Events Calendar


2017

November

Cork Go Tournament

Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th November. St. Fin Barre's Cathedral Hall, Dean Street, Cork, Ireland. Swiss Tournament (Handicapped) of 5 rounds; 50 minutes' main thinking time and 3x30 seconds' byoyomi. Entry fee 15 euro full; 10 euro student/unwaged. Registration by 10:00 Saturday. Prize-giving 16:00 Sunday. Contact Thomas Shanahan corkgotournament17 at gmail.com B Register

Online Youth Team Training Tournament

Sunday 26th November. Played on KGS from 14:00 to 18:00. Juniors interested in taking part contact ynews at britgo.org

December

Coventry

Saturday 2nd December. University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL. 3 round McMahon tournament. Registration by 10:30. Prize-giving by 19:00. Contact J.Egeberg at warwick.ac.uk A

London Go Centre's Rapidplay 13x13 Tournament

Saturday 9th December. London Go Centre, c/o Young Chelsea Bridge Club, 54 Goldhawk Rd, London W12 8HA From 12:30 to 17:45. 4 Round McMahon on 13x13 boards; time limit 20 minutes per player. Cambridge Handicaps where appropriate. Contact Colin Lee 07789738854 colinlee at live.co.uk More Info

Edinburgh Christmas

Saturday 16th December. Skyscanner, Quartermile One, 15 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh EH3 9EN. 4-round McMahon tournament. Time limit 45 minutes with 30/5 and 'accelerated' overtime. Registration by 09:45. Prizegiving 18:00. Cost: Standard £7, Concession £5, Non-BGA add £3. Contact edinburghgoclub at gmail.com B SC More Info/Register

London Open

Sponsored by DeepMind.
Thursday 28th–Sunday 31st December.
International Student House (ISH), 229 Great Portland Street, London, W1W 5PN. McMahon tournament with 7 rounds. Time limit 90 minutes with 20/5 overtime. Also Lightning, Pair Go and Rengo tournaments. A About London Opens More Info/Register

January 2018

Maidenhead-Hitachi

Saturday 20th January. Hitachi Europe Head Office at Whitebrook Park, Lower Cookham Road, Maidenhead, SL6 8YA. 3-round McMahon tournament. Time limit 60 minutes with 'accelerated' overtime (10/5, 20/5 etc). Flexible komi with players bidding to play black. Buffet lunch available. Registration by 9:45. Prize giving by 19:00. Contact Iain Atwell 01628 676792 wintergarden at talktalk.net A

February 2018

Cheshire

Saturday 3rd February. Frodsham Community Centre, Fluin Lane, Frodsham, Cheshire, WA6 7QN. 3-round McMahon for all players. Time limits 60 mins with 'accelerated' overtime. Registration by 10:30. Prize-giving by 18:30. Contact Tony Pitchford 07870893153 cheshire at kisekigo.com. B More Info

Nottingham Kyu Training Day

Saturday 24th February. The Dice Cup, 68-70 Mansfield Road, Nottingham NG1 3GY Kyu-player Teaching from 10:00. Afternoon mini-tournament until 18:00. Contact Brent Cutts brent.cutts63 at gmail.com

March 2018

Irish Go Congress

Friday 2nd March to Sunday 4th March. Dublin, Ireland. Friday from 19:00 Irish Rapid Play. Saturday and Sunday: Confucius Cup (Irish Open) 5 round McMahon tournament. First prize 1000 euro. Also parallel Chinese Chess Tournament. A More Info on Confucius Cup

Isle of Skye

Saturday 3rd March–Sunday 4th March. Tongadale Hotel, Wentworth Street, Portree, Isle of Skye IV51 9EJ. 6 round McMahon. (Small board event Friday evening.) Contact John MacDonald 01478 611207 or Carel Goodheir 01478 611763 carelgoodheir at gmail.com B SC

Trigantius

Saturday 10th March. Cambridge University Social Club, Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1RX. 3 Round McMahon tournament. Time limit 60 minutes, with 'accelerated' overtime. Novices' Tournament at 14:00. Registration by 10:30. Prize-giving 19:15. Contact Geoff Kaniuk geoff at kaniuk dot co dot uk. A More Info/Enter Entry List

April 2018

British Go Congress

Friday 6th - Sunday 8th April . Bristol.

May 2018

Candidates' Tournament

Saturday 5th - Monday 7th May. 6-round tournament. British championship rules. Closed event, i.e. by qualification only; you can check online if you may qualify. Playing sessions will run between 10:00 and 18:00. A BC SC

Bracknell

Sunday 13th May. Woosehill Community Centre, Emmview Close, Wokingham, RG41 3DA. 3 round McMahon tournament. 60 minutes time limit with 30 moves in 5 minutes overtime. 40th edition. Registration by 10:00. Prizegiving 18:45. Contact Ian Marsh 01344 422296 bracknell at kisekigo.com B More Info

Welwyn Garden City

Saturday 19th May. Welwyn Garden City Bridge Club room, Gosling Stadium, Welwyn Garden City AL8  6XE. Registration by 09:45. Prize giving by 19:00. 3-round McMahon tournament. Time limit 60 minutes with 20/5 overtime. Contact John Collins jmc at toad.me.uk A Register List of Entries

Scottish Open

Scottish Open Juniors

Challengers' League

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June 2018

British Pair Go Championships

Saturday 2nd June. Red Lion, 88 Great North Road, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL9 5EU Tournament for teams of one male and one female; play alternately; no conferring. The top 8 "British" pairs play for the title. Remaining pairs play in the handicap section. Registration by 10:15. Prize-giving by 16:30. Contact Francis Roads, 61 Malmesbury Road, London E18 2NL 0208 505 4381 francis.roads at gmail.com More about PairGo

Durham

Saturday 9th – Sunday 10th June. Elvet Hill House, Millhill Lane, Durham DH1 3TH (next to Oriental Museum who will be giving free entry to entrants) Registration by 10:30 Saturday. Prize-giving by 17:00 Sunday. 6 Round McMahon. Contact Andrew Ambrose-Thurman go.club at dur.ac.uk B

Welsh Open

Saturday 30th June - Sunday 1st July. 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 and tea. An early and a later sitting for the Saturday evening meal. Contact Helen and Martin Harvey jm.harvey at ntlworld.com. B

July 2018

UK Go Challenge Finals

August 2018

Mind Sports Olympiad

Sunday 19th – Monday 27th August. JW3, 341-351 Finchley Road, London NW3 6ET. This is a modern Jewish Community Centre - please note food and knives etc may not be brought on site. 22nd edition. No events Saturday 25th. Competition for medals; prize money in most events. More Info

MSO Open

Sunday 19th August (provisional). 10:15 to 18:00. 4-round McMahon. 40 mins + 30 in 5 overtime. B

MSO Small Board

Monday 20th August (provisional). 14:15 to 18:00. 4-round Swiss. 13x13 games. 20 mins.

MSO 9x9

Monday 20th August (provisional). 18:45 to 22:30. Swiss. 9x9 games.

September 2018

Penzance (Cornwall)

Sheffield

Swindon

October 2018

Northern

Wessex

November 2018

Three Peaks

British Youth Go Championship

Later

Leo Phillips Isle Of Man Go Festival

Sunday 11th - Friday 16th August 2019 (provisional).



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