People qualified for the Candidates from Go tournaments that took place in 2000. Here are the details. Not all the people who qualified chose to take part.
The winner of the British Championship was decided by the title match, a best-of-five match between the defending champion, Matthew Macfadyen, and Matthew Cocke, the winner of the Challenger’s tournament. This was Matthew Cocke’s third challenge. He also challenged in 2002 and in 1999.
All games even. Players selected by Euro-ratings.
All games were played even. The top 8 players by European rating were selected to play in this section.
Held during the Crewe Chess Congress at Bentley Motors Works Restaurant, Pyms Lane, Crewe, Cheshire. 24 players attended the 7th Cheshire. Winner of the open section was Andrew Morris (1 dan Lancaster). Second was Baron Allday (1 dan West Wales). Winner of the handicap section was Ed Blockley (2 kyu Worcester) on 5/5 .
About 60,000,000. Most of these are in Korea, China and Japan.
There are more than 60 countries who have official organisations and take part in the annual World Amateur Go Championship.
These are things that people sometimes get wrong, and it would be nice if they could get them right. However, don’t lose too much sleep over them.
The BGA website index is not just a collection of links (often called an ‘index’) to sites other than the BGA's. It is a proper, human-generated index of all the material on the site.