June 2011

Tournament Name: 
British Pair Go
Venue: 
Boars Hill, Oxford
Tournament Date: 
12 June 2011

Natasha Regan celebrated her 40th birthday by winning the British Pair Go Championship for a second year running with Matthew Cocke. This time they beat Kirsty Healey and Matthew Macfadyen in the final. The handicap winners from 2008, Sam McCarthy and John Collins, won the handicap section again. Best dressed pair was Jenny Radcliffe and organiser Francis Roads.





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Tournament Name: 
British Pair Go
Tournament Date: 
12 June 2011

Held in the Foxcombe Lodge Hotel, Boars Hill, near Oxford. The event was divided into two sections. The strongest eight pairs played in a tournament for which world amateur pair Go and European pair Go qualification points were allocated. The other pairs played in a handicap tournament.





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The Shodan Challenge for 2011-2012 is now scheduled to start on 1st July.

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Game Records

Page 22 - EYGC game commentary by Alex Dinerchtein.

Problem Diagrams

Diagram for David Ward's Problem Corner





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Tournament Name: 
European Pair Go Championships
Venue: 
Istanbul
Tournament Date: 
28 May 2011 - 29 May 2011

Natasha Regan and Matthew Cocke took 11th place (the 9th best country) at the European Pair Go Championship in Istanbul, Turkey. They lost to Czechia, France and Germany, but beat Poland and two pairs from Turkey. Best of the 31 pairs taking part was the pair from Hungary, Rita Pocsai and Pal Balogh. Czechia was second and Ukraine third.





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Tournament Name: 
London-Japan Friendship Match
Venue: 
Nippon Club, London
Tournament Date: 
1 June 2011

The match between the party of visiting retired Japanese Go players and the BGA/London team ended very close. With one result to come in it was tied at 8 all. The outstanding game, the bottom board, decided it in Japan's favour 9-8. Winning for the British side were Nick Krempel, Alex Rix, Jonathan Chetwynd, Michael Webster, Jonathan Turner, Xinyi Lu, Jiri Keller and Roger Daniel.





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Tournament Name: 
World Amateur Go Championship
Venue: 
Shimane, Japan
Tournament Date: 
29 May 2011 - 1 June 2011

The UK representative at the 32nd WAGC was Alex Selby from Cambridge. He won 3 games to take 43rd place. His first game was a loss to former World Champion Hirata of Japan. He then lost to Nechanicky of Czechia and Trippel of Switzerland, before beating Neville Smythe of Australia.





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