UK Tournament Report

Tournament Name: 
British Lightning
Venue: 
Bognor Regis
Tournament Date: 
28 February 2014

48 players sat down in eight groups to play the British Lightning. This was the first event at the combined BGC and EYGC weekend at Bognor Regis.

The winners of the groups went on to the knock-out stage: Paul Barnard, Cornel Burzo, Francisco Divers, Anton Kriese, Andrei Mramorov, Des Cann, Jonas Welticke and Richard Hunter.





Last updated Sat Mar 08 2014. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Tournament Name: 
Cheshire
Venue: 
Frodsham
Tournament Date: 
8 February 2014

Mark Elliot (1d Manchester) won the Cheshire Tournament. This was his first tournament for 30 years and a good test of whether his grade from the 1980s was still accurate. He beat Helen Harvey (1k Manchester) in the final of the 8-player top group. Two players of the 12-player handicap group ended on four wins.





Last updated Mon Feb 10 2014. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Tournament Name: 
Maidenhead
Venue: 
Hitachi
Tournament Date: 
18 January 2014

Toby Manning (2d Leicester) won the Maidenhead Tournament with a surprise win over Andrew Simons (4d Cambridge) in the last round. Also winning all three games to claim two prizes were: Francis Roads (1d Wanstead), Paul Barnard (1k Swindon), Adam Heslop (4k Edinburgh), Malcolm Walker (7k No Club), Daniel Peace (9k Oxford), Colin Lee (11k North London) and Charlotte Bexfield (16k Letchworth).





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Tournament Name: 
London Open
Venue: 
ISH, London
Tournament Date: 
28 December 2013 - 31 December 2013

Martha directs Yuanbo to the prizes The 4d from Nottingham, Yuanbo Zhang, came out top of the list of 109 players at the 40th London Open. His only loss was in round 6 to Benjamin Drean-Guenaizia, 5d, from France.





Last updated Sun Feb 16 2014. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Tournament Name: 
WBaduk Cup Varsity Match
Venue: 
London
Tournament Date: 
30 December 2013

Two teams representing Oxford and Cambridge came together at the venue of the London Open for a two round match. This was at the invitation of WBaduk who sponsored the match and broadcast the games on Korean Go Server with the aid of BGA game recorders.





Last updated Wed Apr 09 2014. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Tournament Name: 
Edinburgh Christmas
Venue: 
Edinburgh
Tournament Date: 
7 December 2013

18 players made it to this year’s Edinburgh Christmas Open, the lowest entry for many years, with none from “furth” of the border.

David Lee (3 dan Dundee) won all his games and was champion for a second year running. He was joined on 4 wins by Rob Payne (7k Edinburgh) and Joseff Thomas (17k Glasgow). The remaining prize went to the furthest travelling player on 3 wins, which was Carel Goodhe





Last updated Mon Dec 09 2013. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Tournament Name: 
South London
Tournament Date: 
7 December 2013

The South London teaching day and tournament went ahead today with 24 students and 3 teachers - Andrew Kay, Tim Hunt, and Francis Roads, to whom we are very grateful that they gave up their time for us. Students were split into groups of similar strength and spent some time with each of the teachers in the morning.

In the afternoon was a three round tournament.





Last updated Tue Dec 10 2013. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Tournament Name: 
Coventry
Venue: 
Warwick University
Tournament Date: 
30 November 2013

Bruno Poltronieri, 3d, organised a successful Coventry Tournament again, a very successful one for him in that he was the winner. Second was Andrew Kay, 4d, and third Yuanbo Zhang, 3d.





Last updated Sun Dec 01 2013. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Tournament Name: 
British Championship
Tournament Date: 
16 November 2013 - 23 November 2013

Andrew Kay won the first game by resignation and the second game on time to retain the British Championship, winning 2-0 verses Andrew Simons.

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  • Game 1: Saturday 16th November Won by Andrew Kay by resignation.





  • Last updated Tue Feb 11 2014. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
    Tournament Name: 
    Scottish Championship
    Tournament Date: 
    16 November 2013

    The four qualifiers from the various events played the semi-finals of the Scottish Championship. David Lee (Dundee) beat Piotr Wisthal (Aberdeen) in the first and Matt Crosby beat Martha McGill (both Edinburgh) in the second. In the best of three final, played on KGS, David beat Matt by two games to one to hold on to the title for a fourth year running.





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