UK Tournament Report

Edinburgh Christmas
Edinburgh
3 December 2011

No weather problems this year, unlike in in 2010 which delayed that edition until February. Yunlong Liu (3d Stirling) was the best of the 24 players attending, with Boris Mitrovic (1k Edinburgh) the runner-up on 3 wins.



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West Surrey Handicap
Burpham
3 December 2011

Ten years after previously winning, Malcolm Hagan won the West Surrey Handicap Tournament. This was probably the last ever such event, with only the support of 13 players meaning it is not worth continuing. Malcolm (7k Winchester) beat Roger Daniel (6k London) in the final to win all 4 games. Also winning 3 were Ed Blockley (5k Worcester) and Colin Maclennan (10k Twickenham).



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Coventry
University of Warwick
19 November 2011

Andrew Kay stopped Matthew Macfadyen's run of three titles in a row at the Coventry Tournament at the University of Warwick. Andrew beat Matthew in their third-round game to allow Andrew to increase his current titles to five. Matthew Macfadyen got the prize for second and Chu Lu, from the University club, was third.



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Three Peaks
Grange-Over-Sands
12 November 2011 - 13 November 2011

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.



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East Midlands
Leicester
5 November 2011

The rockets of the National Space Centre were appropriate for November 5th, but luckily none were fired during the East Midlands Go Tournament. Chong Han (5 dan) from Loughborough was the winner beating Francis Roads, Jon Diamond and Tony Atkins along the way.



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Wessex
Bath
30 October 2011

Yunlong Liu, 3d, a temporary student in Scotland, won the 42nd Wessex Tournament in Bath. He beat the defending champion Andrew Kay by 2 points in the final. The only other player of the 30 participants to win all 3 games was Dylan Carter, 2k, from Cardiff.

Results



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London International Teams
Nippon Club
16 October 2011

Ms Kobayashi Chizu, 5p, visited the UK in the middle of October. She gave two interesting game reviews to the players at the Autumn London International Teams match. Further details and results of this match, won by China A, are available.



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Shrewsbury
Gateway Centre
2 October 2011

The winner of this year's Shrewsbury tournament was Toby Manning, after a long struggle with Baron Allday, who creatively made eyes for two wandering dragons only to find his safe corner die as a result. Toby collected his prize at a run and departed to catch a plane to Kosovo, now less of a war zone than the Go board. Kathleen Timmins also won three games.



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Swindon
Swindon
18 September 2011

Despite having trouble getting the community centre unlocked, the Swindon Tournament went well and attracted 36 players. Winning again after a gap of six years was Bei Ge (5 dan), who beat Francis Roads in the last round. Francis led the Wanstead club to victory in the team prize.



Last updated Fri Nov 11 2011. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
British Go Championship 2011
UK
3 July 2011 - 17 September 2011

In a nail-biting game in Camden Town, Matthew Macfadyen beat Nick Krempel to take the title of British Go Champion for - if your administrator can count after 8 hours of relaying a game - the twenty-fifth time.



Last updated Tue Nov 08 2011. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
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