The bar was at 3k. Handicap and no-komi games are in red.
20th - 22nd August 2006
(Based on BGJ article "100 Not Out" by Tony Atkins)
Before 1980 there was little organised to cater for go in British schools. There were school clubs in the 1970s at St. Helen's, Bolton and other places, which included some quite strong players. Brian Castledine learnt go whilst at school in Nottingham and when he tragically died in 1979 a trust was set up in his memory.
The bar was at 1k. Handicap and no-komi games are in red.
The Toyota Tour or Toyota European Go Tour is a grand prix circuit of 12 events. It started in 1999, replacing the Fujitsu Grand Prix of Europe. Each year there are five regular major events and other events join in with a two or three year rotation. Prize money is provided to each event and points are earned towards the grand prix prizes, which are awarded after the final event, which is the Paris Tournament. Leaders in the points can get subsidy to attend the finals, especially if they are from east Europe or are juniors. From 2004 it
These short explanatory pieces were written for the British Go Journal by Tony Atkins, who wrote "Recently I received a letter from a BGA member who had risen to nearly dan level, but confessed to knowing little about the Go scene in Japan and elsewhere in the far east.
This is the alphabetical version of the index to Tony Atkins' "In the Dark?" British Go Journal articles. The main index, grouped by subject, is here.
This trust is the only trust fund supporting travel and equipment costs of needy youth Go players.
This time "In the Dark?" describes the various rule sets that are in use around the world. The series "Get Strong at Scoring" that ran in the Journal looked at some of the counting methods in use. More details of each rule set can be found in the book "Go Player's Almanac 2001" available from the BGA, price £22.