The small board was 13 x 13 and was played with 15 minutes each on the clock.
48 players attended the 2002 British Go Congress, held in Pollock Halls, Edinburgh. Winner was Piers Shepperson, unbeaten in the tournament. Second was Francis Roads with 5 out of 6. Also on 5 out of 6 was Jim Cook. Shawn Hearn won the Lightning 19x19.