UK Tournament Report

Tournament Name: 
Cornish
Venue: 
Penzance
Tournament Date: 
11 September 2010 - 12 September 2010

The two BGA teachers from the Saturday morning teaching session were the winners in the Cornish Go weekend's two tournaments. In the 16-player Cornish Lightning Handicap on the Saturday afternoon, Tony Atkins (2 dan Reading) was the winner in the final against John Culmer (1 kyu, West Cornwall) despite having to give a four-stone start.





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Tournament Name: 
Northern
Venue: 
Stockport
Tournament Date: 
5 September 2010

Ivan Wong, a Chinese 1 dan research student at Manchester University, won the Northern Tournament on 5th September at the Stockport Masonic Guildhall. Unusually Ivan was the only player of the 24 there to win all three games and so was the only prize winner. Gerry Mills again brought the BGA bookstall, but for the last time.





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Tournament Name: 
Skye
Venue: 
Portree
Tournament Date: 
13 March 2010 - 14 March 2010

The Isle of Skye Go Club hosted the first





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Tournament Name: 
MSO
Venue: 
London
Tournament Date: 
27 August 2010 - 29 August 2010

There were no British players winning Go Golds at this year's Mind Sports Olympiad. The event was held between 21st and 30th August at the Soho Theatre in the centre of London and had restricted space, meaning fewer events than normal. Six players played the 13x13 on the Friday afternoon, with Gold going to Spain's Paco Garcia de la Banda (3 dan).





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Tournament Name: 
Isle of Man
Venue: 
Port Erin
Tournament Date: 
22 August 2010 - 26 August 2010

Oscar Selby, aged 7, became the youngest winner of a Manx Go event at the recent Isle of Man Go Week. He won the 13x13 and also the Rengo (doubles) with Matthew Cocke. Not much older was the winner of the Lightning Tournament, Barney Shiu.

Matthew Cocke just missed out on a top spot, losing the Open





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Tournament Name: 
UK Go Challenge
Venue: 
St Mary's Priory RC Junior School, Harringay, London
Tournament Date: 
10 July 2010

UK GO Challenge Finals

Roella Smith from Milton near Cambridge won this year's UK Go Challenge Finals. 29 of the best players from 5 school heats and other youngsters took part. Roella was also top girl. She beat the top boy, Barney Shiu, into second place by a half-point win in their game.





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Tournament Name: 
Milton Keynes
Venue: 
Open University
Tournament Date: 
4 July 2010

Milton Keynes Tournament

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p> 30 players attended this year's MK, held at a new time of year and held in the newly built Hub and adjacent hall at the OU. Winner was Mathieu Delli-Zotti, a French 1 kyu now living in Brighton. Also winning three were Graham Philips (2 kyu) and Steve Bailey (4 kyu).





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Tournament Name: 
Welsh Open
Venue: 
Barmouth
Tournament Date: 
26 June 2010 - 27 June 2010

Welsh Open

For the second weekend running, Yohei Negi was equal on game points with 2 others at the top of the table, but this time a tie-breaker was in use, and he won ahead of Matthew Scott and Sandy Taylor by one SOS point, retaining the Welsh Open title he won last year. Also finishing with 4 out of 5,





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Tournament Name: 
Durham
Venue: 
Durham
Tournament Date: 
19 June 2010 - 20 June 2010

Durham Tournament

This weekend has seen the biggest Durham Go Tournament ever, with 54 people gathering at St John's College, Durham for two days and a lot of Go.

Since it was the biggest Durham tournament ever, having a mere one winner seemed paltry, so in the absence of meaningful tie-breaks, the





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Tournament Name: 
British Pair Go
Venue: 
Oxford
Tournament Date: 
13 June 2010

British Pair Go Championships

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p> This year the Pair Go Championships, the 20th, were held again at the Foxcombe Lodge Hotel, Boars Hill near Oxford, thanks to new proprietor Gary Adams. Last year's winners Kirsty Healey and Matthew Macfadyen lost in round two to Alison and Simon Bexfield, but Alison and Simon lost the final.





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