Events Calendar


2018

May

Challengers' League

Saturday 26th - Tuesday 29th May. A BC

Not the London Open

Saturday 26th - Monday 28th May. London Go Centre, 54 Goldhawk Rd, London W12 8HA. 6 round McMahon tournament. 60 minutes with accelerated overtime. Teaching (with Pavol Lisy 3p), side events and showing of movie "The Surrounding Game". Contact admin at west.londongo.club A More Info

June

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 Flyer More about PairGo

Japan Day, Manchester

Sunday 3rd June. Sugden Sports Centre, 114 Grosvenor Street, Manchester M1 7HL. BGA members are manning stalls all day. Free demos of Go will be given to many members of the public. Japan Day site. Contact Martin Harvey, jm DOT harvey AT ntlworld DOT com

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 More Info Register List of Entries

Scottish Open

Saturday 23rd June - Sunday 24th June. Hosted by Edinburgh Go Cub at Skyscanner, Quartermile One, 15 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh EH3 9EN. 6 round McMahon. 60 minutes with accelerated overtime. Registration Saturday by 09:45, Sunday by 09:15. Prize Giving by 18:00 Sunday. Requests for accomodation welcome. Online booking to be arranged. Queries to edinburghgoclub at gmail dot com. More Details/Entry A SC

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 More Details Enter Entry List

July

5th Annual World Collegiate Wei-Chi Championships

Wednesday 11th - Thursday 12th July. University Centre, Cambridge. World tournament for university students under 25. Organisation and support by Shanghai Ing Chang-Ki Wei-chi (Go) Foundation, assisted by BGA and Cambridge University Go Society. Free accommodation in Robinson College. Semi-final of the 14th Chang Qi Cup (pro event) alongside, Wednesday 11th - Friday 13th July, at DoubleTree Hotel, Cambridge. More details here

UK Go Challenge Finals

Saturday 14th July. University Centre, Granta Place, Cambridge CB2 1RU. Arrive by 11:00, depart by 16:00. Finals for UK school and junior Go clubs and all other junior players. Free entry. Games played on 13x13 boards. Titles in age groups for boys and for girls. Contact Tony Atkins 01189268143 info at ukgochallenge.com More on UK Go Challenge Finals Entry Form

August

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. 10:15 to 18:00. 4-round McMahon. 40 mins + 30 in 5 overtime. B

MSO Small Board

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

MSO 9x9

Monday 20th August. 18:45. Swiss. 9x9 games.

Youth Training Residential

Wednesday 29th - Friday 31st August. Caythorpe Court, near Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG32 3ER. Go teaching mornings, afternoons outdoor activities, Go tournament evenings. Flyer

September

Arundel

Saturday 1st September. Arundel Football Club, Mill Road, Arundel, West Sussex BN18 9PA. 3-round McMahon Tournament. 60 minutes time limit sudden death. Registration by 10:50. Prize giving about 18:00. Contact Sue Paterson 01903 889825 suepat812 at btinternet.com B Flyer

Penzance (Cornwall)

Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th September. The Lugger Inn, The Promenade, Penzance, TR18 4DL Saturday: 4 or 5 round rapid handicap tournament (20 minutes sudden death). Sunday: 3 round Cornish Open McMahon tournament. Main time limit 65 minutes; overtime 20 stones in 5 minutes. Teaching Event Saturday morning, 10:00 to 12:30. Contact John Culmer johnculmer at btinternet.com. A More Info Entry Form

Sheffield

Swindon

Saturday 29th September. Swindon Conservative Club, 20 Bath Road, Swindon, SN1 4BA 3-round McMahon Tournament. 60 minutes time limit + overtime. Registration by 10:15. Prize giving 18:00. Preferably by email to Christian Scarff xianscarff @ hotmail.com, but phone entries will also be accepted on 07739 079552. A More Info

October

Northern

Wessex

November

Three Peaks

Saturday 3rd November - Sunday 4th November. The Wheatsheaf, 22 High Street, Ingleton, LA6 3AD. 5-round McMahon tournament. Time limits 50 minutes with increasing overtime (20/5, 30/5, 40/5, etc). Registration by 10:45 Saturday. Prize giving 15:15 Sunday. Contact Bob Bagot robert.bagot at virgin.net B

Doki Doki Festival, Manchester

Saturday 10th November. Sugden Sports Centre, 114 Grosvenor Street, Manchester M1 7HL. BGA members are manning a stall all day. Free demos of Go will be given to many members of the public. Festival site Contact Martin Harvey, jm DOT harvey AT ntlworld DOT com

British Youth Go Championship

December

London Open

Friday 28th–Monday 31st December (provisional).

2019

January 2019

Maidenhead-Hitachi

February 2019

Cheshire

Saturday 2nd February (provisional). Frodsham.

March 2019

Irish Go Congress

South Manchester

Trigantius

Welwyn Garden City

Saturday 23rd March (provisional).

April 2019

British Go Congress

Later

Candidates' Tournament

Bracknell

Nottingham Kyu



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