American Go E-Journal


Saturday July 10, 2010

Recent UK tournament highlights previously unreported: YOHEI NEGI IN A JAM AT SCOTTISH OPEN: Yohei Negi from St. Andrews made it three in a row with his win at the 2010 Scottish Open, May 29–30 in Dundee. Second was Chi Pan Yau from Hong Kong, who only lost to Yohei. All players with three wins won cash prizes plus a bottle of Cairn O’Mohr local fruit wine and all 27 players took away a traditional pot of marmalade. In the Friday evening rapidplay, Jennie Radcliffe got the prize for the best win/games ratio with 5/7, and Robbie Goetschalckx took the endurance prize having played a dozen or more games. “ORIENTAL” WINS LONDON INTERNATIONAL TEAMS SPRING MATCH: With Cambridge withdrawing on short notice, only the “Oriental” and “Occidental” teams competed in the April 25 London International Teams Spring Match at the Nippon Club in London. The “Oriental” team of Chinese and Japanese players prevailed, with Felix Wang and Gunji Takao winning all five games and the team winning 17 games overall. BRACKNELL TOPS THAMES VALLEY TEAM TOURNAMENT: Bracknell won the April 5 Thames Valley Team Tournament at the Bourne End Community Centre. Runners up were Maidenhead (2/3) and players winning 3/3 were Ian Marsh, Edmund Shaw and France Ellul. Tony Atkins won the 10×10 side tournament.
– from the June edition of the British Go Association Newsletter; edited by Jil Segerman, for subscription information

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