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November 15th, 2005

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2006


14th South African Open

Results

Prize winners:

African Oza winner (trophy+medal): Victor Chow
African Oza 2nd (medal): Cheng Lai
African Oza 3rd (medal): Ben Gale

SA Open winner (trophy+medal + R500): Victor Chow
SA Open 2nd (medal + R300): Zhou Ya
SA Open 3rd (medal + R200): Aketa Katsuyuki

African Players winner (trophy+medal): Welile Gogotshe
African Players 2nd (medal): Ben Gale
African Players 3rd (medal):Bernard Broens

SA Open Veterans winner (trophy + medal): Aketa Katsuyuki
SA Open Veterans 2nd (medal): Paul Edwards
SA Open Veterans 3rd (medal): Andrew Davies

SA Open Youth winner (trophy + medal): Welile Gogotshe
SA Open Youth 2nd (medal): Zhou Ya
SA Open Youth 3rd (medal): Sipho Mampe

Best Lady (R50): Zhou Ya
Best Student (R50): Zhou Ya
Best Scholar (fan): Carle Joubert

Best 4k-9k (R50): Fouad Tehhani
Best 10k-15k (R50): Chris Welsh
Best 16k-20k (R50): Louis de Jager
Best 21k-30k (R50): Michael Frylinck

Kansai Ki-in Fans – spot prizes:
Pablo (Birthday on the friday)
Andre Connell
Julius Paulu
Steve Kroon
Florian Breuer
Steven Dawson

Full results

:

PLAYERS   1 - 40         TOURNAMENT saopen-06                                  RANK LIST AT ROUND 6

POSN  NO                                              1    2    3    4    5    6     WIN  MMS SOS   SODOS
   1   1  Victor Chow            7D   Johannesburg   13+   4+   6+   2+   7+   4+     6    3    5     5
   2   2  Ya Zhou                5D   Joburg         11+   9+   3+   1-   8+  10+     5    2    5     2
   3   3  Aketa Katsuyuki        6D   Kansai Ki-In   14+  12+   2-   5+  17+   7+     5    2    1    -1
   4   4  Cheng Lai              2D   Pretoria       15+   1-  18+  17+   6+   1-     4    1    4    -2
   5   5  Welile Gogotshe        1D   Soweto          7-  20+  19+   3-  12+   9+     4    1   -2    -4

   6   6  Ben Gale               3D   Joburg         29+  18+   1-  10+   4-   8+     4    1   -4    -8
   7   7  Andrew Davies          1K   Cape Town       5+   8-  11+  19+   1-   3-     3    0    4    -1
   8   8  Bernard Broens         3K   Stellenbosch   20+   7+  10-  12+   2-   6-     3    0    1    -2
       9  Andre Connell          3K   Stellenbosch   10-   2-  20+  13+  11+   5-     3    0    1    -2
      10  Fouad Tehhani          4K   Casablanca      9+  16+   8+   6-  14+   2-     4    0    1    -2

  11  11  Julius Paulu           1D   Soweto          2-  14+   7-  16+   9-  15+     3    0   -1    -3
  12  12  Paul Edwards           1D   Joburg         21+   3-  16+   8-   5-  17+     3    0   -1    -4
  13  13  Tristen Taylor         1K   Johannesburg    1-  15+  17-   9-  19+  14+     3    0   -2    -4
  14  14  Sipho Mampe            2K   Soweto          3-  11-  15+  20+  10-  13-     2   -1   -1    -3
  15  15  Konrad Scheffler       1D   Stellenbosch    4-  13-  14-  21+  16+  11-     2   -1   -3    -3

  16  16  Leander Gaum           2K   Johannesburg   19+  10-  12-  11-  15-  21+     2   -1   -5    -4
  17  17  Lloyd Rubidge          3K   Cape Town      18-  29+  13+   4-   3-  12-     2   -1   -5    -7
  18  18  Steve Kroon            4K   Stellenbosch   17+   6-   4-  22-  20+  19+     3   -1   -7    -5
  19  19  Reinhardt Messerschmid 3K   Stellenbosch   16-  21+   5-   7-  13-  18-     1   -2   -3    -2
  20  20  Manitra Razafindrabe   1D   Antananarivo    8-   5-   9-  14-  18-  22+     1   -2   -5    -4

  21  21  Jaco Swanepoel         4K   Stellenbosch   12-  19-  23+  15-  22+  16-     2   -2  -12    -8
  22  22  Rory Beling            7K   Stellenbosch   23+  25+  24-  18+  21-  20-     3   -4  -17    -9
  23  23  David Richfield        6K   Stellenbosch   22-  24+  21-  25-  27-  26+     2   -4  -26   -10
  24  24  Florian Breuer         7K   Stellenbosch   25-  23-  22+  28+  26-  30+     3   -4  -33   -19
  25  25  Sakkie Buys            8K   Johannesburg   24+  22-  26+  23+  30-  27+     4   -4  -33   -20

  26  26  Hugo Van Der Merwe     8K   Stellenbosch   28-  27-  25-  29+  24+  23-     2   -6  -31   -11
  27  27  Chris Welsh           11K   Cape Town      32+  26+  31+  30+  23+  25-     5   -6  -42   -38
  28  28  Pablo Casado          10K   Johannesburg   26+  30+  29+  24-  31-  32+     4   -6  -45   -32
  29  29  Mory Traore            8K   Ivory Coast     6-  17-  28-  26-  32-  31+     1   -7  -31    -9
  30  30  James Gelant          12K   Stellenbosch   31+  28-  32+  27-  25+  24-     3   -9  -39   -23

  31  31  Christina Auret       12K   Stellenbosch   30-  32+  27-  33+  28+  29-     3   -9  -50   -28
  32  32  Andries Kruger        12K   Stellenbosch   27-  31-  30-  37+  29+  28-     2  -10  -57   -27
  33  33  Carle Joubert         14K   Johannesburg   34+  35-  38+  31-  36-  39-     2  -12 -101   -35
  34  34  Ben Bredenkamp        15K   Stellenbosch   33-  38-  35-  36-  37-  40+     1  -14 -117   -30
  35  35  Louis De Jager        19K   Stellenbosch   38+  33+  34+  39-  40+  36+     5  -14 -120   -97

  36  36  Michael Frylinck      25K   Stellenbosch   37+  40+  39+  34+  33+  35-     5  -20 -113   -99
  37  37  Wim Conradie          24K   Stellenbosch   36-  39+  40+  32-  34+  38+     4  -20 -118   -88
  38  38  Steven Dawson         23K   Cape Town      35-  34+  33-  40+  39-  37-     2  -21 -113   -44
  39  39  Andre Heydenrych      27K   Stellenbosch   40+  37-  36-  35+  38+  33+     4  -23 -117   -77
  40  40  Ghost                 30K   Stellenbosch   39-  36-  37-  38-  35-  34-     0  -30 -112     0

And here is an Excel file showing everybody’s results in the Veteran’s and Youth’s championship.

Finally, here is the tournament file for the GoDraw program used to perform the tournament draw.

Announcement

Date: 25-26 February 2005

Venue: Sanlam Hall, Neelsie, Stellenbosch (Click here for a map)

Schedule:

Saturday 25th February
09h30 1st Round
12h00 Lunch
12h45 2nd Round
15h45 3rd Round

Sunday 26th February
09h30 4th Round
12h00 Lunch
12h45 5th Round
15h45 6th Round
19h15 Prizegiving

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 6½ 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 two(*). Japanese rules will apply.

*: An exception to this rule will be matches played in the African Oza involving a representative from below the bar. Such games will be even games with 6½ points komi.

Time Limits: 1 hour thinking time per player plus Canadian byo-yomi of 15 moves for each 5 minute overtime period.

Fees:
SAGA members and non resident foreign players: R50 (students R25; scholars R15)
Non–members(*): R70
Late registration fee: R20

*: Note that non-members can join SAGA for 2006 at the tournament to qualify for the cheaper rates. The membership fee for 2006 is R80,00 (R35,00 for full time tertiary students; R20.00 for primary or secondary school pupils).

Registration: Please register by contacting Steve Kroon by email or phoning him (084 458 8062) as early as possible. The deadline for entries is 15h00, Wednesday 22 February. After this date, a late registration fee will be payable in addition to the basic tournament fee.

The strongest African players that have registered by 12h00 on Friday, 17th February, and have not already been invited to participate in the African Oza, will qualify to participate in the African Oza if they wish. There are 9 such berths available. Note that the first round of the African Oza takes place on the evening of Friday, 24 February, so if you wish to take part, you need to be able to make the first round that night, or accept a default loss in the first round.

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

1)SA Open Champion (Julius Paulu).
2)SA Open Youth Champion (MacMahon score / age) (Sipho Mampe).
3)SA Open Veteran Champion (MacMahon score x age) (Paul Edwards).
4)SA Open African Players Champion (Players with the highest MacMahon scores who are of African descent or born in Africa and consider themselves to be African are eligible) (Julius Paulu).

Other prizes: Prizes will be awarded in three or four different strength categories depending on the number of participants. There will also be prizes for Best Lady and Best Student.

Currently registered

This is an informal part of the page, so that you can see what your registration status is.

The following players have been registered so far:

Christina Auret
Rory Beling
Ben Bredenkamp
Florian Breuer
Bernard Broens
Sakkie Buys
Pablo Casado
Victor Chow (African Oza defending champion)
Andre Connell
Wim Conradie
Andrew Davies
Steven Dawson
Louis de Jager
Paul Edwards
Michael Frylinck
Ben Gale
Leander Gaum (Gauteng Oza ticket)
James Gelant
Welile Gogotshe
Andre Heydenrych
Carle Joubert
Aketa Katsuyuki (not SA citizen)
Steve Kroon
Andries Kruger
Cheng Lai (Gauteng Oza ticket)
Sipho Mampe
Reinhardt Messerschmidt
Julius Paulu
Manitra Razafindrabe (Malagasy representative)
David Richfield
Lloyd Rubidge
Konrad Scheffler
Jaco Swanepoel
Tristen Taylor
Fouad Tehhani (Moroccan representative)
Mory Traore (Ivory Coast Oza representative)
Hugo van der Merwe
Chris Welsh
Aki Zhou (not SA citizen)

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