Welcome to Pandanet!
Welcome to the Pandanet Internet Go Server, a great place for playing, watching, studying, and enjoying the game of Go on the internet. At any time, day or night, you can find hundreds of other players from all over the world and of all playing levels, from beginners to professionals. Whatever your ability, you can find opponents of similar skill to play with.
Championship matches for top professional events, including the Meijin, Honinbo, Kisei, Judan and Tengen titles, and the Professional Pair Go Championship are broadcasted live, along with great international tournaments like the Pandanet Go European Team Championship, all for free.
On Pandanet this and the next Weeks
|Sutarday August 8
- Monday August 10
|Kuksu Mountains International Pair Go Championship|
The 41th Gosei title, Preliminary round A, Sakai Hideyuki 8p.vs. Chin Kaei 9p.
The 41th Gosei title, Preliminary round A, semifinal, Kiyonari Tetsuya 9p.vs. Hashimoto Kan 1p.
|40th Meijin title match, 1st game, Iyama Yuta Meijin vs. Takao Shinji 9p. Live broadcast on GoPanda2|
The 40th Meijin title match
The 40th Meijin title is broadcast live on GoPanda2 client.
The Meijin tournament is organized by Asahi Newspaper Co., Ltd.
- The first game : September 3rd (Thu) and 4th (Fri).
- The second game: September 17th (Thu) and 18th (Fri).
- The third game: September 24th (Thu) and 25th (Fri).
- The fourth game: October 5th (Mon) and 6th (Tue).
- The fifth game: October 13th (Wed) and 14th (Thu).
- The sixth game: October 28th (Wed) and 29th (Thu).
- The seventh game: November 4th (Wed) and 5th (Thu).
All rounds start at 09:00 (Japan Time), i.e., 02:00 CEST. The time limit is eight hours each.
Kansai Kiin live broadcasts
Pandanet is broadcasting weekly matches from Kansai Kiin.
Wednesday September 2: The 41th Gosei title, Preliminary round A, Sakai Hideyuki 8p.vs. Chin Kaei 9p.
Wednesday September 2: The 41th Gosei title, Preliminary round A, semifinal, Kiyonari Tetsuya 9p.vs. Hashimoto Kan 1p.
59th European Go Congress report
The 59th European Go Congress was held in Liberec, Cz. Republic a touristic city located in the north of the country close to the border with Germany and Poland and it was probably the biggest European Go event as it gathered more than 900 participants from 44 countries with over 700 players attending the main event.
For more details about the venue please see
Like every Go Congress the European Go Championship was one of the most important tournaments organized here and this year EGF implemented a new system (http://www.egc2015.cz/rules/championship)to decide the winner of the European Go title who was Fan Hui 2p from France.
Besides the European Go Championship there were many side events taking place in the 2 weeks of the Go Congress:
The Main tournament won by Wang Zheming 3p
The Rapid tournament won by Chan,Yi-Tien 7d
The Lightning tournament won by Kim Young-Sam 7d
The 9×9 tournament won by Chan Yi-Tien 7d
Omikron Rengo European Championship won by Surma-Frejlak-Domanski
The Beer Tournament won by Karaerkek Kerem 2d
The Children tournament won by Mezin Savva 5kyu
The Ladies tournament won by Sun Sai 5d
The Weekend tournament won by Kim Young-Sam 7d
The Pairgo tournament won by Gong/Qiu 5d
The Veterans tournament won by Mizuuchi Chihiro 4d
The Team tournament won by Ze?t Riddle
13×13 tournament won by Sun Sai 3d
Just before the European Go Congress the 5th edition of
Pandanet Go European Team Championship finals was held in Liberec as well on july 24-25th 2015
The winner of the team championship this season was France
For photos about the congress you can visit the official site at
Let’s hope all the players had a great time and good games during the stay in Liberec, Czech Republic and will look forward for the next European Go Congress. Till then see you online on Pandanet-IGS for training games.Written by Cornel Burzo
The 40th Gosei title match
The 40th Gosei is being broadcast live on GoPanda2 client.
- The first game: June 26th (Fri). Iyama Yuta won, B+Resign.
- The second game: July 20th (Mon). Yamahita Keigo won, B+Resign.
- The third game: July 27th (Mon). Iyama Yuta won, B+1.5.
- The fourth game: August 7th (Fri). Iyama Yuta won, W+Resign.
- The fifth game: August 29th (Sat).
Iyama Yuta kept the Gosei title!