In the UK we held our first qualifying event for Pair Go in Hyde Park as part of the 1991 Japanese Festival. Since 1995 we have held an annual British Pair Go Championships (BPGC) which has become one the best events on the Go calendar. It is always held in a pleasant hotel, nowadays in a hotel in the Oxfordshire countryside.
The bar was at 2d. Handicap and no-komi games are in red.
The BGA Council's decision to adopt AGA-style rules was approved with no opposition by the AGM held at Hastings on 05/04/2008.
This is a summary of the AGA rules of play as interpreted by the BGA and is intended to highlight the main differences from previous rules used.
Wheneveryou pass you must hand a 'pass stone' to your opponent as a prisoner.
You must not play so as to re-create a previous board position that you created on a previous play.
This is not a complete Rule Set; it is just a short guide to how to play using the AGA Rules.
For a fuller set of rules see the AGA Summary.
Play as normal apart from:
Saturday 17th November 2007