The 46th European Go Congress
20.07.2002-03.08.2002, Zagreb, Croatia
About 300 took part in the Championships.
At the end, Alexandr Dinerstein, the pro from Russia, was unbeaten to be European Champion.
Second on 8/10 was Dmitrij Bogackij (Bogatskiy) (6 dan Ukraine).
On 7/10 were Mikhail Galchenko (5 dan Ukraine), Svetlana Shikshina (6 dan Russia),
Kai Naoyuki (6 dan Japan) and Christoph Gerlach (6 dan Germany).
Heading the 6 wins group were Radek Nechanicky (6 dan Czechia), Csaba Mero
(6 dan Hungary), Andrej Cheburakhov (Tchebourakhov) (5 dan Russia) and previous Champion Andrej Kulkov (6 dan Russia).
Child star Ilja Shikshin (5 dan) was 11th.
Winning 9/10 was Gabor Szabo (4 kyu Hungary) and winning 8/10 were Michel Spode (3 kyu Germany),
Michal Hola (3 kyu Slovakia) and Jan Milian (5 kyu Slovakia).
The Weekend Tournament was also won by Dinerstein, with runner up Csaba Mero and Radek Nechanicky third.
Just over 200 took part.
Radek Nechanicky beat Alexandr Dinerstein in the final of the Lightning.
There was a Pair Go event on 01.08.02 and 02.08.02.
Winners were Olga Mezhova (2 dan Russia) and Hirobumi Ohmori (5 dan Japan).
2. Tabasa Nagai (4 dan Japan) and Ronald Verhagen (5 dan Netherlands)
3. Katrin Bade (9 kyu Germany) and Joachim Beggerow (3 dan Germany)