Swiss system. All games played on handicap of grade difference plus one.
Time limit of 20 minutes, shortening by 2 minutes per round. .
Based on the EGF rating data up to 3rd March 2006.
This page only checks the rating part of the qualification conditions.
It is unable to check the ‘played in all rounds’ rule and the nationality and BGA membership rules.
Manual confirmation is needed that you have qualified.
The list shows players from the UK rating list who either first achieved an EGF rating at or above 1900 in 2005 after the tournament shown against their name or at the London Open. Click the link on each name to see their rating graph.
The following players qualified for the Candidates' Tournament 2004, held in Leamington Spa over the weekend of 20th and 21st March 2004 (those marked with an asterisk actually played in the tournament).
Matthew Macfadyen first became British Go Champion in 1978. 2003 was his nineteenth year as Champion - defeating David Ward's challenge it was his twentieth. He had a European rating of 2641.
The following people met the Go-playing part of the qualifying criterion for the 2002 British Go Championship.
To qualify for the 2003 British Go Championship you must do well enough in one of the UK Go tournaments in 2002 and count as British. Below is a list of all those who managed to satisfy the first of these conditions.
The British Pair Go Championship is open to male and female pairs who play together at the same board without conferring. Top 8 graded British pairs play for the championship; any pairs can play in the handicap group. The venue is a pleasant country hotel. A buffet lunch is provided as part of the entry fee.
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