Fan Hui (Fr, 2-p), European Champion 2015; Wang Zhemin (CHI, 3p) open European champion
In the European Championship / European Go Congress organised this year in Liberec in Czechia, Frenchman (ex-Chinese) Fan Hui became European Champion - for the 3rd time in a row !
He won the final against Ali JABARIN (Israël, 1-p)
Ilya Shikchine (RUS, 1-p) beat Thomas Debarre (Fr, 6-d) in the "little" final for the 3rd place.
Here are the complete results of the European Championship (only for players with an European passport):
--> results of the top 8 players (quarterfinals, semifinals and finals)
--> results of the top 24 players
Wang Zhemin (China, 3-p) won the open main tournament undefeated, ahead Kim Young-Sam (KOR, 8-d) (who lost only to him). Further, the 4 European-made professionals (Pavol Lisy, ALi Jabarin, Ilya Shikchine and Mateusz Surma) joined by Ukranian Artem Kachanovskij (7-d).
Complete results of the main tournament:
Kim Young-sam won the week-end tournament (in which Wang did not play) with a perfect score, ahead of four players with 4/5: Dinerstein (RUS, 3-p), Lisy (SK, 1-p), Chan (TW, 7-d) and Ma (CHI, 7-d).
Complete results of the WE tournament:
PS: 8 Belgian participants played in the European Congress / tournament: Joost Van Vannieuwenhuyse, Kris Boyen, Roel Van Nyen, PHilippe Tranchida, Jonh Cassidy, Voja Stojanovic, Bart Cars and Catherine Fricheteau.
Last but not least: France (5 pts) won the Pandanet European Team Championship 2014-2015, ahead of Ukraine (5 pts) , Czechia (2 pts) and Romania (0 pts)