Non-Current Tournaments: All Title Holders

Tournament Description Past Winners and Results
Anglo-Japanese Matches

Held in London between Nippon Club (Japanese) and Central London Go Club (Anglo).
Prior to the Trophy starting in 1988 most matches were won by the Japanese.

  • Autumn 1997 - Autumn 2000 Anglo
  • Spring 1997 Japanese
  • Winter 1996 Japanese
  • Summer 1996 Anglo
  • 1994-5 Anglo
  • 1993 Japanese
  • 1988-92 Anglo
Other Leagues

Other regional leagues have been held, mostly in the 1970s and early 1980s, but reporting of results was patchy.

In addition the Jubilee Challenge Trophy (a Goban) was instigated for the Queen's Silver Jubilee in 1977. After a few years of competition it was won by Leamington, who still hold it.

  • 1976 Southern - London Go Centre
  • 1976 Northern - Huddersfield
  • 1977 Southern - London Go Centre
  • 1978 Southern - Alexandra House
  • 1978 Northern - Leeds
  • 1979 Severn Valley - Monmouth
  • 1980 Midlands - Coventry
  • 1980 Northern - Canute
  • 1981 Northern - Leeds
  • 1982 Northern - Canute
  • 1983 Midlands - Malvern
  • 1983 London - London Vegetarians
  • 1983 Northern - Huddersfield and Sheffield
  • 1984 Midlands (Tournament) - Coventry
  • 1984-6 Northern - Huddersfield and Sheffield
Asahi Shimbun

A six-round tournament held in London to celebrate the coming of the Meijin title match to London in September 1989, sponsored by Asahi Shimbun newspaper.

Bank of China (London)

A one off event sponsored by the Bank of China and played at their London offices.

  • 1996 Zhang, Shutai
British Student

British Go Association Online Student Championship

Students are defined as

  • Under-18 or
  • Under-26 and studying full-time or part-time at a UK approved educational establishment

Note: this is different to the BGA membership concessionary rate definition

Devon

Tournament held in Devon, later moved to Cornwall

See Cornwall

Epsom Downs (Wedding)

Held during the reception of Paul and Yvonne Margett's wedding.

  • 1996 Alistair Wall
Ipswich (East Anglia)

Also called the East Anglian Tournament.

  • 1987 Matthew Macfadyen
  • 1986 T.Mark Hall
  • 1985 Piers Shepperson
  • 1980 Francis Roads
  • 1978 Brian Casteldine
Women's World Qualifier

This tournament was formerly held primarily to select a British entry for the World Women’s Amateur Go Tournament.

  • 1997 Alison Jones
  • 1992, 1994, 1996 Alison Cross
  • 1991 Alison Jones
  • 1990 Alison Cross
  • 1989 Sue Paterson
Leamington

See Coventry

London New Year Rapid

An extra one-day tournament held adjacent to the London Open.

  • 1993 Matthew Cocke / Zhang, Shutai
  • 1991 Zhang, Shutai
  • 1990 Zhang, Shutai
London (Miscellaneous)

Various events held in London mainly at the IVC/CLGC.

  • 1989 (CLGC Handicap) Alex Rix
  • 1988 (CLGC Handicap) Francis Roads
  • 1986 (Not the Challenger’s) Mark Cumper
  • 1985 (Not the Challenger’s) Peter Bell
  • 1984 (IVC Tournament) Terry Stacey
  • 1984 (Not the Challenger’s) Andy Finch
  • 1983 (CLGC Tournament) Fuji
  • 1983 (Not the Candidates’) Bill Brakes
  • 1982 (CLGC Tournament) Terry Stacey
  • 1982 (Not the Challenger’s) Mark Cumper
  • 1981 (IVC Tournament) Matthew Macfadyen
  • 1981 (Not the European) Jim Barty
  • 1981 (St Valentine’s) Terry Stacey & Gary Roberts
MSO Lightning

An event at the Mind Sports Olympiad.

MSO Weekend

An event at the Mind Sports Olympiad.

  • 1998 Migaku Hayashi
  • 1997 Guo Juan
MSO Novices 13x13

An event at the Mind Sports Olympiad.

  • 2000 Tom Cooper
MSO Youth

An event at the Mind Sports Olympiad. The 2002 event was part of the Cambidge MSO.

  • 2002 William Brooks @ Cambridge
  • 2001 Shawn Hearn
  • 2000 Liao Xingwen
MSO 9x9 Junior or Beginners

An event at the Mind Sports Olympiad.

  • 2006 Nicholas Calderwood
  • 2001 Bruce Birchall
  • 1999 Frank Prager
  • 1998 Ezra Luttoni
National Knock-Out

A country-wide knockout played over most of the year.

  • 1979 Matthew Macfadyen
  • 1978 Matthew Macfadyen
  • 1977 Matthew Macfadyen
  • 1976 Ron Moss
North East

A rapid-play event held in Darlington.

  • 1995 Simon Shiu
North London

Event organised by Melior/North London Go Clubs.