This summarises the major discussions and actions from the BGA Council meeting 11th March 2012 and preceding discussions:





Last updated Fri May 25 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: 
20 May 2012

We won our final match of the season against Denmark 3-1, meaning we will finish in 4th or 5th place, depending on the results of the other games in the final round; better than last year when we finished 7th. Watch http://pandanet-igs.com/communities/euroteamchamps/ for final details.

In round 9 Chong Han won on board 1 against Kasper Ho





Last updated Mon May 21 2012. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Tournament Name: 
Bracknell
Venue: 
Wokingham
Tournament Date: 
20 May 2012

Andrew Kay, 4d South London, added a ninth title to his current collection by winning the Bracknell Tournament. Only one other player won all three games and that was Daniel Peace, 12k Oxford. Jil Segerman won the 13x13 with 2/2 and Jim Clare won the problem competition as the only entry. The Black Rabbits won the team prize and Paul Barnard won the caption competition.





Last updated Sun May 20 2012. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Tournament Name: 
World Amateur
Venue: 
Guangzhou
Tournament Date: 
13 May 2012 - 16 May 2012

The 33rd World Amateur has ended in Guangzhou in China.





Last updated Mon Jun 11 2012. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Tournament Name: 
Bar-Low
Venue: 
Cambridge
Tournament Date: 
6 May 2012

Central London's Florian Borchers (3k) won the Cambridge Bar-Low on tie-break from Roger Daniel (5k Central London) and Juan Leonardo Martinez-Hurtado (5k Cambridge), all on 3 out of 4. The Junior prize went to Melchior Chui (12k) from Cambridge. 11 players took part.

Results





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A draft update to our Trifold flyer has been produced and we'd like your comments on it, before its printed later this year.

The major changes are:

  • Front now reflects the format of the Play Go booklet
  • Membership secretary change
  • Subscription rate changes
  • Introduction of "Brief Rules" section

It's available here.





Last updated Thu May 10 2012. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Tournament Name: 
Candidates'
Venue: 
ISH London
Tournament Date: 
5 May 2012 - 7 May 2012

The Candidates' was held over the May Bank Holiday weekend at ISH in London. 22 players took part. The best players were Andrew Kay (6 wins), Felix Wang (5 wins), Desmond Cann, Andrew Simons, David Ward, Alex Selby, Nick Krempel, Chong Han and Francis Roads (4 wins).





Last updated Fri Feb 14 2014. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

Sam Aitken, currently 4 dan and resident in China since October, will be representing us at the 33rd World Amateur Go Championship being held in Guangzhou, China later this week.

We'd like to specially thank the IGF and the Chinese organisers for allowing this late entry.





Last updated Mon May 07 2012. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

The rules for 2013 have been revised by the BGA Council in May 2012. They will apply to the 2013 and all subsequent championships (until amended), and supersede all previous versions, although informally the changes are mostly effective for 2012.

The statement regarding the rules changes is as follows:





Last updated Thu Mar 07 2013. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

It appears that there has been some serious mis-communications and Matthew Macfadyen, who had been invited to play, turned down the invitation some time ago.

Unfortunately we only discovered this yesterday after seeing the list of players entered.

Francis Roads had been told that he had been nominated as our representative in the event that Matthew wasn't going to play, since he was 2nd in t





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