Turkey seem to be our strongest opposition in League C the Pandanet European Go Team Championship.
We're playing them tonight, starting at the unusually early time of 7pm, so why don't you all come and watch on Pandanet IGS? We've managed to put out our strongest team, so cross your fingers...
We've just been informed that the 1st Zhu Gang Cup World Team Go Championship will be held from 19th to 26th December 2013 in Guangzhou City, Guang Dong province in China. The competition is composed of three kinds of teams: Seeded teams (China, Japan, Korea and Chinese Taipe), Wild Card teams (China, Japan and Korea) and Non-seeded teams.
"We are pleased to announce that we are going to hold the 10th World Students Go Oza Championship from Feb 25 to March 1 in 2013 in Tokyo, Japan.
To select 16 students to proceed the championship in Tokyo, we are going to have two preliminary rounds on the Internet. Please read the following page for details. http://igooza.nikkei.co.jp/students/11th/index-we.htm Here is the entry form:
Next year's European Go Congress is to be held in Poland.
The BGA has been allocated 4 discount vouchers (100€, 50€, 2 x 25€) to be awarded to people who may wish to attend but are in a position of financial hardship.
However, if you are awarded a voucher, you need to enter the Congress by December 15 this year.
If you believe you qualify, and wish to appl
We have received the following announcement from the IGF:
We've just been notified that the 3rd Pandanet Go European Team Championship will start soon, the first rounds to be played in September 2012. The previous two years have been very successful and the finals were hard-fought and exciting. The format will be the same: League games played on the Pandanet IGS and the finals in the EGC 2013 in Olsztyn, Poland.
The official announcement has now been made by the IGF, with the following additional information about the events:
The latest, still preliminary, information we now have is:
Date: August 13-23 2012 (opening ceremony on August 9)
Venue: Grand Palais Lille, Lille, France
Eligibility: Amateur players nominated by the go organisations to which they belong. Nominations must be submitted to the tournament office by July 30.
The International Mind Sports Association have made the following announcement:
"IMSA is pleased to announce that the 2nd World Mind Sports Games will be held in Lille (France) at Lille Grand Palais - 9th to 23rd August 2012.
Lille is a training base of the London 2012 Olympic Games and consequently a consistent choice for IMSA in organizing its 2nd edition there, together with the four fo