The President of The Southern Moravia Region, Ing. Stanislav Juránek

GO Club Brno

Czech GO Association


are pleased to invite you to

Toyota-IGS Pandanet European Go Tour Brno

Brno, 3 – 5 / 09 / 2004

Venue Santon Hotel, Brno - see the map,
Santon Hotel
Přístavní 38, 635 00 Brno - Bystrc
Tel.: +420 546221536, Fax: +420 54621004,
Friday, September 3 10:00 - 14:00registration
15:00 - 19:001st round
18:30 - 20:00a boat trip
20:30 - 21:00opening ceremony
21:00 - 24:00social event with music
Saturday, September 4 09:00 - 13:002nd round
14:00 - 18:003rd round
18:30 - 22:304th round
Sunday, September 5 08:30 - 12:305th round
13:00 - 17:006th round
17:00 - 18:00prize-giving
Entry fee
  • 10 EUR adults
  • 6 EUR age 16 – 18, students
  • 3 EUR age 10 – 15
  • 0 EUR players with rating 2450 and higher, children up to 10 years, 20 kyu

For later registration (after 27/8/2004) additional charge 5 EUR, players on age 11–18 and students 1 EUR.

System The tournament is a major of Toyota-Pandanet European Go Tour and a part of Grand Prix of Czech Republic.
EGF rules and Toyota-Pandanet European Go Tour regulations apply, the event is open to all Go players, 6 round MacMahon, basic time limit 75 minutes, Canadian byo-yomi 15 moves in 5 minutes, komi 6,5. Place criteria: MM, SOS.

Tournament director: Martin Kovařík

The Top ten players are pleased to write down at least one game for publication on the Internet.
New players will be set to rank 20 kyu.
Organizers can change time schedule etc. and don’t pay any player’s expenditures.
Players must keep tournament rules and instructions of organizers.

Prizes Main prizes:
  • 1st place 1000 EUR
  • 2nd place 800 EUR
  • 3rd place 600 EUR
  • 4th place 400 EUR
  • 5th place 300 EUR
  • 6th place 200 EUR
  • 7th place 100 EUR
Other prizes (excepting players with main prizes):
  • best 4 Dan 90 EUR
  • best 3 Dan 80 EUR
  • best 2 Dan 70 EUR
  • best 1 Dan 60 EUR
  • best 1 kyu 50 EUR
  • 6 wins 70 EUR
  • 5 wins 40 EUR
  • more prizes for children, the furthest travelled player, best woman, etc.

Prizes will be either in CZK (Czech players) or in EUR (others).

  • Santon Hotel (prices per one night incl. breakfast)
    • Two bed room
      One person 41 EUR
      Two person 50 EUR
      Additional bed 14 EUR
    • Apartment for 1 person 72 EUR
    • Apartment for 3 persons 88 EUR
    • Apartment for 4 persons 113 EUR
  • Hotel – about 25 min. by walk
    • Two bed room about 29 EUR per night
  • Gymnastic hall in your own sleepingbags (children + students 1.5 EUR, adults 2.5 EUR per one night). The place is very close to the hotel Santon (10 mints by walk).
  • Private accommodation at Brno players (confirmation necessary).

TOP TEN (the best ten players according to actual rating) – have guaranteed free accommodation in Santon hotel (2 nights, two bed room incl. breakfast).

We kindly ask you to book your accommodation prior to 27/8/2004 as the capacity of the hotels is limited and we cannot guarantee that you get what you want if you do it later.
Prices for accommodation are according to current price lists.

Meals at the playing site (hotel), many other choices in the surrounding area. The prices in the hotel restaurant are very good – about 3 – 10 EURO per lunch.
Contacts and Registration
  • On line registration at On-line registration, list of Preregistered players
  • Ing.arch. Martin Kovařík,Trnkova 24, 628 00 Brno, phone ++420 608337445,
  • Slavek Zmek,Uzbecká 2, 625 00 Brno, phone ++420 547356415,

Deadline: 27/8/2004, (later registration with fee penalty).

Additional information


On Friday evening all participants are invited for the boat trip on a lake.


On Friday evening all participants are invited for the social event including music and a small refreshment. Entrance fee (refreshment incl.): 160,- Kč, children under 15: 50,-.


Players who needs visas, please ask directly Martin Kovařík, Trnkova 24, 628 00 Brno,
tel. +420 608337445, Deadline is 15/08/2004.


Individual transportation or any other help – contact and discuss it with the organizers (deadline 15/08/2004).
You can fly to Vienna(Austria) Airport. Ask Martin Kovarik for more details, please. Getting there by car – highway Prague-Brno, exit Brno-West, at the trade fair to the left in direction Bystrc to the Brno Lake. By tram No.1 – from main railway station in direction Bystrc, tram stop ‚Port‘ (Přístav).

Connection Brno – Vienna and back:

Friday 3/09/2004
Bus Vienna - Brno: Wien,Nord-Praterstern 07:30 Brno 09:55
Train Vienna - Brno: EC 172 Vindobona Wien Südbf (Ost) 10:34 Brno 12:15

Sunday 5/09/2004
Bus Brno - Vienna: Brno 17:30 Wien,Nord-Praterstern 20:00
Train Brno - Vienna: EC 173 Vindobona Brno 17:17 Wien Südbf (Ost) 19:00
EC 71 Antonin Dvorak Brno 20:17 Wien Südbf (Ost) 22:02

Santon Hotel

The hotel is situated in recreation area of Brno Lake. Beautiful surroundings with forests, possibility of hiking around, etc. (see the map).

Playing rooms
Big hall and a small saloons. Appointments in hotel hall, restaurant, summer terrace for individual refreshments.

Hotel fitness centre facilities
(For hotel Santon guests free, other persons must pay entrance fee)
The hotel fitness centre offers many possibilities of spending your free time during your stay in the hotel Santon, in the form of sporting activities, entertainment, or by the combination of both options.

Swimming pool
The swimming pool is available in free hours for individual relaxation swimming

Sauna is available in the hours reserved for the public or it can be hired anytime in the day.


For those who take sunbathing in a solarium for granted as well as for those who only wish to try it, the solarium is available anytime. The solarium in the hotel Santon is professionally looked after and maintained by the company Solarservis.

Free weight area, aerobics
Designed for those to whom fitness has become part of their lives as well as for those who only flirt with the idea of physically exerting their bodies. The weight room is available at anytime, aerobics take place 5 days a week and are led by experienced trainers.

The gym may be used in free hours for playing table tennis or for various leisure activities of sporting nature for teams, as a relaxation after a demanding day on training, workshop or a seminar.

Rooms with balcony (sightseeing), phone, TV with satellite, bathroom, WC.

Hotel services
Exchange-office, parking place, sauna, swimming pool with sea water, fitness centre.