The places for the Challengers' League are filled by Andrew Kay, Felix Wang, Desmond Cann, Andrew Simons, David Ward, Alex Selby, Nick Krempel and Chong Han. The reserve place, in the event that any of these cannot play, is filled by Francis Roads.
The rules for 2013 have been revised by the BGA Council in May 2012. They will apply to the 2013 and all subsequent championships (until amended), and supersede all previous versions, although informally the changes are mostly effective for 2012.
The statement regarding the rules changes is as follows:
It appears that there has been some serious mis-communications and Matthew Macfadyen, who had been invited to play, turned down the invitation some time ago.
Unfortunately we only discovered this yesterday after seeing the list of players entered.
Francis Roads had been told that he had been nominated as our representative in the event that Matthew wasn't going to play, since he was 2nd in t
The 2012 AGM was held at the University of Durham Students Union on 21st April 2012.