Tournament Name: 
Online Leagues
Venue: 
KGS
Tournament Date: 
6 December 2011

I intend to close the current online league seasons at midday on Saturday 17th December 2011.

This will represent the end of the third season of the team league and the first proper season of the Individual League.

Not all the matches in the team league have been finished, however in nearly all cases I believe the outcome will be fair if I declare all the outstanding games to be drawn.





Last updated Wed Dec 07 2011. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

This summarises the major discussions and actions from the BGA Council meeting 6th November 2011 and preceding discussions:





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Tournament Name: 
Edinburgh Christmas
Venue: 
Edinburgh
Tournament Date: 
3 December 2011

No weather problems this year, unlike in in 2010 which delayed that edition until February. Yunlong Liu (3d Stirling) was the best of the 24 players attending, with Boris Mitrovic (1k Edinburgh) the runner-up on 3 wins.





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Tournament Name: 
West Surrey Handicap
Venue: 
Burpham
Tournament Date: 
3 December 2011

Ten years after previously winning, Malcolm Hagan won the West Surrey Handicap Tournament. This was probably the last ever such event, with only the support of 13 players meaning it is not worth continuing. Malcolm (7k Winchester) beat Roger Daniel (6k London) in the final to win all 4 games. Also winning 3 were Ed Blockley (5k Worcester) and Colin Maclennan (10k Twickenham).





Last updated Sat Dec 03 2011. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

Information correct at time of posting - check the Tournament Calendar for latest

Information now archived





Last updated Sun Dec 23 2012. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

There is some nice publicity for go in this week’s edition of Ariel (the BBC staff magazine which also goes outside the BBC to some people in the wider media industry).

The article is about Alison Bexfield's participation in the World Amateur Pair Go Tournament, made the top half of page 4 and included a nice picture of her by a goban.





Last updated Wed Nov 23 2011. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Tournament Name: 
University College Cork
Venue: 
University College Cork
Tournament Date: 
19 November 2011 - 20 November 2011

23 players graced Cork with their presence this year. The tournament took place in the rather beautiful main campus of University College Cork. Top of the bunch was Kim Ouweleen, 3d, from Amsterdam, with a perfect 5/5. In second place was Ian Davis, 1d, who edged out Spain's Matei Garcia, 4k, on tiebreak, despite his 5/5 score. Also scoring 5/5 was Thomas Shanahan, 15k, from Galway.





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We are almost at the halfway point now of 2011's Shodan Challenge. I'd like to take this opportunity to appeal for any dan players who are interested in becoming mentors to come forward, as there is an unfortunate lack of such mentors available, meaning some strong kyu players have not been able to have a mentor.





Last updated Sun Nov 20 2011. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Tournament Name: 
International Amateur Pair Go Championship
Venue: 
Tokyo
Tournament Date: 
19 November 2011 - 20 November 2011

The British Pair of Alison and Simon Bexfield topped the group on 2 wins to come 17th in the 22nd IAPGC. They beat pairs from Philippines and Spain, but lost to Korea and two Japanese pairs. For the 6th time in a row Korea won, with Chinese Taipei in second this time. The top European pairs were Hungary in 9th and Czechia in 12th, both with 3 wins.





Last updated Fri Nov 25 2011. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

Partly due to Facebook's decision to archive our group, like many other groups, and also the death of Xinyi Lu, who was managing the old group information, we've decided to open a new Facebook page.

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