Archive for November, 2006

Top 8 results, Wedneday 27 November

Posted by stephen on November 28th, 2006

There were two results in the top 8 last night: in their play-off game, Claas beat Chris. This gives Claas the fourth and final automatic place in the 2007 Top 8, joining Noel, Steve and Ian. The first game of the 2006 Top 8 final was also played. Noel (w) beat Steve by 17.5 points. […]

Becks Tournament weeks 2 & 3

Posted by stephen on November 18th, 2006

After weeks 2 & 3 of the Becks Tournament, we’re down to two players in the first half of the draw: John and Michael, and Nannan in the bottom half. Check out the results of week 2 and week 3.

Ian’s report on the Korean Prime Minister’s Cup

Posted by stephen on November 4th, 2006

The Korean Prime Minister’s Cup was an inaugural event very similiar in character to Japan’s WAGC. 66 nations took part in the end, and they were split into 3 McMahon groups based on ability. The general feeling seemed to be this was a better system than a Swiss amongst those I talked to. Needless to […]

Becks Tournament week 1

Posted by stephen on November 4th, 2006

The first round of the Becks Tournament got off to a flying start, with 18 entrants.  Strengths ranged from 20k to 3d. Despite the twin handicaps of stones and time, the dan players seemed to prevail in this round, with four of the five dan players beating their weaker opposition. Check out the full week […]