This year the European Women’s Go Championship took place online, similarly to the majority of the other competitions.
16 players from 8 different countries participated in the event. The tournament system was very similar to the one of the European Grand Prix Finale:
- four groups of four players
- round-robin in a group
- two players from each group proceed to the play-off
The final had a best-of-three format. The two players who made it to the final were Manja Marz 3d (Germany) and Natalia Kovaleva 5d (Russia). Natalia won two games in a row, thus winning the European Women’s Go Championship 2020.
Here are the final results:
- Natalia Kovaleva 5d (Russia)
- Manja Marz 3d (Germany)
- Dina Burdakova 5d (Russia)
- Isabel Donle 1d (Germany)
For more details please see the tournament webpage: https://eurogofed.org/women/2020.html
Below you can view the second and decisive game between Manja and Natalia.
Report by Artem