Games played between BGA members may be submitted via firstname.lastname@example.org  to the EGF rating system, rated as Class C, provided they conform to the following guidelines:
Note: This specifically excludes Internet games and games played in private. Also note that inclusion of games is ultimately at the discretion of the BGA.
Everything else is at the players' discretion. Note, in particular:
Individual game results should be sent by email to (email@example.com ), in the following form:
LOCATION Ben Nevis DATE 03/11/09 MAIN TIME 30 OVERTIME 30/5 BLACK Family-name Given-name Grade WHITE Family-name Given-name Grade HCAP 3 stones KOMI 7.5 RESULT B/W/J
Games will be collected into regional ladder tournaments and submitted to the EGF.
Clubs or other groups of BGA members can run Ladder events which are just class C mini tournaments. Preferred formats are Swiss, Swiss Handicap, Round Robin, Round Robin Handicap or McMahon. The game results should be entered into the GoDraw program after the event if need be to produce a tournament file which is then sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. You must also include the following information:
ORGANISER Jolly Joe LOCATION Ben Nevis DATE 03/11/09 MAIN TIME 30 OVERTIME None
Canadian type overtime is of course accepted, including the accelerated variety as well as sudden death.
All these ladder events will appear in the rating list as the tournament Ladder identified by Location.