European Pair Go Championships 1997

This new event was held during Japan Week in Amstelveen near to the European Go Centre in June. The week included a visit from Yasuda-sensei who taught 100 children and Go demonstrations in the shopping centre alongside the first round of the Pair Go. 16 teams from 15 countries took part and Mrs Taki from International pair Go Commitee presented the trophy to the winners from Germany.

Teams

  • Belgium: Clade Burvenich/Alain Wettach
  • Czech Republic: Lenka Suepova/Karel Dach
  • Finland: Sari Kohonen/Vesa Laatikainen
  • France: Anne Dicky/Hervé Dicky
  • Germany: Britta Trepcnik/Christoph Gerlach
  • Great Britain: Kirsty Healey/Matthew Macfadyen
  • Hungary: Diana Koszegi/Tibor Pocsai
  • Italy: Franscesca Mauri/Paolo Montrasio
  • Netherlands-1: Renée Frehé/Rob Kok
  • Netherlands-2: Marianne Diederen/Peter Zandveld
  • Norway: Antje Rapmund/Pal Sannes
  • Poland: Aleksandra Lubos/Jan Lubos
  • Romania: Carmen Mateescu/Mihai Bisca
  • Russia: Irina Guskova/Ilya Trunilin
  • Slovania: Vida Hernaus/Rado Pintar
  • Switzerland: Ursula Dumermuth/Roberto Morrison

Quarter-finals

Germany beat France
Netherlands-2 beat Netherlands-1
Great Britain beat Hungary
Norway beat Finland

Semi-finals

Germany beat Netherlands-2
Great Britain beat Norway

Final

Germany beat Great Britain by 9.5 points


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