Foreign Tournament Diary

"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:



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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



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We have received the following announcement from the IGF:



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Pandanet European Go Team Championship

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.



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The official announcement has now been made by the IGF, with the following additional information about the events:

  • Men’s Individual (maximum of 5 players per country)
  • Women’s Individual (maximum of 5 players per country)
  • Pair (maximum of 2 pairs per country)
  • Team of 3 players (maximum of 2 teams per country)
  • Youth (maximum of 5 players per country)

Since we wish to announce our team as soon as possible, to allow for early hotel and travel bookings at favourable rates, please contact Jon Diamond by Wednesday 6th June to register an entry for a specific event or events. Entries received after this date will only be accepted by Council in exceptional circumstances.

Now that the schedule is announced those who have already expressed their interest in participating still need to indicate which events they wish to be considered for.



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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.



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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



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If you register for next year European Go Congress in Bonn by the end of this year, you can still take advantage of a reduced registration fee.



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Pandanet Go European Team Championship
Pandanet
27 September 2011 - 1 June 2012

The British team for this year's team event, starting on 27th September, is (in Rating List order as of 8th September):



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