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It is with great sadness that we have to report that Gerry died on Monday 14 November after a year battling cancer.

As you all know his grade was 1 dan, achieved in 1986, but much more importantly he was our Bookseller for more than 10 years.





Last updated Wed Jan 09 2013. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

It is with regret that we have to report the very tragic death of Xinyi Lu at the age of 26.

He was not just a Go player, but also an organiser and promoter of the game, being a BGA Council member from 2007 to 2010.

Xinyi died in an accident, while on holiday in China, at the beginning of October.





Last updated Fri Nov 11 2011. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Tournament Name: 
British Championship

On Sunday 16th January, Matthew Macfadyen beat Vanessa Wong in the fourth game of the 2010 British Championship match. This put Matthew 3-1 ahead in the 5-game match. Matthew is therefore the 2010 British Champion.





Last updated Mon Jan 17 2011. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

Congratulations to Roella Smith who held on to her lead to win the 2010 Youth Grand Prix. Jamie Taylor held on to second, and Roella's younger sister Kelda managed to get third place, just beating Barney Shiu.

Final results





Last updated Wed Dec 19 2012. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Tournament Name: 
London Open
Venue: 
International Students House, London

The London Open runs from 28th to 31st December. Watch the board 1 games live on Pandanet (IGS) - look for user LondonPGEC.

Don't forget that in addition to the London Open we're hosting the Man vs Machine Challenge match between John Tromp and the computer run by Darren Cook, starting on 28th December, to decide the winner of a $1000 bet made in 1997.





Last updated Tue Dec 28 2010. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Tournament Name: 
Online League Season 2
Venue: 
KGS
Tournament Date: 
1 May 2010 - 18 December 2010

The second season of the online team league has now been concluded.

Congratulations to Dundee on winning the Championship - the eventual outcome depended on a game between Yohei Negi and Yangran Zhang played on 15th December, won by Yohei for Dundee over CLGC A who came a close second with Edinburgh not far behind.

In Division 2 Billericay Dickies just clinched the title on "goal difference"





Last updated Sat Dec 18 2010. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Venue: 
National Space Centre, Leicester

At the Extraordinary General Meeting of the BGA that approved the 2009 accounts, Gerry Mills was presented with a portrait of himself painted by Go player and artist Jiri Keller.





Last updated Wed Jan 09 2013. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Venue: 
KGS

Javaness-rus172 (1-0)
cobweb - arlequ1 (0-1)
grimleaper-adoreme (0-1)
DragonWolf-stradetch (1-0)
philcredo-veinarde (0-1)
covalent-srgey (0-1)
appleeye-coconutty (0-1)
bahareh-targund (0-1)
idleparty-tarutius (1-0)
toadwarble-tanhil (0-1)

Insei League won 7:3!

Time limits WERE 30 min, 30 sec/5 times





Last updated Mon May 24 2010. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Venue: 
Barford, Warwickshire
Tournament Date: 
17 April 2010 - 18 April 2010

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.





Last updated Tue Apr 20 2010. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

Congratulations to Matthew Macfadyen for scoring the most Stacey Points in the year up to the Congress. He scored 38 points for top-group tournament wins. This was four more than last year's winner, Yohei Negi, who came second.

Full details





Last updated Tue Apr 13 2010. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
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