BGA Council News

This year, the BGA is making a concerted effort to attract new players to the game of go by encouraging new go clubs to form in Universities and Colleges.



Last updated Wed May 30 2012. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

This summarises the major discussions and actions from the BGA Council meeting 22nd April 2012 and preceding discussions:



Last updated Fri May 25 2012. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

This summarises the major discussions and actions from the BGA Council meeting 11th March 2012 and preceding discussions:



Last updated Fri May 25 2012. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

A draft update to our Trifold flyer has been produced and we'd like your comments on it, before its printed later this year.

The major changes are:

  • Front now reflects the format of the Play Go booklet
  • Membership secretary change
  • Subscription rate changes
  • Introduction of "Brief Rules" section

It's available here.



Last updated Thu May 10 2012. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

Sam Aitken, currently 4 dan and resident in China since October, will be representing us at the 33rd World Amateur Go Championship being held in Guangzhou, China later this week.

We'd like to specially thank the IGF and the Chinese organisers for allowing this late entry.



Last updated Mon May 07 2012. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

It appears that there has been some serious mis-communications and Matthew Macfadyen, who had been invited to play, turned down the invitation some time ago.

Unfortunately we only discovered this yesterday after seeing the list of players entered.

Francis Roads had been told that he had been nominated as our representative in the event that Matthew wasn't going to play, since he was 2nd in t



Last updated Thu May 03 2012. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

The 2012 AGM was held at the University of Durham Students Union on 21st April 2012.



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

Alison Bexfield would like to retire as our Auditor after many years in the role.

We're confident that the Accounts are now under control, so that the role can revert to that it is supposed to be according to the Constitution, i.e a checking role on the Annual Accounts produced by the Treasurer.

This doesn't need any formal accounting training, and anyone numerate should be able to undertake



Last updated Mon Apr 09 2012. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

The AGM will be considering a proposal from Council on subscriptions. Council is initiating a discussion on some aspects of subscription policy on the bga-policy mailing list with to get some member feedback, preferably before the AGM.

If you want to join the discussion please join this list (you need to be a BGA member) and search the archive for postings made on and after 15th March.



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

Jenny Radcliffe has announced that she will not be standing again for Council at this year's AGM.

This means that there will definitely be at least one vacancy on Council.



Last updated Wed Mar 14 2012. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
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