Tournaments are an essential part of the UK Go calendar
, but nearly all are organised by autonomous Go clubs rather than by the BGA itself. The various British Championship
and other British Championships, UK Go Challenge
, British Open and the London Open are the main exceptions; being organised by, or on behalf of, the Association.
The Tournaments Committee exists to promote and co-ordinate all tournaments, except those specifically designed for youths, which are covered by the Youth Committee.
Normally, we provide help and advice on the timing of tournaments and will list tournament details on the our web site. Association-owned equipment (boards, stones, clocks, draw program and computer) may be loaned for tournaments and a guide for tournament organisers
is provided. See the job descriptions of the Tournament Co-ordinator and the Tournament Equipment Co-ordinator for more details.
We also provide a results service
which feeds into our Player Ratings List
Online tournaments are now organised by the Association and are expected to grow in importance in the future.
Last updated Sat Jun 20 2015. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.