Tournament Name: 
Challengers' League
Venue: 
Nippon Club, London
Tournament Date: 
1 June 2012 - 4 June 2012

The Challengers' League is the penultimate event in the Championship cycle. With Matthew Macfadyen in retirement, there is a new sense of interest in who will win take the title this year - it will definitely be a new name on the trophy.

Eight of the UK's finest players descended on the Nippon Club, London from June 1st to 4th, for the all play all event.





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The official announcement has now been made by the IGF, with the following additional information about the events:

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  • Men’s Individual (maximum of 5 players per country)
  • Women’s Individual (maximum of 5 players per country)
  • Pair (maximum of 2 pairs per country)
  • Team of 3 players (maximum of 2 teams per country)
  • Youth (maximum of 5 players per coun





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    The latest, still preliminary, information we now have is:

    Date: August 13-23 2012 (opening ceremony on August 9)

    Venue: Grand Palais Lille, Lille, France

    Eligibility: Amateur players nominated by the go organisations to which they belong. Nominations must be submitted to the tournament office by July 30.





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    Information correct at time of posting - check the Tournament Calendar for latest

    Information now archived





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    This year, the BGA is making a concerted effort to attract new players to the game of go by encouraging new go clubs to form in Universities and Colleges.





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    The BGA Council has decided to produce this update once a month for double digit kyu (DDK) players. If you are a DDK player, let us know what you like to hear about. And if you have any ideas about the sort of Go tournaments or events which are best for DDK players or which you would like to see in the future, please let us know.





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    This summarises the major discussions and actions from the BGA Council meeting 22nd April 2012 and preceding discussions:





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    This summarises the major discussions and actions from the BGA Council meeting 11th March 2012 and preceding discussions:





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    Tournament Name: 
    Pandanet Go European Team Championship
    Tournament Date: 
    20 May 2012

    We won our final match of the season against Denmark 3-1, meaning we will finish in 4th or 5th place, depending on the results of the other games in the final round; better than last year when we finished 7th. Watch http://pandanet-igs.com/communities/euroteamchamps/ for final details.

    In round 9 Chong Han won on board 1 against Kasper Ho





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    Tournament Name: 
    Bracknell
    Venue: 
    Wokingham
    Tournament Date: 
    20 May 2012

    Andrew Kay, 4d South London, added a ninth title to his current collection by winning the Bracknell Tournament. Only one other player won all three games and that was Daniel Peace, 12k Oxford. Jil Segerman won the 13x13 with 2/2 and Jim Clare won the problem competition as the only entry. The Black Rabbits won the team prize and Paul Barnard won the caption competition.





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