The 1st European Go Congress
28.07.1957-11.08.1957, Cuxhaven, West Germany
This first congress was developed from the annual
German Go Congress. A handicap tournament was won by Schilp on tie-break
The player with the highest "Class" after
the tournament was the first European Champion.
This was Fritz Dueball from West Germany (class 16).
Next, in class 17, were John and Grebe.
The first European Go Congress is also recorded
sometimes as being in Germany in 1938, also won
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