The bar was at 1d. Handicap and no-komi games are in red.
Note only pre-qualified players may enter this event.
These rules contain the revisions made by the BGA council in early 2005. They apply to the 2005 and all subsequent championships (until amended), and supersede all previous versions. They include the amendments to the rules of the British Youth Championships made in January 2004. Further changes were made for 2006 superseding these rules.
To qualify for the 2005 British Go Championship you must do well enough in one of the UK Go tournaments in 2004 (Rule D2) and meet a couple of other requirements (Rules A2). Here is a list of all those who have satisfied the first of these conditions, and who might comply with the residence requirements (Go here for those who have qualified but who are thought NOT to meet the residency requirements).
Matthew Macfadyen first became British Go Champion in 1978. 2004 was his twentieth year as Champion - when he defeated Des Cann's challenge it became his twenty-first. His European rating confirms he is European 6 dan.
All games played handicap plus one.
All games are played handicap plus 1.
The bar was at 1k. Handicap and no-komi games are in red (handicap minus 2).
The bar was at 4d. Handicap and no-komi games are in red.