Issue 3. March 1995
Furze Platt (21/01/95)
Sponsored again by Hitachi Europe at their Maidenhead
Headquarters. Won By T.Mark Hall (4dan) who beat the sponsor and
Macfadyen. Other with three wins: Andrew Grant (2dan OU), Charles
Leedham-Green (1dan Wanstead), Simon Butler (1kyu Reading), David
King (2kyu Brakenhale), Bill Rivers (2kyu Oxford), Charles
Bockett-Pugh (5kyu West Surrey), Paul Clarke (13kyu High Wycombe)
and David Bennett (16kyu Culcheath).
Schools 1994 (22/01/95)
Brakenhale School won the 1994 Team event again. Newcomers
Commonweal School, Swindon, won the Lightning Championships.
Despite the original organiser and seven other go players missing
the tournament for a skiing holiday, Wanstead went well. Winner
was Matthew Macfadyen (6dan Leamington) who beat London's Jonathan
Chetwynd (2dan) in the last round. C.Weeks of West Surrey won four
games and prizes were also awarded to those with 2.5 or 3:
Messers M.Hall, S.Barthropp, H.Lee, P.Collins, D.King, E.Hall, W.
Walters, R.Mullens, R.Finking, J.Lewis and Miriam Brod and Emma
62 players attended the University Centre on a sunny spring day.
Norwich's Matthew Cocke (4dan) won beating Cambridge's Miss
Xiashua Jiang in the last round. Winners on 3 were: J.Chetwynd,
S.Goss, G.Mills, B.Allday, O.Riordan, D.King, R.Mullens and
Ing Cup (03/03/95-05/03/95)
Britain's Matthew Macfadyen had perhaps his best tournament ever
beating Bogdanov and Shen and others to come joint first with John
Lee (USA), Shen Gruangji (D) and Catalin Taranu (Ro). Shutai Zhang
International Team Match (12/03/95)
Held in a rather stuffy Indian Restaurant, the CLGC team profited
from the good food to win ahead of Wanstead, the Nippon Club and
Miss Feng Yun, Chinese professional 8dan, was only able to spend a
few weeks in Britain. She attended a receptions and open afternoon
at the Central London Go Club and did a little touring.
She came with the Pingding Mountain Coal Team, which included Wang
Dongliang professional 4dan. However she had to return to play the
China-Japan SuperGo Match - a great honour for a mere 8dan!
At the International Match on 12/03/95 Shutai Zhang, the Chinese
Doctor from London, beat challenger Matthew Macfadyen to take a
Steven Flinter beat Noel Mitchell 2-0 to take the Championship off
off Noel after a Macfadyen-esque reign at the top.
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