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It is with sadness that we have to report the death of another ex-Association Council Member, David Ward, in Cambridge a few days ago.

David Ward will be remembered for his determination to succeed at Go. He was also very generous with his time, being willing to play others, no matter what level they were at.





Last updated Thu Jan 02 2014. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

It is with deep sadness that we have to announce the death of T Mark Hall on Monday after a long illness.

T Mark was a long and faithful servant of the British Go Association, of British Go in general and of World Go through his partnership with John Fairbairn in GoGoD (Games of Go on Disk).





Last updated Thu Dec 12 2013. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

We are pleased to announce that the online Korean Go Server, is sponsoring an Oxford vs Cambridge Match at the London Open.





Last updated Fri Dec 06 2013. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Tournament Name: 
European Team Championship
Venue: 
Pandanet IGS

We're up to three wins out of three now in the European Team Championship. This month our match was against Iceland.

All of the matches were comfortable wins this time, giving us a good 4-0 scoreline to put us top of our division once more.





Last updated Fri Nov 15 2013. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

Les Bock has finally retired as our Archivist after many years in the position.

The Archive is in the process of being transferred to our new Archivist, Barry Chandler, and we'd like to thank Les for his untold years of service.





Last updated Fri Nov 01 2013. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Tournament Name: 
European Team Championship
Venue: 
Pandanet IGS

After a successful start to the season last month against Greece, our UK team played Switzerland in round 2 of the European Team Championship on Tuesday.

Switzerland are one of the toughest teams in our league, but our strongest players stepped up and we managed to secure a great 3-1 victory, including a half-point win by Des Can





Last updated Mon Oct 28 2013. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

British Go Journal 161 is now available publicly and 165 is now available to BGA members online as well as in print.





Last updated Wed Oct 16 2013. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Tournament Name: 
European Team Championship
Venue: 
Pandanet IGS

The European Team Championship started on Tuesday 17th September. Our first match was against Greece.

Greece's team entered was quite a bit weaker than ours, so this was a match we really needed to win if we were to hope for promotion again to the B league after being relegated last season.





Last updated Wed Sep 25 2013. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

The Chinese professional and Vice-Chairman of the Chinese Weiqi Association, Wang Runan (8p), visited the British Museum on Saturday 7th September. He spoke to a lecture theatre containing nearly 100 people interested in Chinese Culture, including some British Go players, on the subject of Weiqi (Go) in Chinese Culture.





Last updated Fri Sep 13 2013. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

We now have agreement to hold a stall at the Mind Sports Festival in Cardiff on September 14-15th. This will be run by the British Go Association in conjunction with the Cardiff Go Club.

There is some information about this and other Mind Sports Festivals here: http://www.mindsportsfestivals.com.





Last updated Fri Sep 06 2013. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
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