UK Tournament Report

Tournament Name: 
British Pair Go
Venue: 
Boars Hill, Oxford
Tournament Date: 
9 June 2013

Kirsty Healey and Matthew Macfadyen regained the Pair Go crown at the 2013 British Pair Go Championships. Defending champions Natasha Regan and Matthew Cocke came dressed as a medieval queen and king, and so won the best-dressed competition, but lost the final by 12.5 points.





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Tournament Name: 
Arundel
Venue: 
Arundel
Tournament Date: 
1 June 2013

Jon Diamond made a clean sweep at Arundel, winning all three games, with Andrew Jones runner-up with 2.5 wins (komi was 7 points).





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Tournament Name: 
Challengers' League
Venue: 
ISH, London
Tournament Date: 
24 May 2013 - 27 May 2013

Reigning British Champion, Andrew Kay 4d, and fellow Cambridge University graduate Andrew Simons, 4d, have emerged as the finalists for the British Go Championship from the Challengers' League held at ISH in London.





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Tournament Name: 
Scottish Open
Venue: 
Glasgow
Tournament Date: 
25 May 2013 - 26 May 2013

After 14 years away from Glasgow, the Scottish Open returned to the congenial setting of the University’s Gilchrist Postgraduate Club, and featured 25 players. Proceedings kicked off on the Friday evening with 6 players from Glasgow and Skye playing simultaneous games against Di Wu (4 dan Durham).

Di also won the tournament with a perfect 6/6, followed by David Lee (3d Dundee) on 5/6.





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Tournament Name: 
Bracknell
Venue: 
Wokingham
Tournament Date: 
12 May 2013

Jon Diamond regained the Bracknell title after a four year gap. He beat Sandy Taylor, 2d Bristol, in the last round to win the 38 player event. The only other player to win all three was young Oscar Selby, 11k Epsom. Oscar Selby also won the 13x13. Wanstead won the team prize, which included retaining the Broken Go Stone Trophy.





Last updated Sun May 12 2013. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Tournament Name: 
Candidates'
Venue: 
Edinburgh
Tournament Date: 
4 May 2013 - 6 May 2013

The Candidates' Tournament, the first stage in the British Championship, was held for the first time in Edinburgh, to allow more Scottish players to take part.

The British Champion, Andrew Kay, requested to take part, despite being guaranteed a place in the Challengers' League by the rules, and convincingly won the event, for the third year running.





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Tournament Name: 
Bar-Low
Venue: 
Cambridge
Tournament Date: 
5 May 2013

14 players attended the 2013 Cambridge Bar-Low, Mike Cockburn, 1 kyu from St Albans, won the tournament again, 12 years after he last won it. He scored an unbeaten 5 wins out of 5.

Prizes were also awarded to Roger Daniel, 5 kyu from London, with 4 wins, and Richard Mullens, 5 kyu from London City, third by tie-break, with 3 wins.

Results





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Tournament Name: 
Stacey Grand Prix
Tournament Date: 
1 April 2012 - 31 March 2013

The Stacey Grand Prix for 2013 ended with the British Open recently and although it was close right up to the end Toby Manning needed to win at least two more games in Stevenage than Andrew Simons to take the title.

He didn't, so Andrew went one place better than 2012 and won with a total of 29 wins.





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Tournament Name: 
Birmingham
Tournament Date: 
20 April 2013

In the first Birmingham Tournament since 2002, there were 38 entrants from all across the UK. Andrew Simons won the tournament. Other notable performances were Patrick Batty (6k London) and Anthony Pitchford (11k Chester) who both won all 3 games and Oscar Selby (10k Epsom) and Fassal Mahmood (5k Birmingham) who jointly won the 13x13 side event.

Results





Last updated Sun Apr 21 2013. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Tournament Name: 
London International Teams
Venue: 
Nippon Club
Tournament Date: 
14 April 2013

Cambridge ran away with the Open Division at the Spring London International Teams. All three members of the team (Andrew Simons, David Ward and Jonathan Chin) won all three games.

The South London Go Club won a very closely contested Handicap Division by their match result against second placed Twickenham.





Last updated Fri Apr 19 2013. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
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