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Title Current Championsort icon Description trophy
Cambridge Junior Owen Walker
MSO 9x9 Junior or Beginners Nicholas Calderwood
MSO Pair Go Natasha Regan & Tim Hunt
MSO Weekend Migaku Hayashi
Wanstead Matthew Macfadyen

Early events known as the Woodford tournament. Variously 3 or 4 rounds. The 1972 event was a handicap tournament. It ceased in 2010

Ipswich (East Anglia) Matthew Macfadyen

Also called the East Anglian Tournament.

National Knock-Out Matthew Macfadyen
London New Year Rapid Matthew Cocke / Zhang, Shutai
West Surrey Handicap Malcolm Hagan

Four round handicap tournament. Replaced the Black Bull Handicap and was the RTP Handicap from 1987 to 1989. It ceased in 2011.

Oxford Li Shen

The Oxford Tournament's roots go back to the 1960s, but the current series started in 1983. It has been held in Lincoln College, Rhodes House, University College, Somerville College, and Freud's Cafe, but the venue for most recent years has been St Edmund Hall. A "Not The Oxford" tournament was held in London in 1985 when Oxford was cancelled.

  • A 3-round McMahon Main Tournament, interleaved with ...
  • An optional Novices Tournament (with gifts, and additional prizes).
  • This is immediately followed by an (optional) supper to commemorate Simon Eve, and meet other Go-players.
  • Younger players: Financial support, and extra prizes for Under-18, Under-15, Under-12, and Under-9 players.
  • Team Competition/Prize: make your own team – same club/family/whatever.
Epsom Li Shen

Ceased 2008

London Open Small Board Ken Dackombe
Asahi Shimbun Jong-Soo Yoo

A six-round tournament held in London to celebrate the coming of the Meijin title match to London in September 1989, sponsored by Asahi Shimbun newspaper.

East Midlands Jon Diamond

Until 2012 was held at the National Space Centre in Leicester.

It replaced the Leicester Tournament.

Registration by 09:45. Prize giving 18:15.

York John Smith

Held at York University.

London Go Centre Jim Bates
Women's Weekend Helen Harvey

Played during the sometimes held Women's Training Weekend.

The trophy is the Eva Wilson Go Ban.

Three Counties Harold Lee
Liverpool Handicap George Leach
Nippon Club Cup Epsom

Formerly awarded to the Club team with the best percentage in the British Open at the British Go Congress.