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2002

Announcement:

10th South African Open Go Tournament

Date: Saturday 19 October and Sunday 20 October 2002
Venue: Marks Park Sports Club, Judith Road, Emmarentia, Johannesburg.

Schedule:

Saturday 19 October Sunday 20 October
09h00 1st Round 4th Round
12h30 2nd Round 5th Round
15h30 3rd Round 6th Round

Games will be started promptly at stipulated times.

Format: The tournament will be a 6 round MacMahon, open to all players. A bar will be drawn at an appropriate level. Games above the bar will be even games with 5= points komi. Games below the bar will be played at a handicap, where the handicap will be the difference in MacMahon score between the paired players, minus three. Japanese rules will apply.

Time Limits: 1 hour thinking time per player plus 10 moves for each 5 minute overtime period per game.

Fees:

SAGA members: Normal members: R50
Students: R25
Scholars: R15
Non-members: R70
Late registration surcharge: R10

Registration: Registration closes on Friday 18th October.

Register by phoning Paul Edwards at (011) 888-2259/782-7766 or 073-175-0042 or e-mail ednet@mweb.co.za

Trophies: The following floating trophies and titles will be awarded as well as medals for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places in each category:

Trophy Current holder
SA Open Champion Victor Chow
SA Open Youth Champion (MacMahon score / age) Sipho Mampe
SA Open Veteran Champion (MacMahon score x age) Toshio Kawamoto
SA Open African Players Champion (Player born in Africa with best MacMahon score) Ben Gale

Spot Prizes: Three spot prizes of R200.00 each will be awarded to participants who have played in all rounds and won at least once, and who are still there at the end.

Results:


New title holders

Position Player
1 Victor Chow (6d)
2 T. Mark Hall (4d)
3 Julius Paulu (1k)


SA Open Youths (MacMahon score / Age)

Position Player
1 Welile Gogotshe (1k) (7.48)
2 Sipho Mampe (3k) (7.53)
3 Julius Paulu (1k) (7.60)


SA Open Veterans (MacMahon score * Age)

Position Player
1 T. Mark Hall (4d) (20491)
2 Paul Edwards (1d) (19836)
3 Paul Mantzios (7k) (10875)


African Players

Position Player
1 Julius Paulu (1k)
2 Bob Gale (4k)
3 Ben Gale (1d)


Spot prizes (3 x R200.00)

Welile Gogotshe x 2

Andreas Mantzios


Complete results list

Pl Name               Str Co MMS   1       2       3       4      5      6     pt SOS SOSOS
 1 CHOW, Victor        6d SA 32    4+      6+      3+      2+     5+    10+    6  176 1029
 2 HALL, T. Mark       4d UK 31    9+      8+      7+      1-     6+     4+    5  176 1021
 3 PAULU, Julius       1k SA 30   10+      5+      1-      8+     4-     9+    4  175 1022
 4 GALE, Bob           4k SA 29    1-      7-      6+     11+     3+     2-    3  176 1015
 5 GALE, Ben           1d SA 29    8-      3-     10+      7+     1-    11+    3  173 1000
 6 EDWARDS, Paul       1d SA 29    7+      1-      4-      9+     2-    14+    3  169  994
 7 GOGOTSHE, Welile    1k SA 29    6-      4+      2-      5-    11+    13+    3  163  989
 8 LIU, Martin         4d Ch 28    5+      2-      9+      3-    --     --     2  170 1003
 9 MAMPE, Kagiso       3k SA 28    2-     10+      8-      6-    14+     3-    2  167  986
10 MAMPE, Sipho        3k SA 28    3-      9-      5-     12+    13+     1-    2  160  957
11 MANTZIOS, Paul      7k SA 25   12+(2)  13+(2)  14-(4)   4-     7-     5-    2  156  914
12 MANTZIOS, Andy     12k SA 21   11-(2)  14+     13+     10-    15-(4) 16+(3) 3  127  758
13 COSTA, Fabio       12k SA 20   14+     11-(2)  12-     15+(3) 10-     7-    2  139  828
14 LEOPENG, Sello     12k SA 20   13-     12-     11+(4)  16+(3)  9-     6-    2  136  839
15 MAPUTLE, Refilwe   18k SA 15   16-     17+     18-(7)  13-(3) 12+(4) 21+(8) 3   86  473
16 MORRIS, Dale       20k SA 14   15+     19+(5)  17+     14-(3) 20+(7) 12-(3) 4   81  475
17 SUPING, Kabelo     21k SA 13   18+(4)  15-     16-     20+(4) 21+(5) 19+(6) 4   64  291
18 GOGOTSHE, Nathi    28k SA  7   17-(4)  21+     15+(7) free    19+    20+    5   32  274
19 MOTHLAKO, Lesego   28k SA  3  free     16-(5)  20-     21-    18-    17-(6) 1   31  269
20 SHOLE, Tshepo      29k SA  3   21-    free     19+     17-(4) 16-(7) 18-    2   31  269
21 CRAWLEY-BOEVEY, R. 30k SA  3   20+     18-    free     19+    17-(5) 15-(8) 3   30  274

Figures in brackets indicate number of handicap stones.

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