Fourth European Masters 2007

European Go Congress, Villach, Austria, 21st - 22nd July 2007

Eight players were invited to decide the best European player and to compete for places in professional Asian championships such as the Fujitsu Cup. Not all play off games were played, so some positions were tied.

Masters

Alexandre Dinerchtein, Russia, 1 dan pro, Runner Up European Go Championship 2006 
Csaba Merö, 6 dan, Hungary, Runner Up Toyota-IGS-PandaNet European Go Tour 2006-2007
Pal Balogh, 6 dan, Hungary, Winner European Cup 2007
Cristian Pop, 7 dan, Romania, European Rating List
Ilya Shikshin, 6 dan, Russia, European Rating List
Ondrej Silt, 6 dan, Czechia, European Rating List
Andrei Kulkov, 6 dan, Russia, European Rating List 
Cornel Burzo, 6 dan, Romania, European Rating List 

Unable to take part were:
Svetlana Shikshina, Russia, 1 dan pro, Winner European Masters 2006
Catalin Taranu, Romania, 5 dan pro, Runner Up Ing Cup 2007
and several players with rating places.

Results

Round 1
Shikshin (RU)        – Merö (HU)      1 - 0
Pop (RO)             – Kulkov (RU)    1 - 0
Dinerchtein (RU)     - Burzo (RO)     1 - 0
Balogh (HU)          - Silt (CZ)      1 - 0

Round 2
Dinerchstein         - Balogh         1 - 0
Shikshin             - Pop            1 - 0
Silt                 - Burzo          1 - 0
Merö                 - Kulkov         1 - 0

Round 3
Pop                  - Silt           1 - 0
Merö                 - Balogh         1 - 0

Final
Dinerchtein          - Shikshin       1 - 0

Final Ranking

Pos   Name                 Pt
1     Dinerchtein (RU)      3		
2     Shikshin (RU)         2
3=    Pop (RO)              2
3=    Merö (HU)             2
5=    Silt (CZ)             1
5=    Balogh (HU)           1
7=    Burzo (RO)            0
7=    Kulkov (RU)           0