These pictures give you some idea of what it was like at the 2009 London Open. Not shown is the convenient Bistro in the premises where you can get a good meal and refreshments at meal times. International Students House also has a bar and provides internet access.
|The London Open 2009 was a Major in the Pandanet Go European Cup. Every top board game was broadcast live on Pandanet.||||Our recorder Jiri Keller was calmly attentive at all times.|
|Players enjoying a game in the Pair-Go side event.||Serious concentration in the Portland accommodating the top 32 players.||Guo  surrounded by players eager to get her words of advice.|
|The winner Zi Wang, left, and runner up Wei Wang replay their game before the closing ceremony. Guo is encouraging them from the sidelines off-camera.||Just one corner of the Theatre accommodating 100 of the players for the seven round London Open.||After the tournament and closing ceremony, we relax with a fun Rengo tournament.|
|Pair-Go winners Zhang Yanqi and Wei Wang.||Our sponsor was pleased to award second prize to tournament runner up Wei Wang.||Zi Wang seen beaming with the London Open Cup after his win. He took home the Pandanet and Winton cash prizes as well as a small trophy.|
After the Rengo side event, 30 of us walked to a meal at a nearby Indian restaurant, and finally back to ISH for fun games and New Years Eve celebrations in the Gulbenkian Room!