Andrew, 26, first learnt Go from a school-friend but never got past the surprise of seeing his stones, apparently in atari, being captured.
Captains our team in the Pandanet Go European Team Championship.
Responsible for arranging the dates of matches and the teams (from the list of players submitted at the start of the season).
Team UK 1 won both their first matches in the WMSG Team Tournament. They beat Ireland 2-1 in the first round (Matthew Cocke lost to Ian Davis by 1.5 points) and in the second round Chong, Vanessa and Matthew beat the Netherlands 1 team 3-0. The UK 2 team lost both their matches 0-3, the first against Canada and the other against USA 1.
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Lai won the Men's Individual and Lin won the Women's Individual tournaments to take double gold.
Unfortunately Vanessa Wong lost her semi-final against Osawa and then lost to Sarah Yu of Canada by 1.5 points to miss out on a great opportunity.
Vanessa Wong won both her games on the third day of the WMSG Women's Individual to qualify for the knock-out stage with 4 wins. Osawa Maya of Japan lost her fifth game to Sarah Yu of Canada, so both those players qualified on four wins too. The fourth player into the knock-out was Lin Hsiao-Tung of Chinese Taipei, also with 4 wins.