UK Tournament Report

Tournament Name: 
Youth Grand Prix
Tournament Date: 
1 January 2013 - 31 December 2013

These are the final standings in the 2013 Youth Grand Prix, after the 2013 London Open Tournament.



Last updated Mon Jun 23 2014. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Maidenhead
Hitachi
19 January 2013

38 players braved the snowy conditions to attend the Maidenhead Tournament. Winner was Matthew Cocke, 5d, from Epsom. Also winning all 3 games were Paul Margetts, 3k Epsom, Malcolm Hagan, 7k, Winchester, and Robert Scantlebury, 8k Sheffield. 13x13 winner was Rebecca Margetts, 35k Epsom. Epsom also won the team prize with 9/12.



Last updated Tue Jan 22 2013. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Online League
KGS
1 March 2012 - 31 December 2012

Congratulations to the Edinburgh team on winning the fourth season of the BGA Online League held during most of 2012.

The contest in Division 1 was extremely close, with each team winning and losing 9 games apiece.



Last updated Fri Jan 04 2013. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
London Open
ISH
28 December 2012 - 31 December 2012

Lukas Kraemer, 5d from Bonn, won the London Open with a perfect 7 out of 7. Second was the UK's own Matthew Cocke, 5d, who only lost to Lukas. The third player to win European Cup points was Volkmar Liebscher, 3d, from Germany who topped the group on 5 wins on tie break from Lucian Nicolaie, 2d, from Romania.



Last updated Wed Feb 20 2013. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
London Pair Go
ISH
29 December 2012

Guo Juan, the teaching pro at the London Open, won the London Pair Go Tournament again. This time she played with French 6k Claude Brisson. They beat Andrew Kay, 4d, and Klaudia Kleczkowska, 1k from Poland, in the finals. 16 pairs took part in the event held on the second evening of the London Open.

Results
Gallery



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Edinburgh Christmas Open
Edinburgh
8 December 2012

After last year's wobble, the Edinburgh Christmas Open has made a full recovery. The 2012 event was attended by a healthy 32 players at an excellent venue, only a stone's throw from the station and with home baking laid on by local organisers Martha and Matt. William Grayson (9k Durham) was the only player with 4 wins. Prizes for 3 wins below the bar went to Arthur Geddes (4k Glasgow), Andrew Thurman (7k Durham), John Shafer (7k Durham), Greg Cox (10k Dundee), Sam Sowden-Garcia (12k Durham), David Barnes (17k Edinburgh). From the five players at the top all on 3 wins, the SOS tiebreak gave the whisky to David Lee (3d Dundee). The following three players on the same SOS performed nigiri for the one remaining prize which went to Jakub Ziomko (1d Poland) over Piotr Wisthal (1d Aberdeen) and Andrew Simons (3d Cambridge).

Results

The day after the tournament, twelve players gathered together for a day of studying.



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Scottish Championship
KGS
7 November 2012 - 21 November 2012

David Lee has become Scottish Champion for the third year running, beating Matt Crosby in the final. The games were played on KGS on the 7th and 21st November.

In the semi-finals, David defeated Boris Mitrovic while Matt defeated Martha McGill.



Last updated Tue Feb 11 2014. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Coventry
University of Warwick
24 November 2012

43 players took part in the Coventry Tournament at Warwick University. Winner was Andrew Simons (3d) who beat Siu Fung Cheung (4d) from Bournemouth in the final. In third was Francis Roads (1d Wanstead) on 3/3.



Last updated Tue Nov 27 2012. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Three Peaks
Grange-over-Sands
10 November 2012 - 11 November 2012

Matthew Cocke won a three way tie at the Three Peaks. Andrew Simons and Richard Hunter were the two losing out by SOS when three top players ended on four wins. Also on 4 wins were Roger Huyshe (3k), Mike Cumpsty (3k), Dave Crabtree (8k) and Brian Timmins (9k).



Last updated Tue Nov 13 2012. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Wessex
Bath
28 October 2012

Richard Hunter was the winner of this year's Wessex Tournament. He beat Sandy Taylor in the last round to collect the trophy and one of the bottles of wine donated by Bob Hitchens. Also winning three and being similarly rewarded were Dylan Carter and young Oscar Selby.

Results



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