August 2012

Type: 
Pair Go
Current Champion: 
Natasha Regan & Tim Hunt
Past Winners and Results: 
  • 2003 Natasha Regan & Tim Hunt
  • 2001 Sylvia Kalisch & Seong-June Kim
  • 2000 Guo Juan & Di Jingyu
Start Year: 
2000




Last updated Tue Jun 11 2013. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Type: 
Pair Go

This tournament is part of the Isle of Man Go Week and is officially called the Rengo tournament as it can be played by any doubles partnership.

Current Champion: 
Keiko Uno & Shigehiko Uno
Past Winners and Results: 
  • 2013 Keiko Uno & Shigehiko Uno
  • 2010 Oscar Selby & Matthew Cocke
  • 2008 Jenny Radcliffe & Edmund Stephen-Smith
  • 2006 Jenny Radcliffe & Matthew Cocke
  • 2004 Pauline Bailey & Steve Bailey
  • 2002 David King & Eric Hall
  • 1999 Michael Marz & Gernot Belger
  • 1997 John Atherton & Richard Hunter
  • 1995 Andrea Smith & Paul Smith
  • 1993 Hazel Milne & Matthew Macfadyen
Start Year: 
1993
Normal Month: 
August




Last updated Tue Aug 27 2013. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Type: 
Pair Go

Part of London Open, the Pair Go Tournament is held on one of the evenings.

Current Champion: 
Boris Mitrovic & Fynn Bachmann
Past Winners and Results: 
  • 2013 Boris Mitrovic & Fynn Bachmann
  • 2012 Guo Juan & Claude Brisson
  • 2011 Ko Juyeong & Chong Han
  • 2010 Guo Juan & Ian Davis
  • 2009 Yanqi Zhang & Wei Wang
  • 2008 Guo Juan & Ian Davis
  • 2007 Dominique Cornuejols & Toru Imamura
  • 2006 Natasha Regan & Matthew Cocke
  • 2005 Dominique Cornuejols & Jean-Loop Naddef
  • 2004 Suvi Lepanen & Teemu Rovio
  • 2003 Tied
  • 2002 Mihoko Isoda & Masashi Sugiyama
Start Year: 
2002
Normal Month: 
December




Last updated Mon Dec 30 2013. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Type: 
Pair Go

Part of the British Pair Go Championship, for those not in the top 8 pairs.

Current Champion: 
Rebecca Margetts & Oscar Selby
Past Winners and Results: 
  • 2013 Rebecca Margetts & Oscar Selby
  • 2012 Helen Harvey & Martin Harvey
  • 2011 Sam McCarthy & John Collins
  • 2009, 2010 Kelda Smith & Paul Smith
  • 2008 Sam McCarthy & John Collins
  • 2007 Lydia Feasey & Jonathan Englefield
  • 2006 Jackie Chai & John Johnstone
  • 2005 Maria Tabor & Paul Tabor
  • 2004 Pauline Bailey & Steve Bailey
  • 2003 Elinor Brooks & Eric Hall
  • 2001, 2002 Nicola Hurden & Shawn Hearn
  • 2000 Fiona Campbell & Jim Edwards
  • 1999 Jini Williams & Fred Holroyd
  • 1998 Pauline Bailey & Steve Bailey
Start Year: 
1998
Normal Month: 
June




Last updated Fri Sep 27 2013. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Type: 
Pair Go

The British Pair Go Championship is for male and female pairs, who cannot converse during the games, as is the normal Pair Go convention.

It is always held in a pleasant hotel, nowadays in a hotel in the Oxfordshire countryside. There is always a buffet lunch and prizes for most, including the Best Dressed Pair prize.

Tournament Status: 
PROVISIONAL
Current Champion: 
Kirsty Healey & Matthew Macfadyen
Past Winners and Results: 
Results
link
PlaceChampionsHandicap WinnersReport
2013OxfordKirsty Healey & Matthew Macfadyen Rebecca Margetts & Oscar Selby
2012OxfordNatasha Regan & Matthew Cocke Helen Harvey & Martin Harvey Report
2011OxfordNatasha Regan & Matthew Cocke Sam McCarthy & John CollinsReport
2010 Oxford Natasha Regan & Matthew Cocke Kelda Smith & Paul SmithReport Photos
2009 Oxford Kirsty Healey & Matthew Macfadyen Kelda Smith & Paul SmithReport Photos
2008 Oxford Kirsty Healey & Matthew MacfadyenSam McCarthy & John CollinsReport
2007 Oxford Kirsty Healey & Matthew MacfadyenLydia Feasey & Jonathan EnglefieldReport
2006OxfordKirsty Healey & Matthew MacfadyenJackie Chai & John JohnstoneReport
2005 Oxford Natasha Regan & Matthew CockeMaria Tabor & Paul TaborReport
2004 Oxford Kirsty Healey & Matthew MacfadyenPauline Bailey & Steve BaileyReport
Photos
2003 Oxford Kirsty Healey & Matthew MacfadyenElinor Brooks & Eric HallReport
2002 Oxford Kirsty Healey & Matthew MacfadyenNicola Hurden & Shawn HearnReport
2001 Oxford Kirsty Healey & Matthew MacfadyenNicola Hurden & Shawn HearnReport
2000 Oxford Emma Marchant & Simon GossFiona Campbell & Jim EdwardsReport
1999 Stokenchurch Kirsty Healey & Matthew MacfadyenJini Williams & Fred HolroydReport
1998 Weedon Kirsty Healey & Matthew MacfadyenPauline Bailey & Steve BaileyReport
1997 Weedon Kirsty Healey & Matthew MacfadyenJenifer Healey & Toby Manning / Yvonne Margetts & Paul Margetts
1996 Weedon Alison Jones & Tony AtkinsAlison Ewens & David Woodnutt / Yvonne Mao & Paul Margetts
1995 Marlow Kirsty Healey & Matthew MacfadyenHannah Ellul & France Ellul / Debbie Jones & Francis Weaver
1994 Leamington Alison Jones & Nick Webber
1993 Leamington Alison Jones & Andrew Jones
1992 London Kirsty Healey & Matthew Macfadyen
1991 Hyde Park Sue Paterson & Jim Barty
Start Year: 
1991
Normal Month: 
June




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Game Records

Page 22 - Chris Kirkham v Norman Tobin (with corrections)

Didactic Arcticles

Page 4 - Nets and Ladders

Problem Diagrams





Last updated Fri Jan 25 2013. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

This is main open event at the Mind Sports Olympiad (MSO) in London each August.

4-round McMahon, 40 minutes + 30 moves in 5 minutes overtime
Tournament Status: 
PROVISIONAL
Current Champion: 
Paul Taylor
Past Winners and Results: 
Start Year: 
1997
Normal Month: 
August




Last updated Thu Feb 06 2014. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Type: 
Team

A team event for clubs located in the tideless part of the Thames Valley. It was a League until 1993 and has been a one day tournament on Easter Monday since then (often known by lots of Ts, eg TTTTTTTTTTTTTTTT).

Note the Broken Go Stone Trophy is not the original broken stone as it got broken.

2013 awarded on team result at Bracknell Tournament.

Current Champion: 
Wanstead
Past Winners and Results: 
  • 2012 2013 Wanstead
  • 2011 West Surrey
  • 2010 Bracknell
  • 2008, 2009 Maidenhead
  • 2007 West Surrey
  • 2006 Maidenhead
  • 2005 Wycombe and Maidenhead A
  • 2004 Swindon
  • 2003 High Wycombe
  • 2002 Bracknell Drunk
  • 2001 Royal Standard
  • 1999, 2000 Reading
  • 1998 High Wycombe
  • 1996, 1997 Reading
  • 1995 Royal Standard
  • 1993, 1994 Reading
  • 1992 Furze Platt
  • 1991 Bracknell
  • 1990 Reading
  • 1989 Bracknell
  • 1988 Furze Platt
  • 1986/87 Basingstoke
  • 1985 Reading Rebels
Start Year: 
1985
Normal Month: 
April




Last updated Fri Sep 27 2013. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Type: 
Team

Awarded to the Club team with the best percentage in the British Open at the British Go Congress.

Current Champion: 
Epsom
Past Winners and Results: 
  • 2013 Epsom
  • 2012 London
  • 2011 Durham
  • 2010 Edinburgh
  • 2009 Cambridge
  • 2008 Brighton
  • 2007 Sheffield
  • 2006 Durham
  • 2005 Farnborough Village (Kent)
  • 2004 Central London
  • 2001 - 2003 Wanstead
  • 2000 Berks Youth Bracknell
  • 1999 Cambridge
  • 1998 Leamington Spa
  • 1997 Hursley
  • 1996 Reading
  • 1995 Brakenhale
  • 1994 Wanstead
  • 1993 Norwich
  • 1992 Furze Platt Maidenhead
  • 1991 Melior Go Club
  • 1990 The Brakenhale School
  • 1989 Nottingham
  • 1988 Furze Platt School
  • 1986, 1987 Bristol
Start Year: 
1986
Normal Month: 
April




Last updated Fri Sep 27 2013. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Type: 
Team

This is a twice yearly team match held in London, where teams compete for a trophy donated by Yukata Kobayashi. In recent years there has also been a second division of teams (winners shown in brackets below).

Current Champion: 
North London
Past Winners and Results: 
  • Spring 2014 North London (South London)
  • Autumn 2013 Oriental
  • Spring 2013 Cambridge (South London)
  • Autumn 2012 Cambridge (South London)
  • Spring 2012 Nippon (South London)
  • Autumn 2011 China A (South London)
  • Spring 2011 Nippon Club (St. Albans)
  • Autumn 2010 Nippon Club (St. Albans)
  • Spring 2010 Orientals
  • Autumn 2009 China
  • Spring 2009 Cambridge
  • Autumn 2008 Chinese
  • Spring 2008 China - Central London
  • Autumn 2007 Nippon Club
  • Spring 2006, Autumn 2006, Spring 2007 Central London
  • Autumn 2005 Central London and Wanstead =
  • Spring 2005 Central London
  • Autumn 2004 Nippon Club
  • Spring 2004 Out of Town
  • Autumn 2003 Korea
  • Spring 2003 Oriental
  • Spring 2002, Autumn 2002 Cambridge
  • Autumn 2001 Cambridge and London =
  • Spring 2001 Reading
  • Spring 2000, Autumn 2000 Cambridge
  • Autumn 1999 Central London
  • Spring 1999 Korea-China
  • Autumn 1998 Nippon Club
  • Spring 1997, Autumn 1997, Spring 1998 Cambridge
  • Autumn 1996 Reading
  • Spring 1996 Central London
  • Autumn 1995 Nippon Club
  • Spring 1994, Autumn 1994, Spring 1995 Central London
  • Autumn 1993 London University
  • Spring 1993 Nippon Club
  • Winter 1992 Central London
  • Summer 1992 Nippon Club
Start Year: 
1992
Normal Month: 
October




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