Tournament Details


Dear Go Friends from Serbia and abroad,

​We inform you that The International Go Tournament NIŠOPEN 2023 will be held on December 23-24, 2023. 

You  are welcome to spend the last weekend of the year playing Go and celebrating Christmas days in Niš!
We tried to provide the best possible conditions, despite the extremely difficult situation in which our club has been this year! 
This is our third attempt to organize NIŠOPEN 2023 and we do hope that, together with you, we will succeed and again be part of  EGF Calendar of tournaments.
We are waiting to see you in Niš!

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 Call for participation

It is our pleasure to invite you to participate in 



DATE:            2023, Decembar 23rd-24th
VENUE:         City of Niš (Serbia), Centar za stručno usavršavanje (Center for professional development),
                       St. Pariske komune bb

Participants and guests are welcome to register on-line or on-site, until the registration closing. Participants of all ages and strenght are welcome!

 Tournament Agenda

Saturday, December 23rd

  • 10:30  Registration closes
  • 11:00 First round (1)
  • 14:00 Second round (2)
  • 17:00 Third round (3)
  • 20:00 NIŠOPEN2023 Cocktail Party 

Sunday, December 24th

  • 10:00 Fourth round (4)
  • 13:00 Fifth round (5)
  • 16:00 Awarding and Closing Ceremony

SYSTEM: MacMahon 5 rounds, Japanese rules (6.5 komi)

TIME: 60 minutes + 3x30 sec (or 10/25) byoyomi

REGISTRATION FEE (for players above 18 years) :

  • Until December 22: 1800,00 RSD (15,00 EUR)

  • On-site: 2300,00 RSD (20,00 EUR)

PRIZES: Top three places, the best kyu player, the best lady player, the best young player (U18),  players with 5 points...


Recommended in the Guest House of the Center:

  • Single room 1.900,00 RSD per night,
  • Double room 3.100,00 RSD per night.
  • Capacity : 30 beds 
  • 4 single rooms
  • 13 double rooms.


Niš is easily accessible by several types of transportation.:

By Airplane:
Available flights to Niš airport from:
Cologne/Bonn, Memmingen, Vienna, Dortmund, Basel, Istanbul, Ljubljana.
(Refer to : Airport Niš flights information)

By Car: 
Major highway E75 connects Niš with Belgrade and other towns in Serbia.

By Bus: 
Bus lines from Belgrade are available on every hour. Most are direct. Bus trip takes 3 hours approximately. Also, there are daily lines from Sofia, Zagreb, Skopje and other cities.

City local bus lines: 
no.6 and no.13.

By Train: 
Not recommended!


For any further assistance about the registration for the tournament, accommodation, or transportation, do not hesitate to contact us via e-mail

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