Preliminary of the 1st Transatlantic Professional Go League

08th – 09th May

The two winners will qualify to 1st Transatlantic Professional Go League.

Time Table:

CEST (GMT+2) is used
08.05. Saturday
14:00 1st round in groups 
17:00 2nd round in groups

09.05. Sunday
14:00 3rd round in groups
17:00 Final

Tournament system:

There will be two groups of four players, A and B
Players will be seeded by a draw out of 4 pots, according to the ratings.
1st pot: Stanisław Frejlak, Lukáš Podpěra (players A1 and B1 will be selected)
2nd pot: Viktor Lin, Benjamin Dréan-Guénaïzia (players A2 and B2 will be selected)
3rd pot: Óscar Vázquez Núñez, Rémi Campagnie (players A3 and B3 will be selected)
4th pot: Lucas Neirynck, Jonas Welticke (players A4 and B4 will be selected)

Pairing will be done as follows:

1st round: A1 - A4, A2 - A3, B1 - B4, B2 - B3
2nd round: winner (A1-A4) - winner (A2-A3), looser (A1-A4) - looser (A2-A3)
                  winner (B1-B4) - winner (B2-B3), looser (B1-B4) - looser (B2-B3)
Players with two points from both groups will qualify directly to the Semi-Final as the winners of the groups (W(A) and W(B)). Players with 0 points will be eliminated from the tournament.
3rd round: players with one point after the 2nd round in each group will play a decisive game for who will qualify as a runner-up from the group to the Semi-Final (R(A) and (R(B))
Final matches: W(A) - R(B), W(B) - R(A)

Tournament Groups:

Group  A Group B
A1 Czechia Lukáš Podpěra 7-dan (Lukan) B1 Poland Stanisław Frejlak 7-dan (Siasio)
A2 France Benjamin Dréan-Guénaïzia 6-dan (ben0) B2 Austria Viktor Lin 6-dan (Sandmann6d)
A3 France Rémi Campagnie 6-dan (RemiC) B3 Spain Óscar Vázquez Núñez 6-dan (dacat1)
A4 Germany Jonas Welticke 6-dan (iryumika) B4 Netherlands Lucas Neirynck 6-dan (Cassis)


1st round (Saturday, 08th May, 14:00 CEST)

A1-A4: Lukáš Podpěra Jonas Welticke 0-1
A2-A3: Benjamin Dréan-Guénaïzia Rémi Campagnie 1-0
B1-B4: Stanisław Frejlak Lucas Neirynck 1-0
B2-B3: Viktor Lin Óscar Vázquez Núñez 1-0

2nd round (Saturday, 08th May, 17:00 CEST)

Benjamin Dréan-Guénaïzia Jonas Welticke 0-1
Stanisław Frejlak Viktor Lin 0-1
Lukáš Podpěra Rémi Campagnie 0-1
Óscar Vázquez Núñez Lucas Neirynck 1-0

3rd round (Sunday, 09th May, 14:00 CEST)

Benjamin Dréan-Guénaïzia Rémi Campagnie 0-1
Stanisław Frejlak Óscar Vázquez Núñez 0-1

Play-off (Sunday, 09th May, 17:00 CEST)

Jonas Welticke Óscar Vázquez Núñez 0-1
Viktor Lin Rémi Campagnie 0-1

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