British Go E-Journal: September 1996

Issue 12. September 1996

Tournament News

Devon 13/07/96

24 players attended the second Devon, this year held at the Moorlands Hotel in Haytor Vale on the edge of Dartmoor. Winner was Thorstein Thorsteinsson who beat fellow Bristol 3 dan Antonio Moreno in the last round. Richard Helyer (12 kyu) from Oxford won 3/3. Best on 2/3 were Terry Wright (4 kyu Bristol) and Sarah Jackson (11 kyu Hursley). A special prize went to young Jimmy Mao (22 kyu from Bristol) who was playing in his first Tournament.

European @ Abano Terme Italy 20/07/96-03/08/96

34 British players were part of the 500 go fans from all over Europe and the world who attended the 40th European Go Congress. Winner of the Open was Guo Juan, the lady from China who now lives in Amsterdam. Second was the other seven dan, Rob van Zeijst from the Netherlands who now lives in Japan. The other positions were: On 7/10: 3. Lee Hyuk (6 dan Korea), 4. Laurent Heiser (6 dan Lux), 5. Pierre Colmez (5 dan F), 6. Pei Zhao (5 dan D), 7. Sorin Gherman (6 dan Rom), 8. Gilles van Eeden (5 dan NL); on 6/10: 9. Sumikura Yasuyuki (6 dan Jap), 10. Miyaka Wataru (6 dan Jap). Top Brit at 34th was Piers Shepperson (5 dan Slough) with 6/10 and Jim Clare (3 dan Reading) was 44th with 7/10. Players on 6/10 were Paul Donnelly (1 dan Ireland), Francis Weaver (10 kyu Brakenhale), Andrea Smith (17 kyu Cambridge), Neil Ings (20 kyu Brakenhale) & Claire Boxall (20 kyu Brakenhale).

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The Weekend tournament was won by the Korean from Moscow, Lee Hyuk. Second equal were Miyakawa Wataru and Pierre Colmez who both live in France.

In the EGF Liar Dice the previous champ Jan Rueten-Budde was knocked down to third by Emma Marchant and the winner Des Cann. In the Pits Card Game GP winner was Niek van Diepen from Tony Atkins and Jan Rueten-Budde. Francis Weaver won a prize for being in the team second in the rengo.

US Open Cleveland

Ing Invitational: 1 Kim Woo Jin, 2 Lee Jong Moon, 3 Lee Jung Hoon. Open: Jiang Danning (6 dan). Masters: Jujo Jiang vs Rui Nawei 2-1. Lightning: Martin Mueller. Pair Go: Thamas Hsiang & Debbie Siemon.

Epsom Downs Wedding 10/08/96

At the double small board event to celebrate the marriage of Paul Margetts and Yvonne Mao the winner from the 18 go players was Alistair Wall (4 dan Wanstead) with 5/5. best of the 15 guests was Nick K from Derby with 4/4.


Central London

[ These venues are no longer used. ]

Now meet Friday nights at the Nippon Club, Samuel House, 6 St Albans St SW1 near Piccadilly (smart dress) and Sunday afternoons in a pub in Islington (the Rosemary Branch junction of Southgate Road/Baring Street N1).

London Shogi

Japanese chess can now be played at the Daiwa Foundation, 13/14 Cornwall Terrace, NW1 (Near Baker St) on 13/10/96, 03/11/96 and 01/12/96. Katajima Tadeo (pro 4 dan) will be there in October.

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