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Pandanet Go European Team Championship 2016/2017

United Kingdom

Andrew Simons

1: Andrew Simons

  • Pandanet account: Uberdude
  • Go career: Started Summer 2005. Went to China for Go holiday 2007 went from 1d to 3d. Been going downhill since =)
  • Club / city: Cambridge
  • Rank: 4 dan
  • Profession: Computer nerd
  • Year of birth: 1985


2: Charlie Hibbert

  • Pandanet account: Elehat
  • Go career: I currently have a trophy from Cambridge Trigantius in my room. Otherwise not much to say really; started in 2007, started tournaments in 2015.
  • Club / city: Central London
  • Rank: 3 dan
  • Profession: Actuary
  • Year of birth: 1988


3: Bruno Poltronieri

  • Pandanet account: FrenchDude
  • Go career: Started in December 2008. I went to Experience Go in China 2011 and Osaka Go Camp 2015.
  • Club / city: Cambridge
  • Rank: 3 dan
  • Profession: Software Engineer
  • Year of birth: 1993


Sandy Taylor

4: Sandy Taylor (Captain)

  • Pandanet account: afar
  • Club / city: Bristol
  • Rank: 3 dan
  • Year of birth: 1989


5: Des Cann

  • Pandanet account: Shuko
  • Go career: Won many UK tournaments. Represented UK several times in World Amateur Championship.
  • Club / city: London
  • Rank: 3 dan
  • Profession: Computer Consultant
  • Year of birth: 1956
  • Comment: Won many UK tournaments. Represented UK several times in World Amateur Championship.


6: Alex Kent

  • Pandanet account: saraneth
  • Club / city: Bristol
  • Rank: 3 dan
  • Profession: Software Engineer
  • Year of birth: 1989


Daniel Hu

7: Daniel Hu

  • Pandanet account: mathmo
  • Rank: 3 dan
  • Year of birth: 1995


8: Jon Diamond

  • Pandanet account: mumps
  • Go career: Learnt 1961 at school. 1 dan in 1965, British Champion 1965-1977 (see http://www.britgo.org/bchamp/history) finally achieving promotion to 6 dan and best place 3rd in the European Championship. Represented the UK in the 1st World Amateur in 1979 and the 1st World Mind Sports Games in 2008. Founded Cambridge University club in 1965 (see http://www.societies.cam.ac.uk/cugos/) and British Go Journal in 1967, editor until 1972 (see http://www.britgo.org/history/bgj.html). Served on the Council of the British Go Association in the 1960/70s and was elected President in 2009. See http://senseis.xmp.net/?JonDiamond
  • Rank: 3 dan
  • Profession: Retired
  • Year of birth: 1947


Tim Hunt

9: Tim Hunt

  • Pandanet account: timhunt
  • Go career: I started playing when I was at Cambridge University, over 20 years ago, and of course once you have started playing a game as good as Go, you never stop. I now work as a computer programmer at the Open University (http://www.open.ac.uk) doing development on Moodle (https://moodle.org).
  • Club / city: Milton Keynes
  • Rank: 2 dan
  • Profession: Software developer
  • Year of birth: 1973


10: Jamie Taylor

  • Pandanet account: gloooomph
  • Rank: 1 dan


11: Toby Manning

  • Pandanet account: TobyM
  • Rank: 1 dan
  • Year of birth: 1960


12: Chris Bryant

  • Pandanet account: SimbaRules
  • Go career: Started playing in 2011 while at university. Still waiting on my first tournament victory - fingers crossed it won't be too much longer... :)
  • Club / city: St. Albans
  • Rank: 1 kyu
  • Profession: Software Engineer
  • Year of birth: 1990