Issue 12. September 1996
24 players attended the second Devon, this year held at the
Moorlands Hotel in Haytor Vale on the edge of Dartmoor. Winner was
Thorstein Thorsteinsson who beat fellow Bristol 3 dan Antonio
Moreno in the last round. Richard Helyer (12 kyu) from Oxford won
3/3. Best on 2/3 were Terry Wright (4 kyu Bristol) and Sarah
Jackson (11 kyu Hursley). A special prize went to young Jimmy Mao
(22 kyu from Bristol) who was playing in his first Tournament.
European @ Abano Terme Italy 20/07/96-03/08/96
34 British players were part of the 500 go fans from all over
Europe and the world who attended the 40th European Go Congress.
Winner of the Open was Guo Juan, the lady from China who now lives
in Amsterdam. Second was the other seven dan, Rob van Zeijst from
the Netherlands who now lives in Japan. The other positions were:
On 7/10: 3. Lee Hyuk (6 dan Korea), 4. Laurent Heiser (6 dan Lux),
5. Pierre Colmez (5 dan F), 6. Pei Zhao (5 dan D), 7. Sorin
Gherman (6 dan Rom), 8. Gilles van Eeden (5 dan NL); on 6/10: 9.
Sumikura Yasuyuki (6 dan Jap), 10. Miyaka Wataru (6 dan Jap). Top
Brit at 34th was Piers Shepperson (5 dan Slough) with 6/10 and Jim
Clare (3 dan Reading) was 44th with 7/10. Players on 6/10 were
Paul Donnelly (1 dan Ireland), Francis Weaver (10 kyu Brakenhale),
Andrea Smith (17 kyu Cambridge), Neil Ings (20 kyu Brakenhale) &
Claire Boxall (20 kyu Brakenhale).
For full details see:
The Weekend tournament was won by the Korean from Moscow, Lee
Hyuk. Second equal were Miyakawa Wataru and Pierre Colmez who both
live in France.
In the EGF Liar Dice the previous champ Jan Rueten-Budde was
knocked down to third by Emma Marchant and the winner Des Cann.
In the Pits Card Game GP winner was Niek van Diepen from Tony
Atkins and Jan Rueten-Budde. Francis Weaver won a prize for being
in the team second in the rengo.
US Open Cleveland
Ing Invitational: 1 Kim Woo Jin, 2 Lee Jong Moon, 3 Lee Jung Hoon.
Open: Jiang Danning (6 dan). Masters: Jujo Jiang vs Rui Nawei 2-1.
Lightning: Martin Mueller. Pair Go: Thamas Hsiang & Debbie Siemon.
Epsom Downs Wedding 10/08/96
At the double small board event to celebrate the marriage of Paul
Margetts and Yvonne Mao the winner from the 18 go players was
Alistair Wall (4 dan Wanstead) with 5/5. best of the 15 guests was
Nick K from Derby with 4/4.
[ These venues are no longer used. ]
Now meet Friday nights at the Nippon Club, Samuel House, 6 St
Albans St SW1 near Piccadilly (smart dress) and Sunday afternoons
in a pub in Islington (the Rosemary Branch junction of Southgate
Road/Baring Street N1).
Japanese chess can now be played at the Daiwa Foundation, 13/14
Cornwall Terrace, NW1 (Near Baker St) on 13/10/96, 03/11/96 and
01/12/96. Katajima Tadeo (pro 4 dan) will be there in October.
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