p>34 players took part in the first stage of the 2010 British Championship at the Diamond at Selwyn College; 26 of the players joined in a meal at the Bella Italia restaurant.
Vanessa Wong (5 dan) won the tournament at her first attempt, winning all 6 of her games. This was Vanessa's first UK adult title
19 players from 1 kyu to 19 kyu attended the Bar-Low kyu-players only tournament in Cambridge. This year it was again part of the mind sports weekend and held in Whewell's Court of Trinity College. James Murray (2 kyu London) was the winner with four out of five.
p> Unfortunately Cambridge had to withdraw at short notice, so only two teams attended the spring International Teams match. As usual it was held at the Nippon Club in Piccadilly. Each team member played all the members of the other team. It was the Oriental team of Chinese and Japanese
The 43rd British Go Congress was held in Scotland’s capital city, Edinburgh. 74 players took part in the British Open, held at the University Union building, Teviot Row House. Andrew Kay (4 dan Cambridge) won with 6/6. Jon Diamond (4 dan Silver Springs) was in second place with 5/6. Also winning 5 was local player Boris Mitrovic (8 kyu).
The 43rd British Go Congress was held in Scotland's capital city, Edinburgh. 74 players took part in the British Open, held at the University Union building, Teviot Row House. Andrew Kay (4 dan Cambridge) won with 6/6. Jon Diamond (4 dan Silver Springs) was in second place with 5/6.
In this handicap event the winners were Bracknell (3/3); runners up were Maidenhead (2/3).
Players winning 3/3 were Ian Marsh, Edmund Shaw and France Ellul.
Tony Atkins won the 10x10 side tournament.
The 2010 Youth Championships had 22 competitors aged from 6 to 19, with strengths from 1 kyu to 35 kyu. The library at Loughborough Grammar School served as a fine venue. Tian Ren Chen from Loughborough retained the youth champion with 5 straight wins including beating Aston's Mazhar Warraich.