HELSINKI OPEN 2007 & FINNISH CHAMPIONSHIPS

Published by Jussi Ikonen on 2007-09-06


Hello,

Helsinki Open 2007 will be played in a beach house located in eastern Helsinki (about half an hour from the city of city center). We believe that the beautiful and clean nature with an astonishing sights to the gulf of Finland will provide a perfect atmosphere for the biggest renju event in Helsinki this year.

A taraguchi tournament will be played during the weekend. The event starts at Saturday 12 noon. The tournament will most likely be with 7 or 9 rounds with 30 to 45 minute time control, depending on the number of participants. There is a 10? tournament fee, which we will use to cover the house rent, coffee, small snacks and trophies.

Once again we are proud to welcome all renju friends to this
traditionally friendly event!

More info, help with accommodation and Visa invitations, Please contact: Mr. Jussi Ikonen , jussi@renju.fi , +358407766797

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Finnish Championships, September 2007 (09-01 - 09-02).

Finnish Championships tournament was played in Tampere. 8 Players took part in this round robin Taraguchi tournament.

Results:

Samuli Saarenp?? (5 Dan) 7 points
Kari Haikonen (2 Dan) 6 points
Jussi Ikonen (3 Dan) 4 points
Marko Pellikka (3 Dan) 4 points
Lauri Toivonen (1 Dan) 3,5 points
Risto Teurokoski 2 points
Jari Ikonen 1 point
Markus Laitakari 0,5 point

Samuli won the title for the fourth time, congrats!

With Best Regards,

Jussi


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