Isle of Man Go Week
Port Erin
18 August 2013 - 23 August 2013

Main Tournament winner: Matthew Macfadyen (6d Leamington) 5/5. 2nd in main tournament: Matthew Cocke (5d Epsom) 4/5. Other main tournament prizewinners: Oscar Selby (9k Epsom) 5/5, Paul Barnard (1k Swindon) 4/5, Richard Wheeldon (5k South London) 4/5, David Cantrell (5k South London) 4/5, Jill Segerman (9k Brighton/Arundel) 4/5.

Afternoon tournament winner: Shigehiko Uno (4d Toky





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MSO
ULU, London
24 August 2013 - 25 August 2013

The Go Open at the 17th Mind Sports Olympiad in London was won by Paul Taylor. He won his Gold by winning all four games, including the final where he beat tournament arbiter Tony Atkins into silver position by half a point. The bronze went to Michael Webster who squeezed out Alistair Wall on tie-break. The best kyu player prize went to Paolo Rosario from Portugal.





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Isle of Man Go Week
Port Erin
18 August 2013 - 23 August 2013

There was much fun and many games at the Isle of Man Go Festival. The 11th Go Week on the Isle of Man was held as before in Port Erin and attracted a good crowd from the UK, Ireland and even as far as Japan.

The 42 player Open was won for the first time by Matthew Macfadyen. Often in the past he had acted as teacher and not played in the Open.





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A Sino-British Weiqi Cultural Exchange event is being held on 7th September 2013, starting at 1pm in the British Museum, London in the Hugh and Catherine Stevenson Lecture Theatre.





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European Go Congress
Olsztyn, Poland
27 July 2013 - 11 August 2013

The European Go Championship was won by Fan Hui, 7d, who had recently gained French nationality. He beat Slovakia's Pavol Lisy in the final to take the title. Fan Hui also took the Open title as there were not lots of strong Korean players there. He was also second in the Weekend Tournament, behind Russia's Ilja Shikshin.





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As previously announced in the British Go Journal and elsewhere we are pleased to launch the new Members' Section for our website.

This will contain

  • electronic versions of the British Go Journals for the last year - PDFs, SGFs and Problems/Solutions
  • Council Meetings and Annual General Meeting Minutes
  • Annual Accounts
  • Policies
  • Archive contents

In addition there is a document





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Pandanet Go European Team Championship
Olsztyn
26 July 2013 - 27 July 2013

The Czech Republic won the finals of the Pandanet Go European Team Championship, held at the European Go Congress in Olsztyn, Poland. The top four teams from the A-League played each other over three rounds to determine the winner. Unfortunately a clock problem on board two of Czechia v Ukraine in round one meant that game having to be replayed.





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European Women's Go Championship
Leksand
22 July 2013 - 24 July 2014

The two Russia women dominated the eight player all-play-all European Women's Go Championship. Natalia Kovaleva was the unbeaten winner, Dina Burdakova second. The UK's Alison Bexfield won one game to come 7th. Results

Natalia and Dina also qualified for the European team to the SportAccord World Mind Games.





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St James's Park
21 July 2013

The London Go Picnic held on Sunday 21st July was very successful.





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British Go Journal 164 - Summer 2013 has now been printed (please note that due to a printing error the cover shows the issue number as 163 - Spring 2013. The electronic version is correct.)

The full PDF of British Go Journal 160 is now publicly available.





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