** CHS **

This web page - - shows the BGA info. that relates specifically to CHS' school Go club.
It shows what's coming up, that's of interest to CHS students. CHS runs Go Clubs in the Juniors and in the Seniors. Junior School club meets on Tuesdays, after school. Senior School club meets in room L1.4, on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, both at lunch-times and after school.
Below, you'll see some other activities that the keener Seniors (and occasional Junior) engage in.


Please take a look at the CHS Ranking List, to see where CHS players now stand in Europe
- e.g. Zaki Betesh (Y12) is nearly in the Top 2,000 'EGF-placed' (European) players - out of all 42,746 Professionals, adults & youngsters! [But will he be the first from CHS to actually enter the Top 2,000 ?!]

FREE Tournament at CHS - "South Manchester Tournament"

Saturday 3rd March Venue: The dining area, in the main school building, SK8 6EG. Registration by 09:45. Prizegiving at 18:00. Two tournaments: Main tourney: 3 rounds (time limit 50 minutes with increasing overtime) for 15k and stronger; Fast tourney: time limits are 30 minutes, then sudden death - this is for 21k and below. Those 16k to 20k can choose which to enter. FREE to CHS students ! Players may skip any rounds. For instance, one can come for morning or afternoon. Contact Mr or Mrs Harvey with any queries, on martin.harvey at

UK Youth Easter trip to Ukraine


Sunday 25th March to Sunday 1st April Venue: Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. 7 are going from CHS (4 boys & 3 girls). Mr+Mrs Harvey are leading the UK group, & 5 of the CHS contingent are flying without their parents. Contact Mr Harvey with any queries, on martin.harvey at More info.

Summer Residential Camp

Wedn. 29th to Fri. 31st August Venue: PGL Caythorpe Court, Lincolnshire. This is an annual event, started last year. Then, 19 youngsters went, including 8 from CHS. Mr Harvey & 4 other BGA adults - including Alison Bexfield, the UK Youth squad captain - ran Go-teaching sessions, and 4 outdoor activities were run by PGL staff. Contact Mr Harvey with any queries, on martin.harvey at Photo & report from the 2017 camp

Usual comments:

  • *** Parents MUST give consent via the Parental Portal, and in good time, for a student to be allowed on the school minibus ***
  • see the Junior Grading List for grades of all under age 18, who have played in a recent tournament & are 30-kyu or stronger.
  • see the Youth Grand Prix if you've played in a 2017 tournament; CHS' Tom B. & Amy U. won cash prizes for coming 2nd & 3rd, out of 84 players!
  • see the Double-Digit Kyu Grand Prix if you've played in a 2017 tournament; CHS' Tom B. came 2nd out of 92 adults and youngsters!
  • see the BGA Calendar for full details of events listed above (& those that aren't).
  • Ask Mr Winslow [Head of Physics] or Mr Harvey if you have any queries, e.g. re Go badges, transport, how to improve, what to read (esp. CHS library), Go on YouTube, buying equipment, getting Go leaflets, forthcoming events, foreign tournaments ... you name it!
  • see the BGA junior section for all UK Youth news.

Last updated Wed Feb 07 2018. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.