UK Tournament Report

Belfast
Belfast Boat Club
30 August 2014 - 31 August 2014

The Belfast Tournament moved back to its usual end of summer slot, but stayed at its usual venue of the Belfast Boat Club. 14 players took part, but some of the locals were not able to play in every round.

The winner was Ngoc-Trang Cao (1d France), who some people would have seen at some English tournaments earlier in the year.





Last updated Tue Sep 23 2014. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
MSO
JW3, London
24 August 2014 - 25 August 2014

London player Aja Huang (5d), originally from Taiwan, won all three Go Gold medals at the 2014 MSO.

On the Sunday morning he won all four of his games in the seven-player 9x9 tournament.





Last updated Mon Aug 25 2014. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Milton Keynes
Open University
28 June 2014

The promised sunshine took a long time to arrive, but 25 players enjoyed themselves at the Milton Keynes tournament overlooking the Open University cricket pitch.





Last updated Mon Jun 30 2014. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Welsh Open
21 June 2014 - 22 June 2014

23 Go players and their friends descended on Barmouth in mid-Wales for the Welsh Open last weekend.





Last updated Wed Jun 25 2014. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Durham
Durham
14 June 2014 - 15 June 2014

This year the Durham Tournament was held in the Pemberton Rooms on Palace Green, between the historic Cathedral and Castle. There were 25 entrants ranging from 28k to 4d, including eight who had never played in a tournament before, and with the youngest player being 8 years old.





Last updated Sun Jun 15 2014. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Challengers' League
ISH, London
24 May 2014 - 27 May 2014

The Challengers' League was held again at ISH in London over the bank holiday weekend, but this time it started a day later, on the Saturday, and ran to the Tuesday. Eight of the top players from the Candidates' Tournament, who were both available and managed to confirm their attendance, took part under the watchful eye of Jenny Radcliffe.





Last updated Wed May 28 2014. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Scottish Open
Gilchrist Postgraduate Club, Glasgow
24 May 2014 - 25 May 2014

In advance of the Commonwealth Games, a total of 25 players came to Glasgow for the 2014 Scottish Open, the same number as the previous year.





Last updated Wed May 28 2014. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
British Pair Go
Red Lion, Hatfield
17 May 2014

The British Pair Go Championship settled into a new home for the 24th edition, as the old venue had closed down. The event was held in the Red Lion in Hatfield, less than five minutes walk from both the station and the historic old town area.





Last updated Tue May 20 2014. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Bracknell
Wokingham
11 May 2014

Alex Rix (3d London) won the Bracknell Tournament. He beat Chris Bryant (1d St Albans) in the last round to claim the Clive Hendrie Trophy for a year. The number of players was down at 24, but nearly everyone got closely matched games due to a gap between 1k and 5k, and exactly 8 players 1k and above.





Last updated Sun May 11 2014. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Candidates'
Warwick University
3 May 2014 - 5 May 2014

24 qualified players made it to the Midlands venue of the University of Warwick for the first stage of the 2014 British Championship, the Candidate's Tournament. They played over six rounds on the three days of the May Bank Holiday weekend. The only player to win all his games was Bei Ge. Only losing to Bei was defending champion Andrew Kay.





Last updated Thu May 08 2014. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
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