Pandanet Go European Team Championship
The Pandanet Go European Team Championship is a new League format of the European Team Championship played on the internet. The first edition of the Pandanet format was held from 2010 to 2011, starting in November 2010. 30 countries participate. This tournament is arguably the strongest ever played among European players.
The tournament is played in nine rounds. Each European country can delegate one team consisting of up to 12 players, but only four players play in one match. Each match consists of four games (boards 1-4) played simultaneously on the online go server IGS.
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While there was much coverage on SL for the first 2010-2011 season, the official website has much improved now, so please consult http://www.pandanet-igs.com/communities/euroteamchamps, the official page (includes rules, list of players, etc.)
In the history of the european team championship Russia plays a dominant role. Since 2010/11 the European Team Championship is played as a league with a total of three leagues of ten teams in a single round robin format, the finals of the top four teams are played over the board at the European Go Congress.
|Edition||Year||City||Country||Winning Team||Number of Participating Teams|
|15||2011/12||Pandanet / EGC||Russia||30|
|14||2010/11||Pandanet / EGC||Russia||30|