Tony Atkins, one of the friendly organisers




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Tournament Name: 
European Womens Go Championship
Venue: 
Brno, Czech Republic
Tournament Date: 
7 September 2012 - 9 September 2012

Congratulations to Vanessa on her latest win, in Brno, Czech Republic!

Alison Bexfield reports that Vanessa won all five of her games and will now receive a place at the 2nd SportAccord World Mind Games in Beijing in December.





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Tournament Name: 
British Go Championship
Tournament Date: 
8 September 2012

For those that weren't able to observe the 1st round of the Title Match on KGS 8th September - between Nick Krempel and Andrew Kay:

Congratulations to Andrew Kay for winning the 1st round of the 3 round Title Match.

Andrew Kay took black in Nigiri, and ended up wining the game by Resignation after a dramatic fight for a collection of white stones - this was played over a 5 hour game, w





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Next year's European Go Congress is to be held in Poland.

The BGA has been allocated 4 discount vouchers (100€, 50€, 2 x 25€) to be awarded to people who may wish to attend but are in a position of financial hardship.

However, if you are awarded a voucher, you need to enter the Congress by December 15 this year.

If you believe you qualify, and wish to appl





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Vanessa Wong has been awarded a 6 dan certificate by the BGA, following her excellent performance at the second World Mind Sports Games in Lille.





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This summarises the major discussions and actions from the BGA Council meeting 14th July 2012 and preceding discussions:





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Maria Tabor is organising this year's championship title match between Andrew Kay and Nick Krempel.





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Matthew Macfadyen and T Mark Hall were nominated as representatives, using the normal selection system, but have declined. Toby Manning, as third in line, has accepted and will be our representative in October.





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Tournament Name: 
MSO
Venue: 
ULU, London
Tournament Date: 
25 August 2012 - 26 August 2012

At the 16th MSO in London the Go gold medals went to Francis Roads and Felix Wang.

In the 13x13 event eight players from 3d to 10k played over five rounds. Francis Roads won his first four games and, despite stumbling in the last game against Michael Dixon (10k), was the winner. Taking the silver was Spain's Paco de la Banda (3d) who also won 4 but lost to Francis.





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19th August 2012 in the Online Daily Telegraph:

It is billed as the Olympics of the mind. As the world's athletes flew home from Britain last week, competitors of a different kind were gathering just across the English Channel for an international contest of their own: the World Mind Sports Games.





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