Klas Almroth (4d), pride of the Goeteborg go club, has won his first Swedish Championship. Klas began the three-day tournament (May 18-20) by winning his first five games, including two wins over Jakob Bing (2d) in rounds four and five. He then took a bye in the sixth and final round, and finished one tie-breaking point ahead of John Karlsson (4d), who had lost to Jakob in round three. Jakob took third place.
The tournament was hosted by the Linkoeping go club, whose Erik Ouchterlony (3d) took fourth place.