Foreign Tournament Report

Tournament Name: 
Korea Prime Minister Cup
Venue: 
Changwon, Korea
Tournament Date: 
23 October 2010 - 24 October 2010

Ian Davis took a very high 25th place for Ireland at the 5th KPMC. He won 4 games (against Kazakhstan, Portugal, Brazil and Norway) and lost 3 (against Denmark, Slovakia and Sweden). Piers Shepperson ended 45th for the UK having won 3 (against Panama, Malaysia and Luxembourg), but losing 4 (to Spain, Poland, Columbia and Netherlands).





Last updated Thu Nov 04 2010. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Tournament Name: 
European Women's Go championship
Venue: 
Lyon, France
Tournament Date: 
16 October 2010 - 17 October 2010

Vanessa Wong narrowly failed to win the European Women's Go championship, held in Lyon, France. Vanessa ended in the top group of five players on four wins, but was squeezed into second place on tie-break behind Germany's Pei Zhao. Alison Bexfield was 6th and Natasha Regan was 11th in the field of 20 players.

Results





Last updated Thu Oct 28 2010. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Tournament Name: 
European Students
Venue: 
Darmstadt
Tournament Date: 
10 September 2010 - 12 September 2010

Will Brooks, the student from Cambridge, was equal third in the European Student Go Championship in Darmstadt, Germany. He only lost to the top rated player Benjamin Teuber and to the eventual winner Matthias Terwey. 22 students from 8 countries took part.

Results





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Tournament Name: 
European Team Tournament
Venue: 
Leksand, Sweden
Tournament Date: 
13 August 2010 - 15 August 2010

The European Team Tournament was held following on from the Leksand Tournament. The Netherlands were the winning team with 8 points and 15 wins. Second was Serbia also with 8 points but 14 wins. Usual winners, Russia, were third. Six teams took part.





Last updated Mon Aug 16 2010. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Tournament Name: 
World Youth Goe Championship
Venue: 
Pengu, Taiwan
Tournament Date: 
22 July 2010 - 28 July 2010

World Youth Goe Championships were held this year the tournament on Penghu Island in Taiwan. Chinese, Korean and home players dominated the event, with China winning the under-12 and Korea the under-16 titles.





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Tournament Name: 
European Go Congress
Venue: 
Tampere, Finland
Tournament Date: 
24 July 2010 - 7 August 2010

The 54th European Go Congress, sponsored by Zhuyeqing Tea, was held in various school buildings in Tampere, Finland. The fortnight started with the last days of a record heat wave.





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Tournament Name: 
World Amateur Go Championship
Venue: 
Hangzhou, China
Tournament Date: 
21 May 2010 - 25 May 2010

The WAGC returned to China after more than 25 years. 60 countries took part, less than before as several European countries could not afford the airfare without sponsors.

The event was held in the new Tian Yuan Tower in Hangzhou, specially built to support Go activities.

After six rounds the only unbeaten player was Song Hong-Suk of Korea; he remained unbeaten.





Last updated Thu Sep 23 2010. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Tournament Name: 
Paris
Venue: 
Paris
Tournament Date: 
3 April 2010 - 5 April 2010

The Paris Tournament was the finale of the Pandanet Go European Cup for 2009-2010.

Over 200 players took part.

Winner with 6/6 was Dai Junfu. Second was Csaba Mero and third Hwang In-Seong, both on 5/6.





Last updated Thu Nov 25 2010. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Tournament Name: 
European Youth Goe Championships
Venue: 
Sibiu, Romania
Tournament Date: 
4 March 2010 - 7 March 2010

Congratulations to the UK representatives Anson Ng and Vanessa Wong!

This event took place in the ancient town of Sibiu in Romania. 48 under-16s and 75 under-12s took part.





Last updated Thu Nov 25 2010. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Tournament Name: 
Irish Open/Rapid
Venue: 
Dublin
Tournament Date: 
5 March 2010 - 7 March 2010

The 21st Irish Open was held as usual in the Teachers' Club in Dublin and again was part of the Pandanet Go European Cup. There attendance was 41, the strongest being the winner Ondrej Silt (6 dan Czechia).





Last updated Mon Feb 07 2011. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
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