The Ibero American Go Federation has recently appointed Brazil to be the host country of the 3rd Latin American Go Congress which will be held in Sao Paulo from October 10th to 13th 2019.2019 is a very important year for the Associação Brasil Nihon Kiin since they are celebrating the 30th anniversary of the foundation of the São Paulo – Nihon Kiin da America do Sul which was built by Japanese pro player and promoter Iwamoto Kaoru in order to spread Go in South America.
The 3rd Latin American Go Congress will hold several activities such as the 21st Ibero American Go Championship, the 3rd Latin American Youth Go Championship, the 4th Latin American Pair Go Championship and the final match of the 3rd Pandanet Go Latin American Team Championship in which top tow Latin American teams will get to play an over the board final match with transfer expenses sponsored by Pandanet.
Also pro players will be invited from all major Go Associations around the world such as Nihon Kiin, Korean Baduk Association, Chinese Weiqi Association, American Go Association and European Go Federation. It promises to be a great event.
Keep yourself updated with the latest news about this event on the Ibero American Go Federation website.
See you in Brazil!
Report by Emil García