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.





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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:





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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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The 2012 AGM was held at the University of Durham Students Union on 21st April 2012.





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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.





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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.





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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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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.





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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.





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Tournament Name: 
Thames Valley Team Tournament
Venue: 
Burpham
Tournament Date: 
9 April 2012

The Wanstead team of Francis Roads, Adan Mordcovich, Richard Leedham-Green and Roger Daniel only lost one game to win the Thames Valley Team Tournament. Second was the home team, West Surrey, with Bracknell third and Lottie's Lovers from Swindon fourth.

Results





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