pm EET

Today at 1pm Helsinki time, Jeff, Antti, and Mikkgo will host the third ‘Go Jam’ on Mikkgo’s Twitch channel.

While the content of the stream is of course go-related, it is more geared towards the philosophical and psychological side of playing the game rather than particular patterns. Some topics prepared for this time are:

  • dogmatic thinking in go,
  • do weaker players have more fun with the game, and
  • how to deal with winning and losing.

Towards the end of the stream, some Corona Cup 3 games will probably also be reviewed.

As usual, everybody is welcome to follow and participate!


3rd Corona Cup starts on March 8

The 3rd Corona cup, organised by ngd teacher Lukáš Podpěra, will be held from March 8 to April 20. This time, the tournament is part of the 2020 European Grand Prix as a bonus point c class tournament.

As usual, two of our other teachers, me and Jeff, will work in the tournament anti-cheating department to ensure fair play. …

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Second ‘Go Jam’ on Saturday, February 20, 1pm EET

Today at 1pm Helsinki time, Jeff, Antti, and Mikkgo will host the second ‘Go Jam’ on Mikkgo’s Twitch channel.

While the content of the stream is of course go-related, it is more geared towards the philosophical and psychological side of playing the game rather than particular patterns. As usual, everybody is welcome to follow and participate!


First ‘Go Jam’ on Saturday, January 30, 1pm EET

This Saturday at 1pm Helsinki time, Jeff, Antti, and Mikkgo will hold a ‘Go Jam’ on Mikkgo’s Twitch channel.

While the content of the stream is of course go-related, the discussion will be less about particular go patterns and more about the philosophical and psychological side of playing the game. As usual, everybody is welcome to follow and participate!


NGD Christmas Toroid Tournament on December 27

List of registered participants

Introduction to toroid go

Rules

Format: Four-person leagues, followed by a knockout tournament with max. 8 players.

If two players get the same number of wins in a league, the winner of the mutual game advances to the knockout tournament.

If three players get the same number of wins in a league, they all advance. An …

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Pixel Go Tournament Details

The first-ever Pixel Go Tournament will be held this Saturday (October 31), 12–15 o’clock Helsinki Time (eet, or gmt+2) on the Variant Go Server. Participation is free, and the top two places will receive €80 and €40 respectively as ngd vouchers which can be used for online league participation, offline reviews of games (€20 apiece), or …

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2nd Corona Cup starts on November 2

We are happy to announce the 2nd Corona Cup, organised by ngd teacher Lukáš Podpěra, which will be held from November 2 to December 15. Now that many countries are again seeing an increase in COVID-19 infections, we feel that serious online tournaments such as the Corona Cup are important for the go community as a whole. This time, the …

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NGD Website Update

Hi folks!

I have now pushed through a fairly big update to nordicgodojo.eu. Online league participants are now able to upload their league games for review directly through the website, without need for sending an email – you can find the upload page link on the right side of the link bar if you are an online league member. …

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World’s First Pixel Go Tournament on October 31

Registration and tournament details

List of registered participants

On October 31, we will hold the first-ever Pixel Go Tournament on the Variant Go Server programmed by seequ! This tournament is free for everybody to participate, and the top two players will each get an ngd voucher for use in their studies. Besides ngd league participations, they can also be …

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Events

All times are in Helsinki time (eet with summer time).


League standings and pairings updated at the start of each month.


Public lectures on Twitch every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month at 1 pm.


Jeff and Mikko stream on Twitch on Fridays at 6 pm.