The development of Hong Kong Othello… detail in Chinese
HKOA president and founding member Tsoi Chun Yip.
Founding member Wong Ka Hang Kevin. Also the creator of Mimosa (GUI client for GGS server).
Founding member Mak Wai Tung Thomas.
Current Hong Kong Othello Association was founded in 1999 by Wong Ka Hang Kevin (Sheep), Tsoi Chun Yip (Yip) & Mak Wai Tung Thomas (Disco).
97 Apple Chess Tournament
Katie Wu won the Apple Chess champion at aged 14 in 1997.
Former Hong Kong Othello Association was established on 1st August 1995 by Mr. Wong Chi Wah.
Othello became popular in Hong Kong after the promotional board game “Apple Chess” which was used in an advertising campaign for Apple jeans in 1977 .
The game of Othello was defined and patented by Goro Hasegawa in Japan in 1971.
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Englishmen Lewis Waterman and John W. Mollett both claim to have invented the game of Reversi in 1883.