Note: Not all people shown here are Officials of the BGA.

Baron Allday
Tony Atkins 0118 9268143

Tony started working full time on Go in 2004, but has plenty of previous experience promoting and teaching the game. He was BGA Secretary for many years and was elected to the executive of the European Go Federation in 2000, serving a period as President. He is an amateur 3 dan player having learned the game over 30 years ago. He lives in Reading.

The KisekiGo web site,, describes Tony’s introductory workshops and his sessions for players who have just started to play Go and who want to know more.


Adam Atkinson
Bob Bagot
Pauline Bailey
Steve Bailey
Paul Barnard 01793 692408

Membership Secretary since April 2012

16 Braemar Close, Swindon SN3 1HY

April 2013

Stephen Bashforth
Phil Beck

Membership Secretary for many years to April 2012 and now Honorary Auditor.

April 2013

Ron Bell

Ron, 60, has recently retired to Scotland after a long career with IBM and latterly at a physics lab in Berkshire. He is married with grown up children. As he is currently president of the British Go Association, he is acting as Team Official at the WMSG 2008 in Beijing.

October 2008

Alison Bexfield

Alison, aged 44, is a chartered accountant, currently working as Head of Audit at the BBC. She is also Vice-Chairman of her local NHS hospital Trust. She has been playing go for 25 years since discovering it at Cambridge University and is a former President of the British Go Association. She has represented the UK in the Women's World Amateur Championships and in the Women's Team event at the previous World Mind Sports Games in Beijing.

June 2012

Simon Bexfield

Simon, aged 53, spent much of his career as an IT consultant. He has an interest in mathematical three-dimensional puzzles and in recent years he has designed and hand crafted a variety of new puzzles. He has also been playing Go for many years and is a former President of the Central London Go Club. Tournament playing for both Alison and Simon has taken a back seat in recent years to their growing family. They have two children, one cat and four chickens.

June 2012

Ed Blockley
Edwin Brady
Louise Bremner
Elinor Brooks
William Brooks
Brian Brunswick
Chris Bryant
Donald Campbell