Junior Tournament Result
Best SchoolJames Gillepie High School, Edinburgh (3 wins)
Best Youth TeamCambridge WZZ (3 wins)
Best Junior SchoolJames Gillespie Primary School
Round 1Cambridge WZZ 2 - 1 Radley A
James Gillespie Primary 3 - 0 Radley B
Cambridge KCC 1- 2 James Gillespie High
Round 2James Gillespie High 2 - 1 Radley A
Cambridge WZZ 2 - 1 James Gillespie Primary
Cambridge KCC 3 - 0 Radley B
Round 3Cambridge WZZ 3 - 0 Radley B
Played on OGS. The bar was at 9k. Handicap and no-komi games are in red.
Held at the County Bridge Club, Leicester.
Section Winners (runners-up)
U18: Robbie James (-)
U16: Scott Cobbold (Sam Barnett)
U14: Alvina Kwok (Lea Wong)
U12: Gene Wong (Daniel Yang)
U10: Lukasz Kudla (Emily Gan)
U8: Rachel Chik (Yiliang Liu)
Youth Champion: Scott Cobbold (Gene Wong)
Top Girl: Alvina Kwok
Winners of four games: Ehsen Shah, Jan Kudla, Zhaoqi Guo, Megan Upton and Mark Kirillin (Open U8 Champion)
Selection tournament for youth squad played on OGS
The bar was at 3k. Handicap and no-komi games are in red.
Marc Rieger from Germany is setting up a European Youth Team League for town teams.
The prototype event is just involving German and UK teams as is being played as a knock out.
Games are being played on OGS with teams of three.
Games are 13x13 and the players play twice - once on even and once with the "Cambridge Handicaps".
Time limits 10 minutes + 3 x 30 seconds.
On 14th February a qualification round saw Düsseldorf beat Cheadle Hulme B 5-1.
The quarter final stage started the event proper from 13th March.
The final of London vs. Frankfurt was on Saturday 15th May at 14:00 (UK time).
Starting in mid-March, though to July, a league was being played containing 7 young UK players and 7 players from the Chinese team we played against in the China Match 2020, "Li Ang Yi Tao", organised by Go teacher Li Ang.
The games were played on KGS in the British Room and were 1 hour + 5 x 1 minute, with Chinese rules.
Normally games were at 10:00 UK time on Saturday, but some games were at 10:00 or 11:00 on Sunday.
The Teams were:
All games played 13x13, using Cambridge Handicaps.
On 7th November we started a match on KGS between fifteen British youth players and a team of fifteen Chinese children from Hong Kong, under Liana Ao 4p. This carried on for several weeks with one or two games each weekend. The format was that of last team standing, like the former China-Japan Supergo Matches, with the winner of each game staying on. The games were played online in the KGS British Room, with Chinese Rules with 30 minutes main time + 3 x 30 seconds byoyomi and komi is 7.5 points. The British team was selected from our list of young players, taking those who are currently active, settled in the UK and who replied to the invitation.