UK Tournament Report

Tournament Name: 
Arundel
Venue: 
Arundel Football Club
Tournament Date: 
27 March 2011

The second Matthew in a row has won Arundel. This year it was Matthew Cocke (5 dan Epsom) who was the best of the 26 players, taking the first place previously won by Matthew Macfadyen. Winning all three games were Michael Webster (1 kyu London) and Adan Mordcovich (5 kyu Wanstead). All those on two wins received prizes including runner up Francis Roads (3 dan Wanstead).





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Tournament Name: 
British Youth Championship
Venue: 
Bloxham School
Tournament Date: 
20 March 2011

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Tournament Name: 
Trigantius
Venue: 
Cambridge
Tournament Date: 
12 March 2011

David Ward (3 dan) won his local tournament, the Cambridge Trigantius, without having to share the title as he did in 2000. 36 players took part at St Columba's Church in the centre of the city. Other players winning all three games were Michael Charles (1kyu St Albans), Brook Roberts (4kyu Cambridge) and Jan Poslusny (6kyu Prague).





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Tournament Name: 
Nottingham
Venue: 
University of Nottingham
Tournament Date: 
26 February 2011

Chong Han (5 dan Loughborough) won his first UK tournament by taking with ease the 8th Nottingham. Also winning 3 were Roger Daniel (5 kyu London), Maria Tabor (6 kyu Nottingham), David Crabtree (9 kyu Chester) and Andrew Russell (12 kyu Birmingham). Mike Charles won the 9x9 prize and Toby Manning the quiz prize.

Results





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Tournament Name: 
Oxford
Venue: 
St Edmund Hall, Oxford
Tournament Date: 
12 February 2011

After a two year gap the Oxford Tournament returned, on the same day as the Cheshire, and attracted 51 players. Andrew Simons beat off three London players to win the event. Others winning three games were Sue Paterson, Brook Roberts, Peter Harold-Barry, Richard Wheeldon, Julia Woewodskaya and Kieran Smith.

Results





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Tournament Name: 
Cheshire
Venue: 
Frodsham
Tournament Date: 
12 February 2011

The Cheshire tournament was rather small this year, thanks to a clash with the Manchester football derby and other factors, but much enjoyed by those who attended. In the top group Alex Rix (3 dan London) was the winner, beating Tony Atkins (2 dan Reading) in the final. In the Handicap Section, the winner on 4/5 was Matt Marsh (7 kyu Sheffield).





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Tournament Name: 
Edinburgh Christmas
Venue: 
Edinburgh
Tournament Date: 
5 February 2011

The postponed Edinburgh Christmas Open saw a slightly reduced turnout at 33 players.

Having earlier been presented with the 2010 Scottish Championship trophy, David Lee (2 dan Dundee) also triumphed on the day. Runners up on 3/4 were Andrew Kay (4 dan Durham) and Matthew Scott (2 dan Newcastle).





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Tournament Name: 
Maidenhead
Venue: 
Maidenhead
Tournament Date: 
22 January 2011

Andrew Simons (3 dan) from Cambridge won the tie-break that separated the top players at the 56-player Maidenhead-Hitachi Tournament. Second was Tom Brand (3 dan) from Reading and third was Nick Krempel (3 dan) from London. Winning 3/3 were David Ward (2 dan), Baron Allday (1 kyu), David Hall (8 kyu), Pat Ridley (11 kyu) and Jan Poslusny (9 kyu) from Prague.





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Tournament Name: 
London Open
Venue: 
ISH, London
Tournament Date: 
28 December 2010 - 31 December 2010

The London Open was again sponsored by the Nippon Club, Pandanet and Winton Capital Management, but attendance was a little down this year, no doubt due to the extremely cold weather and snow-related travel difficulties that immediately preceded Christmas.





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Tournament Name: 
London Open
Venue: 
ISH, London
Tournament Date: 
28 December 2010 - 31 December 2010

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