The BGA is to run the European Youth Go Championship 2014. It is being held on the weekend of 28th to 31st March 2014 at Butlin's in Bognor Regis, West Sussex. Young players from all over Europe are expected to attend and compete in three age categories.
We have a number of back numbers of Go World.
The game records used by Michael Redmond 9p at his UK teaching events between 30/03/13 and 05/04/13 have been made available as zipped files.
The fifth season of the BGA Online League is now under way.
To balance the divisions out, I have moved Belfast and Billericay up to division 1, Glasgow up to division 2 and then done the draw for matches in each division.
As last year there are two matches between each pair of teams, a notional "home" and "away" match.
Due to a venue problem, the Trigantius has now moved from the Sunday to Saturday 9th March. Same details otherwise.
Full PDFs for issues 157 and 158 are now available online
Between March 31 and April 7 Michael Redmond, professional 9 dan, will be visiting the UK. Michael was born in the USA. but has been living in Japan for several years.
Michael will be hosting several events during that week.
The winners of the first Grand Prix for Double Digit Kyu players has been announced. Top player who started in the 10k - 19k range was Colin Maclennan and the top player who started in the range 20k-40k was Edmund Smith. They receive vouchers to Guo Juan's Internet Go School as prizes.
Please can I remind people that we will be closing off the current online league season on
Monday 31st December 2012 at 12 noon
Please try to get your outstanding games in wherever possible before then.
If you want to play the previous week, go right ahead, you will find it far more stimulating than the endless TV repeats and far less fattening than a further helping of plum pudding.
It is with regret that Council have decided to discontinue the Individual League.
So few games have been played that the results of the league would be meaningless.
We have therefore closed the current season and have consigned the league table as it currently stands to history.