British Open Lightning

Type
Lightning
Next Tournament Date
Fri, 1 Oct 2021
Lightning Tournament at British Go Congress
Venue
Novotel, Leicester
Contact
Matt Marsh matt at crazedbytes.net 07795297779
Current Champion
Peikai Xue

Fast-play tournament at annual British Go Congress

Past Winners and Results
  • 2019 Peikai Xue
  • 2018 Alex Kent
  • 2017 Xunrui Zhao
  • 2016 Andrew Kay
  • 2015 Alex Rix
  • 2014 Cornel Burzo
  • 2013 Oscar Selby
  • 2011, 2012 Andrew Kay
  • 2010 Nick Krempel
  • 2009 Baron Allday
  • 2008 T Mark Hall
  • 2007 Phil Beck
  • 2006 Ben He
  • 2004, 2005 David King
  • 2003 T Mark Hall
  • 2002 Shawn Hearn
  • 2001 Matthew Macfadyen
  • 2000 Tim Hunt
  • 1999 Seong-June Kim
  • 1997, 1998 Des Cann
  • 1996 T Mark Hall
  • 1995 Mark Harrod
  • 1994 Matthew Macfadyen
  • 1993 Matthew Cocke
  • 1991, 1992 T Mark Hall
  • 1990 Simon Shiu
  • 1989 Matthew Macfadyen
  • 1988 Brian Chandler
  • 1987 T Mark Hall
  • 1986 Brian Chandler
  • 1985 Matthew Macfadyen
  • 1984 Piers Shepperson
  • 1978 - 1983 Matthew Macfadyen
  • 1977 Francis Roads
  • 1976 T Mark Hall
Start Year
1976
Normal Month
April
Current?
Current

This fast-play event is run at the British Go Congress, usually on the Friday evening. The tournament system varies from year to year. Nowadays the event is usually played with handicaps. It was originally a free-standing event.

2020 was to be 17 April. 2021 now in October.

Last updated Sun Aug 22 2021. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.