Events Calendar


2020

NOTE Coronavirus
Over-the-board events are currently cancelled. Check nearer the time for status of later events not yet cancelled. Monthly Online events are being planned.

May

Not the London Open ** Postponed to July **

Saturday 23rd - Monday 25th May. London Go Centre, 54 Goldhawk Rd, London W12 8HA. 7 round McMahon tournament. 70 minutes plus 10 seconds Fischer Time. Also side events, including Lightning, Pairgo, lectures and analysis. Contact londongocentre at gmail.com A

June

British Pair Go Championships ** Cancelled **

Saturday 6th June. Red Lion, 88 Great North Road, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL9 5EU Tournament for teams of one male and one female; play alternately; no conferring; Championship and Handicap sections. Registration by 10:15. Prize-giving 16:30. Contact Francis Roads, 61 Malmesbury Road, London E18 2NL 0208 505 4381 francis.roads at gmail.com More about PairGo

Durham ** Cancelled **

Saturday 13th – Sunday 14th June. Elvet Hill House, Millhill Lane, Durham DH1 3TH (next to the Oriental Museum) Registration by 10:30 Saturday. Prize-giving by 17:30 Sunday. 6 Round McMahon. Contact Andrew Ambrose-Thurman tournament at durhamgo.club B

Galway (Provisional)

Saturday 13th – Sunday 14th June.

28th Welsh Open ** Cancelled **

Saturday 20th - Sunday 21st June. Min y Mor Hotel, The Promenade, Barmouth, LL42 1HW 6-round McMahon tournament. Entries welcomed for single days or both days. Players are welcome to miss any round(s), without detriment to prize-allocation. Free coffee, tea & biscuits. An early and a later sitting for the Saturday evening meal. Contact Helen and Martin Harvey harveymartin939 AT gmail DOT com B

July

Not the London Open Tournament

Saturday 25th - Sunday 26th July. London Go Centre, 54 Goldhawk Rd, London W12 8HA. 5 round McMahon tournament. 70 minutes plus 10 seconds Fischer Time. Contact londongocentre at gmail.com A More Info/Entry

August

Scottish Open ** Cancelled **

Saturday 8th - Sunday 9th August. Masonic Hall, 7 Artillery Lane, Dundee DD1 1PE. 6 round McMahon tournament. 60 minutes Fischer time. Registration Saturday/Sunday 09:45. Prize Giving by 18:00 Sunday. Likely to be preceded by a Friday small board event (same venue). Contact Donald MacLeod donald.macleod at physics.org A

Mind Sports Olympiad

Weekends and most evenings in August. Online events in 2020. 24th edition. Competition for medals; expected prize money in Go (and other) events - 9x9, 13x13 and 19x19. More Info

Mind Sports Olympiad: Go 9x9

Wednesday 12th August (evening). Online on OGS.

Mind Sports Olympiad: Go 13x13

Friday 14th August (evening). Online on OGS.

Mind Sports Olympiad: Go 19x19

Sunday 23rd August (afternoon and evening). Online on OGS.

Youth Training Residential

Monday 24th - Thursday 27th August. Caythorpe Court, near Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG32 3ER. Go teaching mornings, afternoons outdoor activities, Go tournament evenings. Flyer Register

September

T Mark Hall Rapid Play Tournament

Saturday 5th September 2020. London Go Centre, 54 Goldhawk Rd, London W12 8HA. Registration by 09:45. Prize giving 18:00. 5 round McMahon tournament. 40 minutes with sudden death. Contact londongocentre at gmail.com C More Info/Entry

European Women's Championship

Saturday 5th - Monday 7th September 2020. London Go Centre, 54 Goldhawk Rd, London W12 8HA. A More Info

Cornwall

Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th September.

Swindon

Sheffield

October

Northern

Wessex

Sunday 25th October. St. Mark's Community Centre, St. Mark's Road, Bath BA2 4PA. 3-round McMahon tournament. 60 minutes per round plus overtime. Registration by 10:00 GMT; prize giving about 18:00. More details later. Contact bristolgoclub at gmail.com. B

Three Peaks

Saturday 31st October - Sunday 1st November. The Wheatsheaf, 22 High Street, Ingleton, LA6 3AD. 5-round McMahon tournament. Time limits by Fischer Time (equivalent of an hour). £12 for members, £10 pounds concession (students and non-waged). Registration by 10:45 Saturday. Prize giving 15:15 Sunday. Contact Adrian Abrahams adrian7k at live.co.uk. Emergency on the day phone number: 07429228608 B

November

Doki Doki Festival, Manchester

Saturday 7th - Sunday 8th November. Sugden Sports Centre, 114 Grosvenor Street, Manchester M1 7HL (as in 2019). BGA members are as ever manning 4 stalls both days. Free demos of Go will be given to many members of the public. In 2019, of the 4,000 attendees, we demo-ed to 200, or 5%. Festival site. If you could spare time to join the BGA team - on one day or both - please contact Martin Harvey, harveymartin939 AT gmail DOT com

British Youth Go Championship

December

Edinburgh Xmas

Saturday 12th December. St Columba's by the Castle Episcopal Church Hall, 14 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh, EH1 2PW. 4-round McMahon tournament. Time Limit: 45 minutes Main Time, accelerating overtime, 30/40/50 stones in 5 minutes. Cost: £15 for BGA / £20 Non-BGA Members. Concession: £5 saving. Registration from 9:20 to 09:45. Prizegiving approximately 17:50. Contact edinburghgoclub at gmail.com. B

London Open

Monday 28th–Thursday 31st December. London Go Centre, 54 Goldhawk Rd, London W12 8HA. 7 round McMahon. Time limit 90 minutes with 20/5 overtime. Also Lightning, Pair Go and Rengo tournaments and teaching. A

January

Hitachi-Maidenhead or Maidenhead-High Wycombe

February

Oxford

March

Irish Go Congress

April

British Go Congress

Near Nottingham (provisional).

Later

28th Welsh Open

Saturday 26th - Sunday 27th June 2021. Min y Mor Hotel, The Promenade, Barmouth, LL42 1HW 6-round McMahon tournament. Entries welcomed for single days or both days. Players are welcome to miss any round(s), without detriment to prize-allocation. Free coffee, tea & biscuits. An early and a later sitting for the Saturday evening meal. Contact Helen and Martin Harvey harveymartin939 AT gmail DOT com B



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