Thomas Hsiang (Vice President of the International Go Federation and Executive Director of the International Mind Sports Association) and Oscar Selby teaching Amy Handelsman from the USA Mind Sports Association how to play Go
Back row (from the left): Toby Manning, Michael Culver, Natasha Regan, Jenny Radcliffe, Nick Krempel
Front row: Adán Mordcovich, Oscar Selby
Matthew Macfadyen had lost to Dusan Mitic, one of the undefeated Mitic brothers, by resignation the previous Wednesday, so we knew that we were up against it - the team we were able to put out against the Serbians was nominally slightly weaker than our opponents.
Despite some Serbian confusion as to the start time, sadly Nikola remained undefeated also, edging Bei Ge by just 0.5 points!
It is with great sadness that we have to report that Gerry died on Monday 14 November after a year battling cancer.
As you all know his grade was 1 dan, achieved in 1986, but much more importantly he was our Bookseller for more than 10 years.
Andrew Kay stopped Matthew Cocke's run of three titles in a row at the Three Peaks Tournament in Grange-Over-Sands. Andrew beat Matthew in their fourth-round game to allow Andrew to increase his current titles to four. Andrew Simons also won four wins to come third, only losing to Matthew.