Reviewer: Tony Atkins
ISBN 0-226-84865-5 (publisher University of Chicago Press)
Robert van Gulik (1910-1967) was a Dutch diplomat and scholar of oriental culture who turned to writing novels to help popularise the genre of the Chinese det
Adan Mordcovich from London is the new champion of the UK Go Challenge. He also won the Under-18 Boys section forcing Aston's Mazhar Warraich to take second in the section and overall. Hamzah Reta, also from Aston, was third overall and Under-16 Boys Champion.
Aston won the schools trophy and their Ibraheem Mustafa won the Under-12 Boys.
Held at King Edward VI (Aston) School, Birmingham.
Age group categories determined by knockout system.
Team trophy decided by head to head match in R4.
Handicap games are in red using the Cambridge system for 13x13 games.
For the first time ever the Welsh Open was tied.
The bar was at 1k. Handicap and no-komi games are in red.
Editor: Pat Ridley
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The 8th annual Durham Go Tournament took place in the lecture theatres of Elvet Riverside - the usual six-round McMahon tournament with lightning and small board side events. 42 players took part, a pleasingly high turnout, and for the first time the tournament was won by a Durham player, recent acquisition Andrew Kay, who was the only player to win all six games.
The bar was at 3k. Handicap and no-komi games are in red.
Our Thursday meetings