This year, due to the COVID-19 restrictions, the European Professional Championship was played online on the Pandanet Go Server on September 24–27.
Eight players from six different countries competed in a round-robin tournament. As all participants were of a similar level, the competition got very close.
The final standings are:
1. Ilya Shikshin 3p (Russia)
2-4. Ali Jabarin 2p (Israel)
2-4. Mateusz Surma 2p (Poland)
2-4. Andrii Kravets 1p (Ukraine)
5. Alexandr Dinershteyn 3p (Russia)
6. Pavol Lisy 2p (Slovakia)
7. Tanguy Le Calvé 1p (France)
8. Artem Kachanovskyi 2p (Ukraine)
Below is the record of the game between Ilya Shikshin 3p (Russia) and Andrii Kravets 1p (Ukraine), played on the last round, which decided the winner of the tournament.
For more details, please see the official webpage of the European Professional Championship 2020.
Report by Artem