January 2008

Tournament Name: 
London Open
Tournament Date: 
29 December 2000 - 1 January 2001
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11Seong June Kim6DUK18+2+4+3+5+6+




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Tournament Name: 
London Open
Tournament Date: 
31 December 1999 - 3 January 2000

After six rounds, the leading four players entered a two-round knockout. They were Victor Chow (6 dan South Africa), Zhongyong Zhang (5 dan China), Valentin Urziceanu (4 dan Romania) and Yoshiyuki Uemura (4 dan France). Zhang beat Chow and then Urziceanu to win the tournament.





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Tournament Name: 
London Open
Tournament Date: 
31 December 1998 - 3 January 1999

sponsored by HITACHI

After six rounds, Lee Hyuk was the only player with six wins. He therefore won the most European Grand Prix points for the tournament.





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Tournament Name: 
London Open
Tournament Date: 
1 January 1998 - 4 January 1998

Guo Juan was the clear winner, with eight wins from eight games. She was born in China, but is now Dutch, living in Amsterdam.

Shutai Zhang was clearly second, having lost both his games with Guo Juan, but won his other six games. He is a Chinese citizen, currently living in England.





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Tournament Name: 
London Open
Tournament Date: 
29 December 1996 - 1 January 1997

Bar was at 5-dan

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The 2007 British Go Championship title match was between Bei Ge and Alex Selby. Bei Ge won, but Bei Ge decided to skip the 2008 Championships as his partner was pregnant. Again the top two from the Challengers' League would play the title match.





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2009 Champion: Matthew Macfadyen

Title Match 25/07/09 - 26/09/09

Matthew Macfadyen 6d qualified in the Challengers' playoff to defend his title against Hui Wang 5d. This was the second time that Hui has qualified to appear in the Title Match series.





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<img title="The John Barrs Go Ban" alt="The John Barrs goban is a traditional Japanese Go board.





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Go Booklet

Our Go Booklet is most complete description of how to play Go on this site.





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Various rules of Go are used around the world. The particular set of rules used generally does not affect how the game is played. We have a summary of the most important rules differences, with links to deeper studies of them.





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