The British Go Association will again be demonstrating Go at the London Anime and Gaming Con on Sunday 9th February. If you like anime, manga, cosplaying or video games you’ll enjoy London Anime and Gaming Con.





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Playing Go in a sumo ring

Since I have moved to England in Autumn 2012, I have played more Go tournaments than I would have ever thought of. One day in Spring 2013 I logged on to an online Go platform and read about the Osaka Go camp August 2013 in Japan.





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Congratulations to Oscar Selby, 7 kyu from Epsom, for winning the 2013 Youth Grand Prix with an outstanding 1411 points - more than twice the number of his next challenger!

Second came Edmund Smith, 15 kyu from Milton (Cambridge), with 702 points and third was Melchior Chui, 12 kyu from Cambridge, with 499 points.

Full details for 2013 are here

Cash prizes to t





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Tournament Name: 
London Open
Venue: 
ISH, London
Tournament Date: 
28 December 2013 - 31 December 2013

Martha directs Yuanbo to the prizes The 4d from Nottingham, Yuanbo Zhang, came out top of the list of 109 players at the 40th London Open. His only loss was in round 6 to Benjamin Drean-Guenaizia, 5d, from France.





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Tournament Name: 
WBaduk Cup Varsity Match
Venue: 
London
Tournament Date: 
30 December 2013

Two teams representing Oxford and Cambridge came together at the venue of the London Open for a two round match. This was at the invitation of WBaduk who sponsored the match and broadcast the games on Korean Go Server with the aid of BGA game recorders.





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We are delighted that the Nihon Ki-in are planning to send two professionals (Kobayashi Chizu 5p and Minematsu Masaki 6p) to the UK in February/March 2014 and will be present in Bognor Regis during our combined EYGC and British Go Congress.

Final confirmation of their visit and details of the locations around the UK they will be teaching at, hopefully including Scotland for the first time, are





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It is with sadness that we have to report the death of another ex-Association Council Member, David Ward, in Cambridge a few days ago.

David Ward will be remembered for his determination to succeed at Go. He was also very generous with his time, being willing to play others, no matter what level they were at.





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Just in case you haven't already heard:

The winner in the Under-20 category (age as at 1st January 2014) will gain a place in the GLOBIS Cup World Youth Go Championship, to be held in Japan on 8 - 11 May 2014 at the Graduate School of Management, GLOBIS University in Tokyo, Japan.

All expenses will be paid, with the excepti





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Tournament Name: 
Online League
Venue: 
KGS
Tournament Date: 
1 March 2013 - 21 December 2013

We have now finished the online league for this year and once again the winners are:

Edinburgh 1

Congratulations to the team and their captain, Martha McGill.

Winning promotion from division 2 to division 1 are their fellow Scots:

Glasgow

Winning promotion from division 3 to division 2 are

Milton Keynes

Alas there have to be losers and this year the relegation vict





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The website for these events has now moved to www.britgo.org/eygc2014 and www.britgo.org/eygc2014/british.html.

The pages have been updated with more information and there are now entry forms for the EYGC and BGC online, together with the ability to pay for entry to the BGC, and a link for booking accommodation at Butlins.





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