This year European Grand Prix Finale took place on the Online Go Server from January 8 till 31. Top 16 European players were fighting for the title of the Grand Prix Winner. The competition is a culmination of the Grand Prix – a series of tournaments held during the year 2020.
The group stage didn’t bring any surprise, with the favourites getting first or second places to qualify for the knock-out stage.
This year, as the competition was held online, all the knock-out matches had best-of-three format.
In the final, Ilya Shikshin 3p (Russia) defeated Artem Kachanovskyi 2p (Ukraine) with a score of 2:0.
Here are the top four places of the tournament:
- Ilya Shikshin 3p (Russia)
- Artem Kachanovskyi 2p (Ukraine)
- Pavol Lisy 2p (Slovakia
- Stanislaw Frejlak 7d (Poland)
For more details, please see the Grand Prix Finale 2021 webpage.
Below you can see the game records of the final match between Ilya and Artem.
Report by Artem