Today is the last day of the EGC2019 and as such there will be some changes in the schedule. If you are confused about the location of a certain event please go ask at the infodesk.
We hope you have enjoyed our congress and we thank you for your enthousiastic participation.
The EGC2019 Team
Now let's get on with the regular news ^^
Daily Tsumego Trouble Master
Here is your last daily Tsumego Trouble Master, provided by In-Seong Hwang 8d, good luck ^^
==== Find the Weakness ====
These will be discussed during his lecture at 15:30 in the big auditorium at the first floor of glass building this time. You might win some Belgian chocolates if you go there with your solutions.
It will be directly followed by the "firework" live review of the final game at 16:00.
Live commenting of final game by all pros
Today, we have planned a firework-styled game comment gathering all teachers around the final game of the European Open Championship! Meet us from 16:00 on in the glass building auditorium (1 st floor).
The event will be hosted by In-Seong Hwang, 8d, who used to work for Baduk TV! We hope you enjoy this very special time!
This live review will be followed by the prize giving ceremony and closing of this Congress.
Lecture 1 @ 14:00-16:00 in the Velge Auditorium
Ye Jinjin - the history of go in China
The bookshop Marchand will be opened today, don't miss your chance to get some extra books!
Main Tournament Recap - by Jean-Denis Hennebert
While you are reading these lines, the last round of the open tournament is being played.
Yesterday, in the 9th round, Sun Tengyu (7p) won again (over Kim Dohyup) to remain unbeaten. If this was rather expected, the feat of the day, Stanislaw Frejlak’s victory on Jia Gangli (2p) was more surprising. As a consequence, Jia Gangli is now not sure any longer to get the silver medal, or even the bronze meda.
These are more uncertain than ever:
Four players have 7 points: Yoon NamGi (7d, KR; last year winner of the “open” in Pisa), Jia Gangli (2p, CN), Liu Tanghao (6d, CN) and Stanislaw Frejlak (7d, PL).
Seven others trail them with 6 points, among whom the best SOS-holder are four Korean amateurs: Kim Dohyup, Cho Eunjin, Yong Min Lee and Kim Jung Min, followed by 3 European ones: Ioan Elian Grigoriu (5d, RO), Viktor Lin (6d, AT) and, rather unexpected, a genuine 4d, Simao Gonçalves, from…Portugal (a country counting very few go players).
We will have to wait the results of this 10th round to know the final standings.
Also note that Yann Flambard (“1-d”) of France went on with his winning streak (8 victories and 1 undecided game): yesterday, he got the scalp of another 5d ! (but the other super good performer of this tournament, Sathya Singh -2k, US lost (to a 2d) and remains with 7 wins).
Collecting the equipment
Today we are collecting all boards and stones to send back to Santa Claus's workshop!
Please follow the volunteers' instructions after your games to help us repack. Thank you!
Rapid tournament: final standings
After the 9 and last round, the final standings are known: behind “invincible” Sun Tengyu, who ends with a perfect 9/9, three players got 6 victories: Kim Dohyup (2nd), Jia Gangli (3rd) and Yoon Namgi (4th). Best player among the ones with 5 points, and best European: Vjecheslav Kajmin (5th).
Curious about the results? you can find them here!
Check the photos taken by EuroGoTv
The people of EuroGoTv have already taken quite a lot of pictures, are you in some of them, go check them on the website to find out.
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