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Kyu players' Tournament and Teaching day 2014

The second South London kyu players' teaching day and tournament was held on Saturday the 6th of December at the Croydon Quaker Meeting House. Nineteen students were taught by four teachers - Andrew Kay, Alex Rix, Tim Hunt, and Alison Bexfield - in the morning. In the afternoon there was a three round tournament, with a time limit of forty minutes per player.

In the teachers' tournament the teachers all played each other, in a round-robin tournament with all games even. In the students' tournament all games were played with handicaps equal to grade difference where appropriate.

Andrew Kay won the teachers' tournament with three wins, and got a prize of a bag of delicious gingerbread men from the organiser's excellent local cake shop.

In the student tournament, prizes of useful Go books went to Chris Volk (1k) and Colin Maclennan (9k) for winning three games, and to Ben Clark (14k), Charlotte Bexfield (11k) and Richard Wheeldon (4k) for winning two. Robin Patterson (18k) got the fighting spirit prize for losing all his games at his first tournament.

Teachers' tournament results

1 Andrew Kay      4d Birmingham	    UK 2+/w0 3+/w0 4+/w0
2 Alex Rix        3d Central London UK 1-/b0 4+/w0 3+/w0
3 Tim Hunt        2d Milton Keynes  UK 4+/w0 1-/b0 2-/b0
4 Alison Bexfield 1d Letchworth	    UK 3-/b0 2-/b0 1-/b0

Students' tournament results

1  Chris Volk          1k Reading        UK 11+/w2 4+/w3  5+/w3
2  Colin Maclennan     9k Twickenham     UK 18+/b0 14+/b0 10+/w4
3  Jonathan Green      3k Leamington     UK 4-/w1  13+/w2 11+/w0
4  Bruce Tinton        4k South London   UK 3+/b1  1-/b3  16+/w1
5  Richard Wheeldon    4k South London   UK 13+/w0 12+/w3 1-/b3
6  Matt Moore         10k South London   UK 7-/b0  8+/w0  15+/b1
7  Paul Rodgers       10k South London   UK 6+/w0  10-/w3 19+/w8
8  Edmund Smith       10k Cambridge      UK 9+/w1  6-/b0  18+/b1
9  Charlotte Bexfield 11k Letchworth     UK 8-/b1  19+/w7 14+/b2
10 Ben Clark          14k South London   UK 19+/w5 7+/b3  2-/b4
11 Sue Paterson        3k Arundel        UK 1-/b2  17+/w2 3-/b0
12 Julia Woewodskaya   8k Central London UK 17+/b3 5-/b3
13 Patrick Batty       5k South London   UK 5-/b0  3-/b2  17+/w0
14 Jil Segerman        9k Brighton       UK 15+/w0 2-/w0  9-/w2
15 Graham Reeves       9k No Club        UK 14-/b0 18+/b0 6-/w1
16 David Cantrell      5k South London   UK               4-/b1
17 Malcolm Hagan       5k Arundel        UK 12-/w3 11-/b2 13-/b0
18 David Siegwart      9k Winchester     UK 2-/w0  15-/w0 8-/w1
19 Robin Patterson    18k Arundel        UK 10-/b5 9-/b7  7-/b8