France Wins the Pandanet European Team Championship 2018–2019
This year the next four teams were qualified to play in the final of the Pandanet European Team Championship:
More details about their way to the Final you can read at the article dedicated to the Pandanet qualification tournaments.
Traditionally, Pandanet European Team Championship Final is played right before the European Go Congress, at the same venue. This year the final took place in Brussels, Belgium on July 19–20.
As usually, round robin system was used, with each team playing each other: in total three matches.
This year France became the European Team Champion, winning all the matches in the final. Second was Russia, losing only to France. Ukraine was third, winning their only match against Romania. Here is the final order of the teams:
It was the second time for France to become the European Team Champion. In total it was the 9th season. Russia won 5 times, Ukraine was champion once and once Czechia won this competition.
You can see more details about the Final at the official webpage.
For more information please read an article on the EGF website written by Antonius Claasen.
For more photos please see the photoalbum.
Report by Artem