All games were played with Handicap plus two.
This page lists Go artefacts in Britain, for example exhibits in museums and stately homes. It includes paintings, furniture, porcelain and of course Go equipment. If you discover something not listed then let us know and include any photographs or web links.
Miss Kazuko Shoji visited London from the Nihon Kiin in October. In two simultaneous 5 on 1 displays she only lost to Francis Roads (by resignation) and to Tony Atkins (by 1 point).
We were hoping to have Miss Feng Yun in Britain for the first three months of 1995 while she attends an English Class. She is Chinese pro 7-dan and is hoping to arrange some teaching. She will arrive with another pro and some amateurs for the London Open.
Shutai Zhang, the Chinese Doctor from London, played challenger Matthew Macfadyen for the 1995 British Championship. Shutai won the first game, lost the second by illegal ko capture, lost the third on 07/10/95 and then won the fourth on 08/10/95. In the final deciding game on 26/11/95 at Swindon, Matthew got off to a go
The first two games of the best of five final have been played. Matthew Macfadyen won the first, whilst Shutai Zhang won the second. Future games were planned for during the Swindon Tournament and West Surrey teaching day. Matthew Macfadyen was unable to win either the third or the fourth game. Thus Shutai Zhang, the Chinese doctor from London, retains the title for another year.
28 kids battled on 13x13 boards, solved problems, ate and enjoyed this year's raffle. Tournament winners were Claire May (now 30k), Theo Elliott (now 24k) and Lucie Elliott (now 28k). Quiz winners were Elizabeth Wayte and her 8 year old sister Laura.
Game one of this would be held on 13/01/99 and 14/01/99 at the Maison de la Culture du Japon, Quai Branly, Paris. The players were Cho and Kobayashi and many other professional players would attend.
Andrew Grant had been promoted to 3 dan and Ruud Stoelman was confirmed as 2 dan.
The European GP circuit ended to be replaced in 2000 by the Toyota European Go Tour. Details of major european events were available via the egf web site.