Roella Tops UK Go Challenge

Tournament Name: 
UK Go Challenge
St Mary's Priory RC Junior School, Harringay, London
Tournament Date: 
10 July 2010

UK GO Challenge Finals

Roella Smith from Milton near Cambridge won this year's UK Go Challenge Finals. 29 of the best players from 5 school heats and other youngsters took part. Roella was also top girl. She beat the top boy, Barney Shiu, into second place by a half-point win in their game.


U14 Boys  - Peran Truscott (Cambridge)
U12 Boys  - Thomas Meehan (Solihull)
U10 Boys  - Barney Shiu (Bristol)
U8 Boys   - Mark Slatter (Milton, Cambridge)
U12 Girls - Angel Jobson (St Mary's, London)
U10 Girls & Top Girl - Roella Smith (Milton, Cambridge)
U8 Girls  - Kelda Smith (Milton, Cambridge)

Runners Up:

U14 Boys  - Linden Ralph (Cambridge)
U12 Boys  - James Lee (St Ann's, London)
U10 Boys  - Vijayant Pannu (St Mary's, London)
U8 Boys   - Anthony Ghica (Kettlefields, Newmarket)
U10 Girls - Samantha Castrillo (St Mary's, London)

Overall place winners:

1st - Roella Smith
2nd - Barney Shiu
3rd - Peran Truscott

On 5/7: Jason Prince
On 4/7: Filip Nykiel, Alexei Pierre-Davis, Gabriel Olatokun 

Challengers' Tournament - Ernel Bodi (St Mary's, London)
Champion School - N/C
Champion Primary School - St Ann's 
Challengers' School: St Mary's

Section winners and runners up won cash prizes, thanks to Winton Capital Management.
All section winners also got a framed certificate showing their achievement.
Roella also got the puzzle-solving prize. Janet Olatokun got the fighting spirit prize.

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