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
broadcasted live, along with great international tournaments like the
Pandanet Go European Team Championship, all for free.
How do I watch professional live games?
- Search for the game you want to watch. Usually at the top of the list. If you can’t find it, look for games with many observers.
- Open the game like a any other game.
Gunbu no Pair Go (群舞のペア碁）
Volume One of a Pair Go comic strip, “Gunbu no Pair Go,” which has been serialized in the monthly magazine “Action”, has been published.
The Japan Pair Go Association has extended cooperation and professional player Fujisawa Rina has acted as editorial supervisor.
There are plans to translate and publish the comic book in English (and other languages).
The first instalment (in Japanese) can now be viewed free of charge!
Image Copyright© Takagi Yuuna / Futabasha
Pair Go Young Stars and IAPGC - this week-end!
On the 5th/6th December, there will be a professional Pair Go tournament held in Tokyo. You can watch it live (in Japanese) on YouTube .
This year’s International Amateur Pair Go Championship will also take place at the same time. Unfortunately, due to the Corona pandemic, only pairs from Japan will be participating this time.
We will still broadcast many interesting games on Pandanet, so take a look if you’re interested!
More information is available at the IAPGC tournament website.
5th European Pro Championship
The 2020 European Pro Championship will be played online this year, on the Pandanet server.
The matches will be played in the European Champs Room on Pandanet.
24th-27th September 2020
Rounds start at 11:00 and 17:00 (UTC+2 / CEST). Last round is 11:00 on Sept 27th.
The event will also be streamed on the EuropeanGoFederaton twitch channel, with four commentators:
- Antti Törmänen, 1p (Finland/Japan)
- Cornel Burzo, 6d (Romania)
- Lukas Krämer, 6d (Germany)
- Viktor Lin, 6d (Austria)
- Ilya Shikshin, 3p (Russia)
- Alexandr Dinerchteyn, 3p (Russia)
- Artem Kachanovskyi, 2p (Ukraine)
- Mateusz Surma, 2p (Poland)
- Ali Jabarin, 2p (Israel)
- Pavol Lisy, 2p (Slovakia)
- Andrii Kravets, 1p (Ukraine)
- Tanguy Le Calvé, 1p (France)
Game Archives Working Again
We are pleased to announce that the game archive server maintenance has been completed and the complete archive can be accessed again.
2020 e-Go Congress Pair Go Tournament on Pandanet: August 6, 8 PM US Eastern time
The online Pair Go event at the 2020 e-Go Congress will take place on Thursday, August 6 at 8 PM US Eastern time. Please have a look at the tournament website and the Bracket and pairings document for more information.
You must use the newest desktop/laptop version (2.7.4) of the GoPanda2 client released this week. To learn more about the tournament format, game setup, pairings and result submission, check out this tutorial prepared by Benjamin Teuber and Pair Go TD Andrew Zhang. If you are playing in the tournament, please arrive a few minutes before the start of Round 1 to expedite organization.
Both rounds of the top table (4 pairs) will be broadcasted on the official AGA Twitch channel with live commentary provided by Yoonyoung Kim 8p. You may also check out other interesting matchups on other tables!