The dates and locations for both the Candidates (Warwick University) and the Challengers Leagues (International Students House) this year are now confirmed. Details are available on our Calendar page.

Please note that only limited (and not cheap) on-site accommodation is available for the Candidates, so if you want this please book as soon as possible.





Last updated Fri Jan 24 2014. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

As part of the effort related to the European Youth Go Championship in Bognor Regis we've organised a Learn to Play Go day at the Fishbourne Centre in West Sussex on 8th March.

Please feel free to invite anyone to drop in between 10am and 3pm (experienced players also welcome).





Last updated Fri Jan 24 2014. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

We're please to be able to report that GoGoD is now back online, after a period of down-time, but at a different location:

After spending so many years on the GoGoD database, T Mark Hall was naturally keen that his legacy should endure.





Last updated Wed Jan 22 2014. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Tournament Name: 
Maidenhead
Venue: 
Hitachi
Tournament Date: 
18 January 2014

Toby Manning (2d Leicester) won the Maidenhead Tournament with a surprise win over Andrew Simons (4d Cambridge) in the last round. Also winning all three games to claim two prizes were: Francis Roads (1d Wanstead), Paul Barnard (1k Swindon), Adam Heslop (4k Edinburgh), Malcolm Walker (7k No Club), Daniel Peace (9k Oxford), Colin Lee (11k North London) and Charlotte Bexfield (16k Letchworth).





Last updated Sun Jan 19 2014. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

It has been confirmed that two Japanese Professionals, Chizu Kobayashi 5p and Masaki Minematsu 6p are to visit the European Youth and British Go Congress over the weekend of Feb 28/March 3.

During the preceding week they will visit Oxford Go Club, and during the following week Chizu Kobayashi will visit Edinburgh Go Club.





Last updated Fri Jan 17 2014. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

The printed issue of British Go Journal 166 should now be with our members (in the UK) and is also available online via the MEMBERS AREA.

British Go Journal 162 is now publicly available, in addition to all previous issues.





Last updated Sat Jan 11 2014. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

Some of you will have been aware that T Mark Hall, who died in December, left a bequest to British Go in his will.





Last updated Sat Jan 11 2014. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

The British Go Association will again be demonstrating Go at the London Anime and Gaming Con on Sunday 9th February. If you like anime, manga, cosplaying or video games you’ll enjoy London Anime and Gaming Con.





Last updated Wed Jan 08 2014. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

Playing Go in a sumo ring

Since I have moved to England in Autumn 2012, I have played more Go tournaments than I would have ever thought of. One day in Spring 2013 I logged on to an online Go platform and read about the Osaka Go camp August 2013 in Japan.





Last updated Thu Jan 09 2014. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

Congratulations to Oscar Selby, 7 kyu from Epsom, for winning the 2013 Youth Grand Prix with an outstanding 1411 points - more than twice the number of his next challenger!

Second came Edmund Smith, 15 kyu from Milton (Cambridge), with 702 points and third was Melchior Chui, 12 kyu from Cambridge, with 499 points.

Full details for 2013 are here

Cash prizes to t





Last updated Thu Jan 02 2014. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
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