October 2010

Tournament Name: 
Korea Prime Minister Cup
Venue: 
Changwon, Korea
Tournament Date: 
23 October 2010 - 24 October 2010

Ian Davis took a very high 25th place for Ireland at the 5th KPMC. He won 4 games (against Kazakhstan, Portugal, Brazil and Norway) and lost 3 (against Denmark, Slovakia and Sweden). Piers Shepperson ended 45th for the UK having won 3 (against Panama, Malaysia and Luxembourg), but losing 4 (to Spain, Poland, Columbia and Netherlands).





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The European Go Federation has announced an international team championship, with one team of a maximum of 12 players per country (matches will be 4 boards), to be played on the Internet with the final top 4 countries playing the finals at the European Go Congress in Bordeaux in 2011.





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Tournament Name: 
European Women's Go championship
Venue: 
Lyon, France
Tournament Date: 
16 October 2010 - 17 October 2010

Vanessa Wong narrowly failed to win the European Women's Go championship, held in Lyon, France. Vanessa ended in the top group of five players on four wins, but was squeezed into second place on tie-break behind Germany's Pei Zhao. Alison Bexfield was 6th and Natasha Regan was 11th in the field of 20 players.

Results





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Tournament Name: 
British Championship
Venue: 
Concord School
Tournament Date: 
24 October 2010

Matthew Macfadyen beat Vanessa Wong by resignation in the third British Championship title game. This gave Matthew a 2-1 lead having won the second game two weeks before. The next game in the best of five series will be scheduled early in the new year.





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Tournament Name: 
Scottish Championship
Venue: 
KGS
Tournament Date: 
24 October 2010

David Lee beat Matt Crosby in the 2010 Scottish Championship. The game third was played on KGS on 24th October and the win on time gave David the title 2-1.





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It was announced today that initial contracts for the 2nd World Mind Sports Games to be held in Manchester from 12th to 25 August 2012 have now been signed.

It is expected that there will be at least as many Go events as in the 1st WMSG in Beijing in 2008.

It is understood that Poker may be becoming provisional members of the IMSA and participating in these games.

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Tournament Name: 
London International Teams
Tournament Date: 
17 October 2010

Teams of three. 45-minutes each. Handicap-2 on board 3. Japanese Rules.
Games aganist professional guest Miss Mannami also played on handicap.





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Tournament Name: 
London International Teams
Venue: 
Nippon Club
Tournament Date: 
17 October 2010

Mannami Kana, 4p, helped the Nippon Club team win the Autumn London International Teams. Miss Mannami was in London to help the Nippon Club celebrate its 50th anniversary and was honoured guest at the tournament. As well as helping Mr Tanaka and Mr Nao win the event, she gave a commentary on the previous week's British Title game two (in which Matthew Macfadyen beat Vanessa Wong).





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There was a meeting of BGA Council on 14th August 2010.
Here are the highlights:





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There was a meeting of BGA Council on 8th May 2010.
Here are the highlights:





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