The 2023 Transatlantic Professional Go Team Championship made a thrilling debut on September 16, with the North American Go Federation (NAGF) achieving a resounding 3-0 victory over the European Go Federation (EGF) in the opening round. The excitement was palpable as Ryan Li 4P, on the first board, secured a win by resignation against Andrii Kravets 1P. Eric Lui 2P continued the winning streak by defeating Stanislaw Frejlak 1P, and Kevin Yang 1P sealed the triumph by overcoming Pavol Lisy 2P.
This much-anticipated event was live-streamed on Twitch, with insightful commentary provided by Ali Jabarin 2P and Michael Chen 1P. Go enthusiasts around the world tuned in to witness the intense battles and strategic brilliance that unfolded on the Online Go Server (OGS). Results and game links below:
Board NAGF EGF Result Links
1 Ryan Li (W) Andrii Kravets W+R https://online-go.com/game/57132079
2 Eric Lui (B) Stanislaw Frejlak B+R https://online-go.com/game/57132398
3 Kevin Yang (W) Pavol Lisy W+12.5 https://online-go.com/game/57132468
Round Two is set to take place on September 30, commencing at 12:30 pm US Eastern time. The matchups for the second round are:
Board 1: Artem Kachanovskyi 2P vs. Kevin Yang 1P
Board 2: Ali Jabarin 2P vs. Ryan Li 4P
Board 3: Tanguy Le Calve 1P vs. Michael Chen 1P
Stay tuned for more gripping Go action as the championship continues to unfold, promising even more excitement and strategic battles in the rounds to come!