With two events gone, Matthew Macfadyen shared the lead with Jaeup Kim on 3. Then the long tournaments started, with the Scottish Open players then leading the field.
126 players assembled for the first day of the 35th London Open (132 over all days). It was held again at ISH, Great Portland Street. Special guest was the teaching professional from Amsterdam, Guo Juan. Also Kobayashi Chizu popped in for a visit.
p >68 countries were represented at the third International Baduk Championships in Goyang city, not far from Seoul in Korea. Winner this year was 12-year old Li Chen Chien from Taiwan.
The bar was at 3d. Handicap and no-komi games are in red.
Lluis Oh took the third place on sosos tie-break.
Viktor Lin was equal 5th but lost out on a place.
The bar was at 2k. Handicap and no-komi games are in red.
Game 1 - p47 James v James (5-stone Game)
All games played normal handicap (10 komi per grade over 9 stones). Black won jigo.