April 2012

Francis Roads has written in to remind us that the Castledine-Barnes Trust might be able to give financial support for younger players wishing to attend.

This is available to Under-21 year old players in full time education.

If you're interested please contact Francis Roads directly.





Last updated Tue Apr 24 2012. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Tournament Name: 
British Go Congress
Venue: 
Durham
Tournament Date: 
20 April 2012 - 22 April 2012

There was a pleasingly high turnout for the 2012 British Go Congress, held again in Durham for the first time since 1996.

On the Friday evening, 30 players gathered in the magnificence of Durham School's dining hall, for the British Lightning.





Last updated Wed Apr 25 2012. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Tournament Name: 
British Lightning
Tournament Date: 
20 April 2012

All games played handicap





Last updated Sun Apr 22 2012. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Tournament Name: 
British Open
Tournament Date: 
21 April 2012 - 22 April 2012

Held at the British Go Congress in Durham.

The bar was at 2d. Handicap and no-komi games are in red.





Last updated Fri Apr 12 2013. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

The Nihon Kiin has announced its Summer Go School:

The Summer Go School is the intensive go program for overseas go players which includes workshops, teaching games by pros and go camp.

If you want to get stronger in short time period and want to experience, feel and touch Japanese Go culture, it would be just for you!

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Last updated Fri Apr 20 2012. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Tournament Name: 
Pandanet Go European Team Championship
Tournament Date: 
17 April 2012

Our winning ways came to an end this month with a 2-2 draw against Slovakia.

On board 1 Chong Han was in for a tough game against Pavol Lisy 6d, under-20 European Youth Champion in 2011.





Last updated Wed Apr 18 2012. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Tournament Name: 
London International Teams
Tournament Date: 
15 April 2012

Held at the Nippon Club





Last updated Wed May 09 2012. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Tournament Name: 
London International Teams
Venue: 
Nippon Club
Tournament Date: 
15 April 2012

The spring London International Team Tournament was very closely contested this year with Nippon (3 team wins and 8 individual wins) pipping Cambridge (3 team wins and 7 individual wins) in second and China (2 team wins but 8 individual wins) in third.





Last updated Fri Jun 01 2012. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

Over recent years, a number of articles related to the early history of Go in Britain and Europe have appeared in the British Go Journal; they are collected below:





Last updated Sat Apr 14 2012. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

Playing Capture Go is an excellent way for beginners to learn about the tactical fundamentals of Go. It is one of the first steps after learning the rules of Go.





Last updated Sat Apr 14 2012. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.