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Reversi was invented by an Englishman in the 19th century. Japanese game enthusiast Hasegawa Goro(長谷川五郎) developed the modern rules of it in about 1970, and named it ®Othello. In China the China Othello Federation was founded on May 1, 2002. Tournaments were held in Guangzhou, Shanghai, Beijing, Tianjin, Chongqing, and etc. to speed up the development of Othello in mainland China.

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5th Tianjin Othello Open (Upcoming)NEW

  • Date: May 2, 2014
  • Venue: Cadres Training Center of Tianjin University of Finance & Economics
    No. 27 Zhujiang Road, Hexi District, Tianjin
  • Format:
    Qualifying round: 7 rounds Swiss system, 2 X 20 mins
    Semifinal games: 2 X 30 mins
    Final games: 2 X 30 mins
  • Contact: Yuqilin (QQ: 178954429), or us
  • Signup Fee: 100 CNY / Students: 0 CNY
  • Schedule:
    09:00 - 09:20 Sign in
    09:40 - 12:00 Round 1-3
    12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
    13:10 - 16:20 Round 4-7
    16:40 - 18:50 Semifinal games & Final games
China Othello Studio 2014

1st China Othello Studio Championship NEW

  • Date: Feb. 5, 2014
  • Venue: Yihe Chess & Poker Room
    Room 102, Bldg 1, Guanyun Li, Qixiangtai Road, Heping District, Tianjin
  • Format:
    Qualifying round: 7 rounds Swiss system, 2 X 20 mins
    Semifinal games: 2 X 25 mins
    Final games: 2 X 25 mins
  1. Heibai Conan (WANG Wei)
  2. Kongxinshu (CHEN Xu)
  3. CN1997 (GUO Yiming)
  4. 4.SHA Lei

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WThor

The WThor Database is a database of Othello transcripts created by FFO. This is a game from 1993 Match Thor-Balder (prg).


Strategy

Strategy Guide, by Emmanuel Lazard & the FFO

Othello: A Minute to Learn... A Lifetime to Master, by Brian Rose


Computer Othello

Some articles about the computer Othello. (In Chinese)


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