RESULTS: Congratulations to France!
The 9th Pandanet Go European Team Championship started in October 2018 with 37 teams in 4 leagues. In this tournament national teams play in a league system on the Pandanet-lGS server. Each team consists of up to 12 players, out of which four are selected to play in each round. After nine rounds online and two additional qualification-tournaments (each with 6 teams), the teams from Russia, France, Ukraine F and Romania qualified for the finals. You can find more details on pandanet-igs.com
The finals was played on 19th and 20th July. Past champions: Russia (5 times), France, Ukraine and the Czech Republic. Total prize-money: 10.000 Euro, spon- sored by Pandanet Inc.
At least two games per round broadcast exclusively on the Pandanet/IGS server (userids: TeamChamp 1-4).
Friday, 19th July,
10:30 Round 1. Romania - Russia, Ukraine - France
16:00 Round 2. Russia - Ukraine, France - Romania
Saturday, 20th July,
10:30 Round 3. Russia - France, Ukraine - Romania
11:30 Live comment by Ms Li Ting 1p in the Velge auditorium
Prize Giving during EGC Opening, Saturday at 18:00
Japanese rules, 6.5 Komi, Fischer time: 45 minutes basic, 25 seconds per additional move
No nigiri - colours switch between the boards, country named first gets black on boards 1 and 3.