Korea Prime Minister's Cup International Amateur Baduk Championship

When we are asked to nominate a representative for the Korea Prime Minister's Cup International Amateur Baduk Championship, we normally select the player with the most points in this table (which shows the points earned each year, and the current accumulated points), who has earned points in the last 5 years and is also an Association member. More details are here. A list of past representatives is here.

PlayerTotal ’15 ’14 ’13 ’12 ’11 ’10 ’09 ’08 ’07 ’06 ’05 ’04 ’03 ’02 ’01 ’00 ’99 ’98
Matthew Macfadyen30½                8   7 8
Jim Clare 21 3  1     ½  1 2   2 ½ 1
Des Cann 20½  ½                   6 6 ½ 5
Andrew Simons 14½   7                           
Tim Hunt 14              6 4   2     2    
Richard Hunter 13 3½                        
Simon Shiu 12½  3          5           ½  
Tony Goddard 12½               8              
Alistair Wall 11 6½     6 5            7 ½  
Bei Ge 11                             
Michael Charles 10½ ½            1 2         1
Nick Krempel 10½         5                   
Andrew Jones         5 ½  1            
Quentin Mills              ½     7   1     1
Jon Diamond 9 631 7   5                   
Alan Thornton 9 ½     1   ½  6 1              
Bob Bagot 9              ½     2 1      
Alex Kent 8 8                              
Ben He 8              8                
Alex Rix 6                          ½ 1
Sam Aitken                              
Felix Wang 7            ½                 
Chong Han 7     7                          
Yohei Negi 7       16                    
Vanessa Wong 7     7                          
Francisco Divers                               
Dan Gilder                             
Alison Bexfield ½        ½              2    
Tony Atkins 4                          1
Alex Selby 4                           
Harry Fearnley                               
Paul Taylor                               
Christian Scarff   1                           
Joanne Leung 3 3                              
Matthew Cocke 3  3                             
Simon Goss 3              ½ 1            
Jonathan Chin 2     1          1              
Mike Harvey 2                    2          
David M King 2                    2          
Ian Marsh 2                    2          
Matt Crosby       1     ½                 
Sandy Taylor 1     1                          
David Lee 1       1                        
Paul Christie 1       1                        
Stuart Barthropp 1       1                        
Yunlong Liu 1       1                        
Yangran Zhang 1       1                        
Charles Matthews 1                              1
Jonathan Reece ½ ½                              
Paul Smith ½ ½                              
Toby Manning ½ ½    1 5  ½ 1     1 2 ½  
Mike Webster ½  ½                             
Phil Beck ½           ½                   
Andrew Morris ½              ½                
Yuanliang Chu ½             ½                 
Francis Roads 0               ½  5   6 7 1 2   7
Piers Shepperson 0           6          8      
Andrew Kay 0  77 8 8                     

Figures displayed like this show the player who travelled to Korea to represent Britain that year, and had their points reset to 0.

A World Amateur Baduk Championship took place in 2003, a year in which there was not a World Amateur Go Championship. Matthew Macfadyen was selected to take part in that event using the World Amateur Go Championship points system.

This new system was only introduced in 2004, but the system was seeded with the results of the British Championship from 1998 onwards. It was used to select the representative in 2006 and 2008.

In 2007 the player was selected as the winner of the Korean Ambassador's Cup (Bei Ge) and points were not awarded at the British.

Past Representatives

YearRepresentativeEvent
2014 Andrew KayKorea Prime Minister Cup International Amateur Baduk Championship
2013Jon DiamondKorea Prime Minister Cup International Amateur Baduk Championship
2012Toby ManningKorea Prime Minister Cup International Amateur Baduk Championship
2011Andrew KayKorea Prime Minister Cup International Amateur Baduk Championship
2010Piers SheppersonKorea Prime Minister Cup International Amateur Baduk Championship
2009Alistair WallKorea Prime Minister Cup International Amateur Baduk Championship
2008Francis RoadsKorea Prime Minister Cup International Amateur Baduk Championship
2007Bei GeKorea Prime Minister Cup International Amateur Baduk Championship
2006T Mark HallKorea Prime Minister Cup International Amateur Baduk Championship
2003Matthew Macfadyen     Incheon World Amateur Baduk Championship

Selection details

We say normally because the final decision of who to send lies with Council. For the representative this entails an all-expenses-paid trip, courtesy of the event’s sponsors. The representative needs to abide by the IGF Code of Conduct, which can be seen on the IGF Members Documents page. The accumulated points of any representative is reset to zero after they play.

The process is defined by Section 6.10 of our Policies, but a guide is:
Each year, at the British Go Congress, points are awarded to the eight highest-placed British players. The winner receives 8 points, second 7 points, and so on down to 1 point for eighth. Points are shared between players who finish on the same McMahon score, with any fraction rounded to the nearest half integer.



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