JGC 2016

15th-18th July: 1st Japan Go Congress 2016

The Japan Go Congress will take place from July 15 – July 18, 2016. organized by Kansai-Kiin.

Pls visit the ASR Calendar for all events here: http://www.advancedstudyroom.org/calendar/
Our calendar for all ASR events

The program includes:

  • Main tournament
  • Pair tournament
  • Children tournament
  • Other fun side tournaments
  • Go Symposium
  • Game reviews and simultanious games
    with Japanese Pros

Details of Congress programme see bottom, also vsitit: Osaka Go Camp 2016

Congress Venue


Takarazuka is famous for its Grand Theater. It is also known as the “city of opera”. Situated northwest of Osaka, it is outside of typical urban tension, but still easily accessible. Therefore Takarazuka is known for its quiet and luxury residential areas.

Takarazuka Grand Theater

Playing Site: Sorio Hall

The 1st Japan Go Congress will take place in the Takarazuka Sorio Hall. Usually used for theater, the Sorio Hall offers a grand hall and several multi-purpose rooms. It is an ideal location for hosting large Go tournaments and other events.

Sorio Hall


Daikin Dormitory

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The dormitory offers budget accommodation in Japanese style (Washitsu) rooms for 2-4 people. The price also includes breakfast.

Important: The curfew is 10:30pm. You cannot leave or come back to the dormitory after this time.

Takarazuka Inn Hotel

One of the cheaper hotels in the area.
Note that we only got 5 single rooms for the Go congress!

Takarazuka Hotel

Takarazuka Hotel is a renowned high standard hotel. It offers single, double, and triple rooms.

Program (as PDF download)

Friday, July 15
Schedule 7-15

Saturday, July 16
Schedule 7-16

Sunday, July 17
Schedule 7-17

Monday, July 18
Schedule 7-18

Offficial Website: http://www.osaka-go-camp.22web.org/

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