British Championship 2019

The 2019 British Championship started in April 2018. All those who played in tournaments between April 2018 and March 2019 and ended with an EGF rating of 1900 or higher qualified. Note: This list contains players who may not be members or do not have the required British nationality or residency requirements. The qualifiers were able to play in the Candidates' Tournament from Saturday 4th to Monday 6th May at The Settlement 229 Nevells Road, Letchworth Garden City, SG6 4UB. As the champion Sam Aitken is not defending the title, the best available seven players and the previous challenger went on to play in the Challenger's League between 25th May and 28th May 2019 at the London Go Centre in West London.

The top two players, Andrew Kay and Andrew Simons, played the title match:

Game 1 in 2019's best-of-three title Match between Andrew Kay and Andrew Simons was on Saturday 5th October at a private venue in Nuneaton. Live online relay from 10:30 and commentary by Matthew Macfadyen in a clone of the game in the British or English Room on KGS.

Game 2 was on Saturday 9th November at a private venue in Cambridge. Live online relay from 10:30 and commentary by Matthew Macfadyen in a clone of the game in the British or English Room on KGS.

Game 3 was on Saturday 30th November at a private venue in Milton Keynes. Live online relay from 10:30 and commentary by Matthew Macfadyen in a clone of the game in the British or English Room on KGS.

Andrew Kay won the match 2-1 and became British Champion again.



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