UK Tournament Report

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.



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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.



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Bar-Low
Warwick University
4 May 2014

The Bar-Low tournament was moved to Warwick University this year in order to regain its usual place alongside the Candidates' Tournament.

Chris Volk won four games, only losing to the dan level ghost player. Ben Ellis also won four, only losing to Chris. Those two agreed to have a blitz play-off game.



Last updated Mon May 05 2014. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Welwyn Garden City Tournament
Red Lion, Hatfield
26 April 2014

22 players attended the fourth Welwyn Garden City Tournament which this year was held at the Red Lion Public House in Hatfield.

The winner after a showdown on the top board was Paul Taylor (2d St Albans).



Last updated Wed May 28 2014. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
London International Teams
Melton Mowbray, Holborn
5 April 2014

The Spring edition of the London International Teams moved from its usual Sunday to a Saturday to fit in with its new venue, the Melton Mowbray in Holborn.



Last updated Mon Oct 06 2014. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Birmingham
Newman House
29 March 2014

18 people from 4d to 8k attended the 2014 Birmingham Tournament. Several players won two games, but only local player Andrew Kay won 3 games. He was the tournament winner beating Alex Kent in the last round.



Last updated Mon Mar 31 2014. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Skye
Portree
15 March 2014 - 16 March 2014

The third Skye tournament attracted thirty-six players, four more than the previous best. Four dan players, six kyu players and five late arrivals from Glasgow played in 9X9 leagues on the Friday evening; these were won by Matthew Macfadyen (6d Leamington), Nick Wedd (3k Oxford City) and Donald MacLeod (4k Glasgow) respectively.

Matthew Macfadyen also won the main tournament, with six wins.



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Cambridge Trigantius
Parkside Community College, Parkside, Cambridge
9 March 2014

Jon Diamond (4d) won the Trigantius Tournament in Cambridge for the first time. He beat ex-Cambridge student Will Brooks (3d) in the last round, to end top of the list of 35 players.

Jonathan Richman (5k) and Simon Mader (6k) were the two local players who won all 3 games.



Last updated Thu Mar 13 2014. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
EYGC Pair Go and Doubles
Bognor Regis
2 March 2014

On the Sunday evening of the European Youth Go championship at Bognor Regis an informal Pair Go tournament was held for both the children and adults.



Last updated Sat Mar 08 2014. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
British Open
Bognor Regis
1 March 2014 - 2 March 2014

As well as winning the British Lightning Cornel Burzo, 6d Romania, won all six games to win the British Open. He was two points clear of division 2 winner and runner up Robert Rehm, 5d Netherlands, division 2 runner up Bei Ge, 5d UK, and division 3 winner Felix Wang, 4d UK, and division 3 runner up Andrew Kay, 4d UK.



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