It is our great pleasure to inform you that we, The Nihon Kiin, will release the English and Chinese version of ‘Cho U’s 4 by 4 Go Puzzle’ (developed by Zoo Corporation) on iPad and iPhone from 5th October 2012.  

This app is based on the 4 by 4 puzzle which has been come up with the idea by Cho U Kisei and Oza who is the best go player in Japan. This puzzle is the 4 by 4 tsumego game, an intellectual game which can be enjoyed by from complete beginners to high dan players. Kids can also learn how to play a game of go on its ‘Story Mode’ that features pretty characters.

Introductory special offer!

You can download the app at only US$ 0.99 (the regular price: US$ 2.99) for only two weeks from 5th October 2012.



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Pandanet Go European Team Championship
Pandanet
25 September 2012

The 3rd season of the Pandanet Go European Team Championship has begun, with the UK team again in League B. The team is largely the same as before, but at the top features the addition of Vanessa Wong 6d, current European Women's Champion, who will hopefully help us improve on our position of 5th place last season.

Unfortunately our campaign got off to a bad start, losing 0-4 to Austria.

Vanessa had to drop out so new team member Martha McGill stepped up to play on board 4 against Jürgen Suntinger.



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Shropshire
Hinstock
29 September 2012

The erstwhile Shrewsbury Tournament was moved to a country location this year, the little village of Hinstock, just south of Market Drayton. The Memorial Hall proved to be a spacious and pleasant venue, and it should be even better next year when the extension has been completed.



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Swindon
Swindon
23 September 2012

Matthew Cocke, 5d Epsom, was the only one of the 32 players at Swindon to win three games. He beat Alex Kent, 2d Durham, in the last round.

Results



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British Go Championship
22 September 2012

After a second exciting game - taking 6hr20mins, mostly of Nick Krempel's thinking - Andrew Kay has prevailed for a second game in the British Go Championship Title Match and emerges as the 2012 British Go Champion. Many congratulations to him, and to Nick on coming in second for a second year running.

We owe our thanks to Epsom Go Club who lent kit for this second title match, and Nick Krempel whose equipment was used in the first game; to Maria Tabor and me for refereeing/relaying, and to Francis Roads, Nick Wedd and Alex Rix for offering to referee if needed.



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Cornwall
Penzance
15 September 2012 - 16 September 2012

Toby Manning, 2d, won the Cornish Open by beating Tony Atkins in the final. David Cantrell, 6k, from London won 3/3. The previous day there was a teaching session run by Ian Marsh, Toby Manning and Tony Atkins, and in the afternoon there was the handicap tournament won by Peter Harold-Barry, 5k, from St Albans. He beat local player Paul Massey, 1k, in the final. 20 players in all took part.

Open Results and Lightning Handicap Results



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Northern
Stockport
9 September 2012

2011 winner Richard Moulds, 3k from Manchester, was again the winner in 2012, winning all 3 games. There were 20 players in total at the one day tournament in sunny, dry Stockport. Other winners, also with 3 wins, were Brian Timmins, 9k from Shrewsbury, and Kathleen Timmins, 14k from Shrewsbury.

Results



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Bexfields in the Pairs


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Tony Atkins, one of the friendly organisers


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European Womens Go Championship
Brno, Czech Republic
7 September 2012 - 9 September 2012

Congratulations to Vanessa on her latest win, in Brno, Czech Republic!

Alison Bexfield reports that Vanessa won all five of her games and will now receive a place at the 2nd SportAccord World Mind Games in Beijing in December. It was a "great venue beside a lake."

Second was Rita Pocsai from Hungary and third was Natalia Kovaleva from Russia.

Alison finished with 2 wins from the 5 games.

Results (off-site)



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