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The 2013 Cape Town was notable for finally having an even number of players. In fact, with precisely eight players, it was agreed to play the tournament as a Swiss tournament, rather than the more usual MacMahon format. There were no notable upsets, apart perhaps from Francois van Niekerk 3k beating Lloyd Rubidge 1k. Otherwise [...]
This news in from Arnold Wentzel: The third Soweto Primary Schools tournament is happening on Saturday, 25 May, 8:00-13:00 at Ekuphumeleleni Primary School in Soweto. This is part of SAGA’s Soweto Schools Go Programme. Like last year, we expect around 60-100 children to participate. I hereby invite all SA go players to come and show [...]
After Last night’s SAGA council meeting, the portfolios for the new SAGA council have been finalized. Essentially, all portfolios remain the same, with Chris Welsh replacing David Richfield as president of the council. Full details are available at this page.
The minutes of the SAGA AGM held on 13 April are now available on the website.
February 17th 2013 is the date for the North vs. South game. Players from the greater Joburg area will play a single match against players from the greater Cape Town area. Time limits: 45+25/10 Handicap: standard handicap Update: Congrats to North, who won 5-3 Ben Gale (4d) vs Andrew Davies (3d); Ben won 1h Harvey [...]
The Annual General Meeting of the SAGA will be held on Saturday 13th April 2013 during the lunch break of the SAGA second quarter internet tournament in the South African Room on KGS. This means that the meeting will start at 14h00, unless there are second-round games still in progress, in which case the meeting [...]
The SAGA credit point standings at the end of 2012 are now available for download. Also available is a zip file showing the calculations for each entry in the list. Any errors or omissions must be reported to the Membership Secretary (Paul Steyn) by the 12th of February (one week from tomorrow). If errors are [...]
The 1st quarter internet tournament for 2013 took place last weekend and 8 players took part. Congratulations to Chris Welsh, who won the the tournament. Full Results: 1. Chris Welsh 2-4. Steve Kroon, Lloyd Rubidge, John Leuner 5-6. David Gale, Max Rabkin 7-8. Rory Shea, Paul Edwards