The 43rd European Go Congress
24.07.1999-07.08.1999, Podbanske, Slovakia
The Congress was held in a remote hotel in a wooded area of the Tatra Mountains.
First was Alexander Dinerstein the 6 dan Russian who has been studying go in Korea.
Second Ion Florescu (6d Ro), third Dmitrij Surin (5d Ru), fourth Lee Hyuk (7d Ru), 5th Leszek Soldan (6d Pl). 343 took part.
At the weekend first was Lee Hyuk, second Dinerstein and third Florescu, in an event with 242 players.
Best of 45 Pairs were Natecz/Wolak (11 kyu) and Frehe/Taranu (3 dan).
A Women's Tournament ended 1. Kamila Holeckova (6 kyu),
2. Klara Zaloudkova (7 kyu), 3. Tarina Corina (1 dan), 4. Jana Hollmann (5 kyu).
Group winners in the Children's event
were Kei Shinada (8 kyu Japan), Rita Pocsai (3 kyu Hungary), Mikola Glushchenko (3 kyu Ukraine)
and Artem Dougin (4 kyu Russia).
44 pairs played an event played over 5 rounds and a final.
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- Marta Natecz and Marcin Wolak
- Renee Frehe and Catalin Taranu
- Gaelle Desportes and Emil Nijhuis