Tournament Name: 
Welsh Open
Venue: 
Barmouth
Tournament Date: 
23 June 2012 - 24 June 2012

Thirty-six players turned out for the Welsh Open, held at Barmouth for the 20th year. Richard Hunter (3d Bristol) won with 5 out of 5.





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The Shodan Challenge for 2012-2013 is scheduled to start in July.

The format for this year will be different to how it was in previous years. Previously, mentors were paired up with mentees on a 1-to-few basis, with this mentor taking sole care of the mentees for the mentoring period.





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Tournament Name: 
Durham
Venue: 
St Mary's College
Tournament Date: 
16 June 2012

Andrew Kay (5d South London) retained his title by winning this year's Durham Tournament. Reduced to one day, because of hosting the British earlier in the year, the event attracted 19 players from as far away as Edinburgh and southern England.





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We're please to let you know that the Barmouth tournament will have a first this year - as far as we know the first visit by Go professionals to Wales.

Two Korean professionals, Sohyun Park 3 dan and Ju Yeon Ko, 8 dan, will be present for the tournament and although detailed plans for their activities during the event aren't in place yet, we're hoping that they will be giving a lecture at 11am





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We're pleased to be able to announce that the UK team for the events at the forthcoming World Mind Sports Games in Lille, France during August is:





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Tom Urasoe writes:

It is our great pleasure to inform you that we plan to hold The Nihon Ki-in Summer Go School from 27 August 2012 for 10 days in Japan. (Most of the programs will be held at The Nihon Ki-in.)





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Tournament Name: 
British Pair Go
Venue: 
Boars Hill, Oxford
Tournament Date: 
10 June 2012

Natasha Regan and Matthew Cocke retained the British Pair Go Champions title for a third year. They won the top group of the 22nd Pair Go Championships beating Jenny Radcliffe and Francis Roads, the organiser, in the final. Winning the fighting spirit prize were Jackie Chai and John Johnstone.

In the handicap group there were 6 pairs including several children and a 5d Korean lady.





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Congratulations to Andrew Kay on his success at the Challengers League and his promotion to 5 dan.

Also to Felix Wang for his promotion to 4 dan.





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The UK Go Challenge finals are this year in Cambridge, on Sunday 24 June. The full details are at http://www.ukgochallenge.com/finals2012.pdf.

If you know any junior players who may be interested, please pass this on to them. Junior players of all strengths are very welcome.





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Held at: Dunelm House, Durham, 21st April 2012
Chaired by: Jon Diamond (President)

The meeting opened at 6:18pm and those present were asked to sign the attendance sheet.





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