UK Tournament Report

Tournament Name: 
British Open
Venue: 
Stevenage
Tournament Date: 
5 April 2013 - 7 April 2013

Zebin Du, a Chinese 4d from Nottingham University, won the British Open winning all 6 games. Second was Yuanbo Zhang, also 4d, with 5 wins. A group of 4d came next with 4 wins: Andrew Kay, T Mark Hall, and Andrew Simons.





Last updated Tue Apr 16 2013. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Tournament Name: 
British Youth Championship
Venue: 
Aston
Tournament Date: 
17 March 2013

The 2013 British Youth Go Championship attracted 27 competitors aged from 7 to 18, with strengths from 37 kyu to 1 dan. The kind hosts this year were King Edward VI School at Aston, Birmingham. The organisers would also like to note their gratitude to the Castledine-Barnes Trust, for facilitating the entry of certain players.





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Tournament Name: 
Trigantius
Venue: 
Cambridge
Tournament Date: 
9 March 2013

Despite the venue having staffing problems that caused a change from the Sunday to the Saturday, 40 players attended the Cambridge Trigantius at Parkside Community College. Andrew Simons (3d) was again the winner. This time he beat the new organiser, David Ward (2d) in the last round. Equal second with David was local student Jamie Taylor (1d), a former under-18 champion.





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Tournament Name: 
Welwyn Garden City
Venue: 
Gosling Stadium
Tournament Date: 
23 February 2013

26 players attended the 3rd Welwyn Garden City Go Tournament, held in the Bridge room of the Gosling Stadium.

With a surprise win over Andrew Simons in round 3, the tournament winner was Michael Webster (1D London).





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Tournament Name: 
Oxford-Cambridge Match
Venue: 
Oxford
Tournament Date: 
17 February 2013

The 2013 Oxford-Cambridge Match was held in St Edmund Hall, Oxford, on Sunday 17th February, the day after the Oxford Tournament.

The Match consisted of two rounds, 50 mins each, with 30/5 Canadian overtime, and 7.5 komi for even games.

All games were played using handicaps - one less than the normal correct handicap, so giving the advantage to the stronger player/team.





Last updated Wed Feb 20 2013. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Tournament Name: 
Oxford
Venue: 
St Edmund Hall
Tournament Date: 
16 February 2013

Li Shen (5d), now a student at Cambridge, returned to tournament Go at Oxford and won the event for the third time (previous wins were in 2003 and 2005).





Last updated Tue Feb 19 2013. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Tournament Name: 
Cheshire
Venue: 
Frodsham
Tournament Date: 
9 February 2013

Toby Manning, 2d Leicester, won the 2013 Cheshire Open. He beat Tony Atkins, 1d Reading, in the final. Also winning 2/3 were Roger Huyshe, 3k Shropshire, and Chris Kirkham, 4k Manchester. In the 14 player Handicap section Dave Horan, 9k Chester, was the winner with 5/5, narrowly winning his last game on time. Winning 4/5 were Brian Timmins, 8k Shropshire, and John Green, 4k Leamington.





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Tournament Name: 
Youth Grand Prix
Tournament Date: 
1 January 2013 - 31 December 2013

These are the final standings in the 2013 Youth Grand Prix, after the 2013 London Open Tournament.





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Tournament Name: 
Maidenhead
Venue: 
Hitachi
Tournament Date: 
19 January 2013

38 players braved the snowy conditions to attend the Maidenhead Tournament. Winner was Matthew Cocke, 5d, from Epsom. Also winning all 3 games were Paul Margetts, 3k Epsom, Malcolm Hagan, 7k, Winchester, and Robert Scantlebury, 8k Sheffield. 13x13 winner was Rebecca Margetts, 35k Epsom. Epsom also won the team prize with 9/12.





Last updated Tue Jan 22 2013. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Tournament Name: 
Online League
Venue: 
KGS
Tournament Date: 
1 March 2012 - 31 December 2012

Congratulations to the Edinburgh team on winning the fourth season of the BGA Online League held during most of 2012.

The contest in Division 1 was extremely close, with each team winning and losing 9 games apiece.





Last updated Fri Jan 04 2013. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
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