At the 42nd World Othello Championship 27 national teams and 87 individual players will compete against each other. In the World Othello Youth Championship, 15 representatives will play for first place.
The event is organized by the World Othello Federation (W.O.F), MegaHouse and various institutions of the host country and will take place from 9 to 12 October 2018 at the Hotel Olšanka in Prague, Czech Republic.
The popular strategy board game Othello was invented by Goro Hasegawa in Japan in the 1940s and registered as a trademark by him in 1973. Since 1977, the World Othello Championship has taken place regularly, with almost 70 nations taking part every year.
Since July 2017 we offer Othello as a mobile app officially licensed by MegaHouse for Android and iOS. The game is very popular with both amateurs and professional players due to its single and multiplayer modes.
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You are keen to know everything about the World Othello Championship, but Prague is too far away? No problem. It is possible to watch all games live on the competition days. The World Othello Federation will provide a livestream including professional commentary and interviews on their YouTube channel. You can also watch the tournament on the Japanese YouTube channel. The game sequence including all moves is additionally displayed on LiveOthello.
What: The 42nd World Othello Championship
When: October 9 – 12, 2018
Where: Hotel Olšanka in Prague, Czech Republic
Find more information on woc2018.worldothello.org.