May 2010

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.





Last updated Wed May 19 2010. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Venue: 
KGS
Tournament Date: 
22 May 2010

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.





Last updated Mon May 17 2010. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

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:





Last updated Wed May 19 2010. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

Games played between BGA members may be submitted via results@britgo.org to the EGF rating system, rated as Class C, provided they conform to the following guidelines:

  1. Games must be played in a place which enables an observer to verify the identities of the players and that the game was played seriously and in a competitive spirit.





Last updated Wed May 12 2010. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Tournament Date: 
1 June 2010 - 31 May 2011

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!





Last updated Wed May 12 2010. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

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.





Last updated Tue May 11 2010. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Venue: 
Radio 4
Tournament Date: 
13 May 2010

"Why Go?" broadcast Thursday 13th May 2010 at 11:30 am on BBC Radio 4.

Programme web page





Last updated Mon May 10 2010. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Tournament Name: 
Bracknell
Venue: 
Woosehill, Wokingham
Tournament Date: 
9 May 2010

Bracknell

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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





Last updated Sun May 09 2010. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Tournament Name: 
Bracknell
Tournament Date: 
9 May 2010

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.





Last updated Wed May 09 2012. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Tournament Name: 
Candidates
Venue: 
Cambridge
Tournament Date: 
1 May 2010 - 3 May 2010

Candidates' Tournament, Cambridge

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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





Last updated Fri Jun 01 2012. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.