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Pandanet Go European Team Championship 2018/2019

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: Bruno Poltronieri

  • Pandanet account: FrenchDude
  • Go career: Started in December 2008. I went to Experience Go in China 2011 and Osaka Go Camp 2015. Attended KPMC in 2017.
  • Club / city: Cambridge
  • Rank: 3 dan
  • Profession: Software Engineer
  • Year of birth: 1993


3: 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: 3 dan
  • Profession: Software Engineer
  • Year of birth: 1990


4: Alex Kent

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


5: 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


Sandy Taylor

6: Sandy Taylor (Captain)

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


Des Cann

7: Des Cann

  • Pandanet account: Shuko
  • Go career: Learnt to play in 1974. Won many UK tournaments. Represented UK many times. Peaked at 5 Dan but don't play enough to maintain. Still play at that level on Dragon server.
  • Club / city: Ashford
  • Rank: 3 dan
  • Profession: IT Consultant
  • Year of birth: 1956


Tim Hunt

8: 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


9: Jamie Taylor

  • Pandanet account: gloooomph
  • Rank: 1 dan


Joanne Leung

10: Joanne Leung

  • Pandanet account: joannel
  • Rank: 2 dan
  • Profession: Student
  • Year of birth: 1995


11: Toby Manning

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


12: Jonathan McManus

  • Pandanet account: Teddy
  • Rank: 2 kyu