Three young women became European Woman Champion 2005.
Just at the end, it happened, that there were some discrepancies in the game on board 1,
so the referees had to find a solution. They decided that the game should be finished,
and Svetlana could win the game by 3 points. Now 3 womens got 4 points. Who will be the winner?
Rita beat Manuela in a very hard fight. Rita is now at least under the first three.
Manuela can still hope that Zhao will win her game.
Zhao Pei beat Rita Pocsai and leads the championship with 4 points. In the 5th round
Zhao and Svetlana will fight for the championship. The fight between Rita and Manuela
will decide at least the third place.
Start of the EWGC
The first three rounds were held today. Round 3 was the day's highlight and
the day of the hungarian girls.
Rita Pocsai beat Svetlana Shikshina and Alexandra Urbán beat Daniela Trinks (3d).
Workshop with Manuela
Manuela's workshop was dedicated for Kyu-players. The theme was proper invading
and some basic shapes, everyone should be familiar with.
The first women arrived today. The journey of the hungarian girls took about 11 hours, the
one of Liza Gorbunova (1k, Urkaine) about 35 hours.
Special hotel fee
There is a special hotel fee for participants and visitors of the EWGC 2005.
We expect three professional go players from japan for the workshops and the championship. more>>
Change of venue!
The venue has moved to Taucha, east of Leipzig. more>>
Update Tournament Rules
There are some changes according to the used byoyomi rule of the main tournament. more>>