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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


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 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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NGD League Update: Short Break in Second Half of December

General announcement: our online league will hold no pairing and scheduled lecture in the second half of December, so that students and teachers alike can have a relaxing Christmas time with their friends and family.

If your online league subscription would normally be eligible for a December-II pairing, your subscription will instead carry over and you will get a pairing in the January-I pairing.