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1998

The 3rd Soweto Go Championship, hosted by the Dobsonville Go club, supported by SAGA, and sponsored by ABB, was held at the Dobsonville Admin Offices on 17 May 1998.

The results were as follows:
1st: Julius Paulu (4k)
2nd: Sipho Mampe (5k)
3rd: Thabo Motswiri
4th: Boitumelo Lekabe (13k)
5th: Sello Mokgotsi
Highest placed woman: Boitumelo Lekabe (13k)

Complete results and notes on prizes and tournament structure follow:

5 round Swiss, no handicaps. Used Gerlach program.

Prizes: 1st: R200 + miniature trophy
        2nd: R150 + silver medal
        3rd: R100 + bronze medal
        4th-8th: medals
        Best female (Boitumelo LEKABE): R100 + gold medal
        Lucky draw: R50

Final results were as follows:

Pl. Name                 Str Cl. MMS   1    2    3    4    5   Pt  SOS  SOSOS
  1 PAULO, Julius         5k ?    5    6+   5+   8+   7+   2+  5    17    78
  2 MAMPE, Sipho          5k ?    4   16+   3+   9+   4+   1-  4    18    70
  3 MOTSWIRI, Thabo       5k ?    4   10+   2-   6+  15+  12+  4    15    72
  4 LEKABE, Boitumelo     5k ?    4   22+  12+  13+   2-  11+  4    14    69
  5 MOKGOSI, Sello        5k ?    4   13+   1-  24+  14+   7+  4    14    68
  6 MAPUTLE, Refilwe      5k ?    3    1-  10+   3-  21+  17+  3    16    65
  7 MOKOTO, Thabo         5k ?    3   20+  19+  11+   1-   5-  3    16    64
  8 SEBEGWE, Ntise        5k ?    3   21+  17+   1-  11-  14+  3    14    62
  9 LEMEKE, Thabis        5k ?    3   15+  14+   2-  10-  19+  3    13    65
    MNGUNI, Steven        5k ?    3    3-   6-  25+   9+  15+  3    13    65
 11 SUPING, Kabelo        5k ?    3   18+  25+   7-   8+   4-  3    13    64
 12 GOGOTSI, Welile       5k ?    3   23+   4-  18+  17+   3-  3    13    62
 13 SEBITLO, Thabo        5k ?    3    5-  23+   4-  20+  16+  3    13    60
 14 SETLHARE, Lesego      5k ?    2   25+   9-  22+   5-   8-  2    12    62
 15 LEKABE, Lucky         5k ?    2    9-  26+  19+   3-  10-  2    12    59
 16 LEKABE, Mamiki        5k ?    2    2-  22-  23+  18+  13-  2    11    65
 17 NHLAPO, Bongani       5k ?    2   26+   8-  20+  12-   6-  2    11    61
 18 GOGOTSE, Nathi        5k ?    2   11-  21+  12-  16-  24+  2    11    56
 19 LEKABE, Tebogo        5k ?    2   24+   7-  15-  22+   9-  2    10    63
 20 BALOYI, Boyboy        5k ?    2    7-  24+  17-  13-  23+  2    10    61
 21 MVELASE, Makosini     5k ?    2    8-  18-  26+   6-  22+  2     9    61
 22 LEOPENG, Karabo       5k ?    1    4-  16+  14-  19-  21-  1    12    56
 23 LEKGOWE, Godfrey      5k ?    1   12-  13-  16-  25+  20-  1    11    56
 24 MOSESE, Vincent       5k ?    1   19-  20-   5-  26+  18-  1    10    53
 25 LEKABE, Semakaleng    5k ?    1   14-  11-  10-  23-  26+  1     9    57
 26 MOENG, Thomas         5k ?    0   17-  15-  21-  24-  25-  0     8    51

Notes:
The strength field was not used - all set to 5k - because irrelevant with Swiss.
The winner is in fact about 4k strength, and the bottom few players about 30k.

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