I know that I speak for all of the British Go community in saying how shocked and horrified we all were to learn of the untimely death of Xinyi Lu in October whilst on holiday in China.
At the time of his death, Xinyi had attained an unassailable position at the head of division 2 in the first full season of the Online Individual League, having had a 100% record of wins in all of his games.
We've created a number of display panels, following up Tony Atkins excellent production of some at A3 size on display at Leicester, having seen what the French did at the European Go Congress.
These are designed to be useable for external events and exhibitions and are downloadable from our website.
We have created a number of panels that you might find useable at exhibitions and external events when the general public is passing by.
The idea is based on the French Go Federation display at the European Go Congress in 2011 and Tony Atkins subsequently produced boards.
There are four panels and are available as a single 7.7Mb PDF document for printing
As a result of a posting on Life19x19 we've created a page to help people new to face-to-face tournament play to know what to expect.
It can be found at http://www.britgo.org/tournaments/1st
Please let anybody who might be interested in playing face to face know about this valuable resource.
Do let the organisers know that you're planning to attend. It helps with their planning and they can enter you into the computer system doing the draw beforehand, to shorten the time it takes at registration.
The Title Match was reduced from 5 to 3 games this year.
All games relayed live on KGS from 10:00.
Based on the European rating data up to 1st April 2011.
This page only checks the rating part of the qualification conditions. It is unable to check the ‘played in all rounds’ rule and the nationality and BGA membership rules. Manual confirmation is needed that you have qualified.
Our most pressing requirement is for people to help with a number of activities in our Youth Development area, helping Paul Smith.
We've managed to fix a problem with Internet Explorer being unable to see that we had an RSS feed (our News). So if you're using version 7 or 8 of Internet Explorer you should now see that the feed icon in the bar at the top is no longer greyed out and you can subscribe to it.
I intend to close the current online league seasons at midday on Saturday 17th December 2011.
This will represent the end of the third season of the team league and the first proper season of the Individual League.
Not all the matches in the team league have been finished, however in nearly all cases I believe the outcome will be fair if I declare all the outstanding games to be drawn.