Another tranche of scans of very old British Go Journals in PDF format has been added to the website.
This means that we now have a complete run from issue 0 to issue 133 inclusive.
We have been invited by Alexander Dinerchtein to participate in an online match on KGS against his Insei League.
The match is at 9pm Russian time (that's 6pm BST) on Saturday 22nd May - sorry about the shortness of notice.
15-30 players from 10K upwards will be playing.
BBC Radio 4 - "Why Go?" (30 minute documentary on Go by Chris Ledgard)
Listen on iPlayer - probably only until 20th May
Contributions by BGA members: Peter and Sheila Wendes, John Fairbairn and T Mark Hall.
The BBC website says:
Games played between BGA members may be submitted via firstname.lastname@example.org to the EGF rating system, rated as Class C, provided they conform to the following guidelines:
The Shodan Challenge is the BGA's one-to-one mentoring scheme where kyu players are encouraged to improve with a personalised course of dedicated study. If you're a BGA member and a kyu player (of any strength) who would like to improve, sign up now!
A new Website Guide has been created, incorporating various previous pages that described aspects of our website.
The main changes in this new document reflect the introduction of Drupal as the Content Management System and the use of some of its new facilities.
"Why Go?" broadcast Thursday 13th May 2010 at 11:30 am on BBC Radio 4.
p> 42 players took part in the Bracknell Tournament held again at the community centre in Woosehill, Wokingham. Winner was Felix Wang who beat previous winner Jon Diamond in the last round. Felix became the first holder of the new trophy given in memory of former organiser Clive Hendrie
42 players took part in the Bracknell Tournament held again at the community centre in Woosehill, Wokingham. Winner was Felix Wang who beat previous winner Jon Diamond in the last round. Felix became the first holder of the new trophy given in memory of former organiser Clive Hendrie.
p>34 players took part in the first stage of the 2010 British Championship at the Diamond at Selwyn College; 26 of the players joined in a meal at the Bella Italia restaurant.
Vanessa Wong (5 dan) won the tournament at her first attempt, winning all 6 of her games. This was Vanessa's first UK adult title