Announcement

With this posting the BGA Facebook Group is now showing the continuing News Feed from the BGA website.

For those of you on Facebook you now have an alternative way of keeping up to date with British Go News - just follow the BGA group.



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

Reminder to BGA members:

The 31st December deadline for submitting proposals for consideration at the 2011 AGM is nearly here.



Last updated Thu Jan 03 2013. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

The BGA Book Seller is ceasing activities at the end of December 2010. Current arrangements are valid for orders received by 18th December 2010.



Last updated Tue Nov 30 2010. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

The European Go Federation has announced an international team championship, with one team of a maximum of 12 players per country (matches will be 4 boards), to be played on the Internet with the final top 4 countries playing the finals at the European Go Congress in Bordeaux in 2011.



Last updated Thu Oct 28 2010. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

It was announced today that initial contracts for the 2nd World Mind Sports Games to be held in Manchester from 12th to 25 August 2012 have now been signed.

It is expected that there will be at least as many Go events as in the 1st WMSG in Beijing in 2008.

It is understood that Poker may be becoming provisional members of the IMSA and participating in these games.

(Subsequently it was swi



Last updated Tue May 15 2012. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

Following the recent decision of Council, the current season of the Online League has been extended to the end of the year as it has proved difficult to get matches played over the summer.

The next season will start on 1st January 2011

The first season of the Individual League will also commence on 1st January 2011.



Last updated Wed Sep 08 2010. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
European Womens Championship
Lyons, France

It was announced at this year's EGF AGM that the World Womens Championship will be held, starting this year, for at least three years. Europe has been allocated one place in this event.



Last updated Thu Aug 12 2010. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
6th European Student Go Championship
Darmstadt, Germany
10 September 2010 - 12 September 2010

Students under the age of 30 are invited to take part in the 6th European Student Go Championship. It will take place in the beautiful 'Bessunger Schlösschen' ('small castle') in Darmstadt, 35km south of Frankfurt am Main from 10 to 12 September.

Thanks to sponsorship from Omikron, the first three players will share 500€ prize money. The Korean professional Yoon Young Sun will



Last updated Tue Aug 10 2010. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

I've put in a few changes to the online league site to provide for the forthcoming Individual League.

People can update their status under "Update account" to indicate that they want to play in the Individual League. At the moment they'll just get plonked into the one and only division - we'll decide how the league is structured when we see how many people want to be included.



Last updated Wed Sep 08 2010. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

BBC Radio 4 - "Why Go?" (30 minute documentary on Go by Chris Ledgard)
Listen on iPlayer - probably only until 20th May

Contributions by BGA members: Peter and Sheila Wendes, John Fairbairn and T Mark Hall.

The BBC website says:



Last updated Wed May 19 2010. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
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