The printed issue of British Go Journal 168 should now be with our members (in the UK) and is also available online via the MEMBERS AREA.

British Go Journal 164 is now publicly available, in addition to all previous issues.



Last updated Mon Jul 21 2014. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

I'm pleased to be able to announce that the following people have been appointed as Officials of our organisation:

  • Gerry Gavigan as the London Open Organiser
  • Maria Tabor as our new Marketing Manager

I'd like to welcome both of them on board - Please give them all they help they need.



Last updated Sun Jul 13 2014. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

From Martin Stiassny, President EGF

International University Go Tournament (for students only)

Just now this tournament is running in Hongkong for the first time. About 10 seats were reserved for Europe in this completely new tournament under the lead of the Ing-Foundation. As far as I know at least 4 players from Europe are participating.



Last updated Sun Jul 13 2014. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.

At various times there have been people who've asked about changing the rating system (the European Go Database) to have their club games included.



Last updated Sun Jul 13 2014. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
World Amateur
Gyeongju, Korea
6 July 2014 - 9 July 2014

Chan of Chinese Taipei was the winner of the 35th WAGC on SOS tie-break from China and Korea, all on 7 wins. This is the first time since 1986 that the WAGC was won by a country ouside the big three - China, Japan and Korea. On six wins were Hong Kong, Bogdan Zhurakovskyi of the Ukraine and Lukas Podpera ofthe Czech Republic.



Last updated Wed Jul 09 2014. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
World Amateur
Gyeongju, Korea
6 July 2014 - 9 July 2014

The World Amateur Go Championship has reached halfway. It is being held in Gyeongju, Korea, and being competed for by 54 players from around the world. China, Chinese Taipei and Lukas Podpera of the Czech Republic are the only ones on four wins, as Korea lost to Chinese Taipei and Japan lost twice.



Last updated Mon Jul 07 2014. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Milton Keynes
Open University
28 June 2014

The promised sunshine took a long time to arrive, but 25 players enjoyed themselves at the Milton Keynes tournament overlooking the Open University cricket pitch.



Last updated Mon Jun 30 2014. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Welsh Open
21 June 2014 - 22 June 2014

23 Go players and their friends descended on Barmouth in mid-Wales for the Welsh Open last weekend.



Last updated Wed Jun 25 2014. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Durham
Durham
14 June 2014 - 15 June 2014

This year the Durham Tournament was held in the Pemberton Rooms on Palace Green, between the historic Cathedral and Castle. There were 25 entrants ranging from 28k to 4d, including eight who had never played in a tournament before, and with the youngest player being 8 years old.



Last updated Sun Jun 15 2014. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Baron v Des


Last updated Tue Jun 10 2014. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
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