1st Latin American Go Congress

Cancun, Mexico October 13,14,15 2017

Events and Activities

19th Iberoamerican Go Championship


Emblem event of the Iberoamerican Go Federation

1st Youth Latinamerican Go Championship


For the first time in the history of the region, we will hold this championship

1st Pandanet Go Latin American Team Championship Final Match


Over the board final between Mexico and Argentina

Activities with professionals


Game reviews, lectures and simultaneous games

Go Instructors Seminar


Taught by professionals from the Kwonkapyong International Baduk Academy (KIBA) for go teachers and instructors from Latin America

2nd Iberoamerican Pair Go Championship

New York

Promoting equitable participation

Venue - Emporio Hotel

The official venue for the 1st Latin American Go Congress will be Hotel Emporio in Cancun, Mexico. Is located in the largest beach area of this turistic paradise.


30 minutes from Cancun town, 20 minutes from Cancun International Airport and 10 minutes from the heart of the hotel zone where the best night clubs are, Emporio Hotel gathers the best characteristics between luxury and exclusivity, covering all the requirements an event like this needs.


Its exact location is Hotel Km. 17, Boulevard Kukulcan, Urb. Carretera de Logroño, Zona Hotelera, 77500 Cancún, Quintana Roo, México.



Emporio Hotel-Official venue

Sotavento Hotel-Alternate venue

Double bedroom, ocean view, breakfast included, cost per night:

-Double occupation (1 or 2 adults): $130 USD.

-Cost per person in shared room: $65 USD

Double bedroom, breakfast included, cost per night:

-Double occupation (1 or 2 adults): $62 USD.

-Cost per person in shared room: $31 USD

Transportation Sotavento-Emporio will be provided during the event.






Included with lodging.

A box lunch will be given during october 12, 13, and 14 to all the participants of the 19 ° Ibero American Go Championship for a $30 USD fee

Buffet costs $17 USD approximately at Emporio Hotel



Opening dinner

19° Ibero American Go Championship (CIG)

1° Latin American Youth Championship

$20 USD

$30 USD for 3 days

$15 USD for 2 days (exempt if you play the CIG)



Enda Hideki 9P


Nihon Kiin Professional

Mateusz Surma 1P

Mateusz Surma

European Go Federation Professional

Cho Hye-yeon 9P


Hankuk Kiwon Professional

Youngshin Lee 5P


Hankuk Kiwon Professional

Gangsheng Shi 1P


American Go Association Professional

Komatsu Daiki 2P


Nihon Kiin Professional


Thursday Oct 12 Friday Oct 13 Saturday Oct 14 Sunday Oct 15 Monday Oct 16
09:00 Round 1 CIG Round 2 CIG Round 3 CIG Guided sightseeing
11:15 Round 2 CIG Round 4 CIG Round 6 CIG
13:30 Players registration Break Break Break
14:30 Pro player lecture PGLATC Final match Pro player lecture Round 1 and 2 CLJG Pro player lecture Round 3 and 4 CLJG
16:30 Simul games Go Instructors Seminar Simul games Go Instructors SeminarSimul games Go Instructors Seminar
19:00 Round 1 Pair Go Crazy Go Round 2 Pair Go Closing ceremony
20:00 Openning dinner Round 3 Pair Go Crazy Go Screening The surrounding game Closing dinner