The London Open uses AGA-style rules of play , with the exception that the illegal move rule is replaced by the EGF rule 4 below. The London Open Rules implements the second option for the rules of play in the EGF General Tournament Rules.
These pictures give you some idea of what it was like at the 2008 London Open. Not shown is the extensive bookshop and the convenient Bistro in the premises where you could get a good meal at meal times and refreshments throughout the day. International Students House also has a bar and internet access.
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Sunjang Baduk, the ancient Korean variant of Go, with a fixed starting position, was the battlefield for this year's BGA online tournament. Of the 20 players competing, Norwegian player Roy-Andre Kirkebo was the winner, with an unbeaten 5/5. In second place was Oxford student Mark Nubbert, just ahead of Matthew Crosby.
Over 150 games were played in the third BGA KGS Tournament, played on the Kiseido Go Server during June and directed this year by Stuart Barthropp. The joint tournament winners were Alan Cameron (MacNala) and Andrew Simons (Uberdude).
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