Les Bock has finally retired as our Archivist after many years in the position.

The Archive is in the process of being transferred to our new Archivist, Barry Chandler, and we'd like to thank Les for his untold years of service.





Last updated Fri Nov 01 2013. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Tournament Name: 
Wessex
Venue: 
Bath
Tournament Date: 
27 October 2013

Alex Kent (3d Bristol) won the 44th Wessex tournament in Bath. He beat another Bristol player - Simon Shiu (2d) - in the last round. Also winning all three games were Chris Volk (3k Reading) and James Lepoittevin (21k Bristol). Paul Atwell has been involved in organising the event for 44 years and managed to be one of the 36 players as well this year, but was not one of the prize-winners.





Last updated Mon Oct 28 2013. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

The first two games of this year's three game Championship Title Match, between Andrew Kay (2012 Champion) and Andrew Simons (Challenger) will be on Saturday 16 November and Saturday 23 November in Milton Keynes.





Last updated Sat Oct 26 2013. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Tournament Name: 
European Team Championship
Venue: 
Pandanet IGS

After a successful start to the season last month against Greece, our UK team played Switzerland in round 2 of the European Team Championship on Tuesday.

Switzerland are one of the toughest teams in our league, but our strongest players stepped up and we managed to secure a great 3-1 victory, including a half-point win by Des Can





Last updated Mon Oct 28 2013. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

Many of you will remember the fine work done by Gerry Mills, in taking a BGA bookstall to a large number of tournaments and on top of that providing a mail-order operation for books and sets.

Roger Huyshe is restarting this service, albeit in a smaller way as he points out that he cannot dedicate a whole room in the house to a large stock of Go books and equipment.





Last updated Wed Oct 16 2013. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

British Go Journal 161 is now available publicly and 165 is now available to BGA members online as well as in print.





Last updated Wed Oct 16 2013. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Tournament Name: 
Korean Prime Minsters Cup
Venue: 
Gumi, Korea
Tournament Date: 
12 October 2013 - 13 October 2013

The 8th Korean Prime Ministers Cup, organised by the Korean Amateur Baduk Association, was held in Gumi Conference Centre, in an industrial city about four hours South East of Seoul.





Last updated Sun Nov 24 2013. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Tournament Name: 
East Midlands
Venue: 
Thorpe Astley Community Centre
Tournament Date: 
12 October 2013

Though the number of attendees was down, the players at the East Midlands Tournament liked the new venue of the Thorpe Astley Community Centre. This is a new wood-clad building in a suburb to the west of Leicester, just in the shadow of Leicester Forest East motorway services. Despite the pouring rain, you could watch the dog-walkers in the surrounding playing fields through the glass wall.





Last updated Mon Oct 28 2013. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

Although no Go tournament took place, Roger Huyshe ran a stand with the aim of introducing some of the 500 attendees at this event in Cardiff to Go, managing to sell four beginner’s books and three basic sets as well as putting eight or nine people in touch with their nearest club an





Last updated Wed Oct 09 2013. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

The latest two sets of minutes are now available to be viewed by members here and here.





Last updated Wed Oct 09 2013. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
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