As described in the policy on working with children and young people, the Child Protection Adviser provides advice to members involved in youth go activities.
Members should contact the CPA to discuss any situation of concern that may come to their notice.
Sue, 53, is now semi-retired from social work and lives in Arundel in Sussex, where she runs the local Go club. She used to be active on the London Go scene, before moving south. She has represented the UK five times at the world level in both Women's and Pair Go Championships and also at the WMSG 2008 in Beijing.
Martha, 23, is studying for a PhD in History at Edinburgh University. She first learned Go from Matt Crosby at the age of 19, and has played with varying degrees of dedication since.
She represented the UK at the second World Mind Sports Games.
Tony started working full time on Go in 2004, but has plenty of previous experience promoting and teaching the game. He was BGA Secretary for many years and was elected to the executive of the European Go Federation in 2000, serving a period as President. He is an amateur 3 dan player having learned the game over 30 years ago. He lives in Reading.
The objective of the Youth Development official is to ensure that young Go players have as many opportunities as possible to pursue and enjoy their hobby.
He/she will especially develop further opportunities for young Go players to meet and play in regional and national events and on the Internet.