p> This year the Pair Go Championships, the 20th, were held again at the Foxcombe Lodge Hotel, Boars Hill near Oxford, thanks to new proprietor Gary Adams. Last year's winners Kirsty Healey and Matthew Macfadyen lost in round two to Alison and Simon Bexfield, but Alison and Simon lost the final.
We are pleased to announce that scans of all old British Go Journals are now online in our archive in PDF format, with the exception of those published in the last 12 months.
The project to convert these old BGJs into more useful formats, e.g. text articles with SGF files for games etc.
Another tranche of scans of very old British Go Journals in PDF format has been added to the website.
This means that we now have a complete run from issue 0 to issue 133 inclusive.
We have been invited by Alexander Dinerchtein to participate in an online match on KGS against his Insei League.
The match is at 9pm Russian time (that's 6pm BST) on Saturday 22nd May - sorry about the shortness of notice.
15-30 players from 10K upwards will be playing.
The Shodan Challenge is the BGA's one-to-one mentoring scheme where kyu players are encouraged to improve with a personalised course of dedicated study. If you're a BGA member and a kyu player (of any strength) who would like to improve, sign up now!
A new Website Guide has been created, incorporating various previous pages that described aspects of our website.
The main changes in this new document reflect the introduction of Drupal as the Content Management System and the use of some of its new facilities.
"Why Go?" broadcast Thursday 13th May 2010 at 11:30 am on BBC Radio 4.
p> 42 players took part in the Bracknell Tournament held again at the community centre in Woosehill, Wokingham. Winner was Felix Wang who beat previous winner Jon Diamond in the last round. Felix became the first holder of the new trophy given in memory of former organiser Clive Hendrie
A very successful weekend for some 18 of the strongest British Go players was held at the Village Hall and Kirsty and Matthew Macfadyen's house in Barford.
The Icelandic Volcanic plume that on the Thursday disrupted our travel plans for Guo Juan, who lives in Amsterdam, and created some panic for the organisers.