UK Tournament Report

Tournament Name: 
Milton Keynes
Venue: 
OU
Tournament Date: 
30 June 2012

34 players gathered in the Sports Pavilion at the OU, overlooking the cricket pitch, which saw a mixture of sunshine and showers during the day.

Overall winner was Andrew Simons (3d Cambridge), who beat Phil Beck in the final game.





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Tournament Name: 
UK Go Challenge Finals
Venue: 
Cambridge
Tournament Date: 
24 June 2012

The Finals of the UK Go Challenge were held on Sunday 24th June in Cambridge. 22 young players took part, both those who had not played in a heat and those that had. It was won by Satoru Oshima from Brighton who is 1 dan, yet only 8 years old. Roella Smith was second and Peran Truscott was third.

Results





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Tournament Name: 
Welsh Open
Venue: 
Barmouth
Tournament Date: 
23 June 2012 - 24 June 2012

Thirty-six players turned out for the Welsh Open, held at Barmouth for the 20th year. Richard Hunter (3d Bristol) won with 5 out of 5.





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Tournament Name: 
Durham
Venue: 
St Mary's College
Tournament Date: 
16 June 2012

Andrew Kay (5d South London) retained his title by winning this year's Durham Tournament. Reduced to one day, because of hosting the British earlier in the year, the event attracted 19 players from as far away as Edinburgh and southern England.





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Tournament Name: 
British Pair Go
Venue: 
Boars Hill, Oxford
Tournament Date: 
10 June 2012

Natasha Regan and Matthew Cocke retained the British Pair Go Champions title for a third year. They won the top group of the 22nd Pair Go Championships beating Jenny Radcliffe and Francis Roads, the organiser, in the final. Winning the fighting spirit prize were Jackie Chai and John Johnstone.

In the handicap group there were 6 pairs including several children and a 5d Korean lady.





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Tournament Name: 
Challengers' League
Venue: 
Nippon Club, London
Tournament Date: 
1 June 2012 - 4 June 2012

The Challengers' League is the penultimate event in the Championship cycle. With Matthew Macfadyen in retirement, there is a new sense of interest in who will win take the title this year - it will definitely be a new name on the trophy.

Eight of the UK's finest players descended on the Nippon Club, London from June 1st to 4th, for the all play all event.





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Tournament Name: 
Bracknell
Venue: 
Wokingham
Tournament Date: 
20 May 2012

Andrew Kay, 4d South London, added a ninth title to his current collection by winning the Bracknell Tournament. Only one other player won all three games and that was Daniel Peace, 12k Oxford. Jil Segerman won the 13x13 with 2/2 and Jim Clare won the problem competition as the only entry. The Black Rabbits won the team prize and Paul Barnard won the caption competition.





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Tournament Name: 
Bar-Low
Venue: 
Cambridge
Tournament Date: 
6 May 2012

Central London's Florian Borchers (3k) won the Cambridge Bar-Low on tie-break from Roger Daniel (5k Central London) and Juan Leonardo Martinez-Hurtado (5k Cambridge), all on 3 out of 4. The Junior prize went to Melchior Chui (12k) from Cambridge. 11 players took part.

Results





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Tournament Name: 
Candidates'
Venue: 
ISH London
Tournament Date: 
5 May 2012 - 7 May 2012

The Candidates' was held over the May Bank Holiday weekend at ISH in London. 22 players took part. The best players were Andrew Kay (6 wins), Felix Wang (5 wins), Desmond Cann, Andrew Simons, David Ward, Alex Selby, Nick Krempel, Chong Han and Francis Roads (4 wins).





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Tournament Name: 
British Go Congress
Venue: 
Durham
Tournament Date: 
20 April 2012 - 22 April 2012

There was a pleasingly high turnout for the 2012 British Go Congress, held again in Durham for the first time since 1996.

On the Friday evening, 30 players gathered in the magnificence of Durham School's dining hall, for the British Lightning.





Last updated Wed Apr 25 2012. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
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