Milton Keynes
OU
2 July 2011

Andrew Simons, 3 dan from Cambridge, increased the territory of his titles by adding Milton Keynes to Oxford, Maidenhead and the Small Board.



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UK Go Challenge Finals
Aston
26 June 2011

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.



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Welsh Open
Barmouth
25 June 2011 - 26 June 2011

For the first time ever the Welsh Open was tied. Winners with 4 out of 5 were Durham 2 dans Alex Kent and Sandy Taylor, continuing Durham's dominance of recent tournaments. David Phillips (1 dan) from the Isle of Man also finished on 4, but had a lower SoS, so was third. Others winning prizes were: for 4 wins Edward Blockley (5 kyu Worcester) and Peter Timmins (9 kyu Shrewsbury) and for 3 wins and a Jigo, Roger Daniel (5 kyu London). 30 players took part and enjoyed the foul weather on Saturday and the usual brilliant Barmouth standard on Sunday. In between 20 people (players and partners) enjoyed a meal at the Min-y-Mor Hotel (the venue) on Saturday night.

Results



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Durham
Durham
18 June 2011 - 19 June 2011

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.



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British Pair Go
Boars Hill, Oxford
12 June 2011

Natasha Regan celebrated her 40th birthday by winning the British Pair Go Championship for a second year running with Matthew Cocke. This time they beat Kirsty Healey and Matthew Macfadyen in the final. The handicap winners from 2008, Sam McCarthy and John Collins, won the handicap section again. Best dressed pair was Jenny Radcliffe and organiser Francis Roads.



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European Pair Go Championships
Istanbul
28 May 2011 - 29 May 2011

Natasha Regan and Matthew Cocke took 11th place (the 9th best country) at the European Pair Go Championship in Istanbul, Turkey. They lost to Czechia, France and Germany, but beat Poland and two pairs from Turkey. Best of the 31 pairs taking part was the pair from Hungary, Rita Pocsai and Pal Balogh. Czechia was second and Ukraine third.



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London-Japan Friendship Match
Nippon Club, London
1 June 2011

The match between the party of visiting retired Japanese Go players and the BGA/London team ended very close. With one result to come in it was tied at 8 all. The outstanding game, the bottom board, decided it in Japan's favour 9-8. Winning for the British side were Nick Krempel, Alex Rix, Jonathan Chetwynd, Michael Webster, Jonathan Turner, Xinyi Lu, Jiri Keller and Roger Daniel.



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World Amateur Go Championship
Shimane, Japan
29 May 2011 - 1 June 2011

The UK representative at the 32nd WAGC was Alex Selby from Cambridge. He won 3 games to take 43rd place. His first game was a loss to former World Champion Hirata of Japan. He then lost to Nechanicky of Czechia and Trippel of Switzerland, before beating Neville Smythe of Australia.



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Challengers' League
ISH, London
27 May 2011 - 30 May 2011

Matthew Macfadyen, British Champion 2010, won all seven games in the Challengers' League to earn the right to defend his title. This year he will be playing Nick Krempel (3 dan London), who won five games in the League, in a best of 3 final. Hui Wang and Alistair Wall just missed out on playing for the title by one win each.

Results



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Scottish Open
Dundee
28 May 2011 - 29 May 2011

For the first time in many years, the Scottish Open was won this year not by a Scottish resident but someone Scottish-born - Sandy Taylor (2 dan Durham) - winning all five games to take his first tournament title. 23 players took part in total. A drop in local players was caused by the closure of long-term sponsor Real Time Worlds and a local wedding anniversary.



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