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SA Closed tournament: Candidates 2016 results

Mon, 13/06/2016 - 11:07
The SA Closed competition continued this past weekend (11/12 June) with the Candidates tournament. 12 players competed for 4 entries into the SA Closed Contenders round robin tournament. The participating players were: John Leuner, Chris Welsh, Sam Scott, Bob Gale, Lloyd Rubidge, Paul Edwards, Paul Steyn, Francois van Niekerk, James Nicolson, Ben Bredenkamp, Peet Britz […]

Pandanet 13×13 Amateur World Go Championship registration open

Sun, 12/06/2016 - 12:41
Pandanet (IGS) is hosting their second 13×13 Amateur World Go Championship. Registration is open until June 19, see for official details. The only requirement to play is having a Pandanet ID, with confirmed rank if you want to enter one of the two classes that use handicap. Entry to the main class does not require […]

2016 WAGC

Wed, 08/06/2016 - 06:04
Interview with Andrew Davies, South Africa

Pretoria club – Simultaneous challenge

Thu, 26/05/2016 - 10:24
Members of the Pretoria go club accepted a challenge from the Joburg go club last night – an evening of simultaneous games where John (3d) and Andre (3d) would play simultaneous handicap games against all comers. The event was held in the Cool Runnings pub, where there were some live singers on stage, and the […]

Cape Town Open 2016, Final Standings

Mon, 16/05/2016 - 20:41
The 2016 Cape Town Open was held on Saturday 14 May, at A Touch of Madness restaurant. Eleven players completed. Congratulations to Andrew Davies who won the tournament and was promoted to 4d. There was a tie for second place between Chris Welsh and Sam Scott. Chris Goosen also secured a promotion, to 14k. The […]

Cape Town Open 2016

Wed, 11/05/2016 - 16:50
The Cape Town Open will take place on Saturday 14th May at A Touch Of Madness restaurant, in Observatory, Cape Town. Registration begins 9 am Currently registered: Andrew Davies, 3d Sam Scott, 3d Chris Welsh, 2d Lloyd Rubidge, 1d Paul Steyn, 2k Francois van Niekerk, 3k Gordon Wells, 7k Michael Rapson, 9k Rory Shea, 11k […]

Gauteng open 2016

Mon, 14/03/2016 - 08:49
The 2016 Gauteng open was held on Sunday 13 March. The event was held at the Kairos school of inquiry, and well attended by players from Johannesburg, Pretoria and Soweto clubs. Three tough rounds led to the following final standings: 1 Connell Andre 2 Gogotshe Welile 3 Leuner John 4 Nicholson James 5 Edwards Paul […]

Japan Day – Root 44

Sun, 06/03/2016 - 15:24
On Saturday 5 March SAGA took part in the Japanese Consulate of South Africa’s National Japan Day, hosted by the Root 44 Market just outside Stellenbosch. The turnout was excellent, and we were demonstrating the game throughout the day till after the last stalls had packed up. As with UCON and StelCon it was gratifying […]

Andrew Davies wins 1st Quarter Tournament of 2016

Thu, 25/02/2016 - 22:37
The first quarter tournament of 2016 enjoyed a field of 12 players, a big increase from the six of 2015. Andrew Davies won group 1, and Tinus Cloete won group 2. Full Results Group 1: 1st place: Andrew Davies 3d (3 wins) 2nd place: Andre Connell 3d, Sam Scott 3d, Chris Welsh 2d (2 wins) […]