About JIGS

In 2017 only 33 players (and in 2018 only 18 players) from all over Europe have participated the European Youth Championship being younger than 20 and at least amateur 1 Dan. In the Jena International Go School (JIGS) children in the age of 8-20 years should be trained, aiming to compete on Asian professional level. But also Go players of any age can improve their Go skills. Here, we propose a way to run such a Go school in the long term, after four years of establishment to run independent from sponsorship in a long-term future.
To achieve the aim to run JIGS as a long-term Go school, we envision three different lines: