British Championship

British Go Journal No. 54. October 1981. Page 12.

Game 2

Black: Matthew Macfadyen, 6d
White: Terry Stacey, 5d

The game-file in SGF format.

The article is continued from game 1 on page 11.


  • Game 2; played on 19 September
  • Black: Matthew
  • White: Terry
Figure 1 (1-100)


















Figure 2 (101-150)


















Figure 3 (151-200)



















154 ko at triangle; 157 ko at 151; 160 ko; 163 ko; 166 ko; 169 ko; 172 ko; 175 ko; 178 ko; 181 ko; 186 ko; 188 connects.
Figure 4 (201-273)



















260 ko below 213 at triangle; 263 ko at square; 266 ko; 272 connects ko.
  • White wins by resignation

The second game ended in a somewhat perverse fashion. In the position at the end of Figure 4 the game is over, and White has won by 9.5 points (he has to connect at C so as to be able to answer A with B when the dame are filled). Actually, however, Terry failed to spot this, and filled the last of these dame himself. Matthew then resigned, since that seemed the only decent thing to do.

[Start] The series continues with game 3 on page 15 of BGJ 55.


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