As a further service to the Go world we have now started providing a number of Book Reviews online as part of our website.
Please note that our previous announcement about bookings was in error in that the hotel mentioned should have been the Premier Inn and not the Best Western. There are currently plenty of rooms at the Premier Inn.
The website has the correct and up-to-date information.
We apologise for this confusion.
The draw has now been done for Season 3 of the online team league.
There are 6 teams in each of divisions 1 and 2 so the intention is that each team will play 5 matches roughly a month apart between February and June.
There are 5 teams in each of divisions 3 and 4 so each team will play 4 matches roughly 6 weeks apart with one bye between February and June.
The closing date for the third season of our online Team League and the first season of our Individual League is 24th January, so if you're interested in joining you need to hurry.
With this posting the BGA Facebook Group is now showing the continuing News Feed from the BGA website.
For those of you on Facebook you now have an alternative way of keeping up to date with British Go News - just follow the BGA group.
Reminder to BGA members:
The 31st December deadline for submitting proposals for consideration at the 2011 AGM is nearly here.
The BGA Book Seller is ceasing activities at the end of December 2010. Current arrangements are valid for orders received by 18th December 2010.
The European Go Federation has announced an international team championship, with one team of a maximum of 12 players per country (matches will be 4 boards), to be played on the Internet with the final top 4 countries playing the finals at the European Go Congress in Bordeaux in 2011.
It was announced today that initial contracts for the 2nd World Mind Sports Games to be held in Manchester from 12th to 25 August 2012 have now been signed.
It is expected that there will be at least as many Go events as in the 1st WMSG in Beijing in 2008.
It is understood that Poker may be becoming provisional members of the IMSA and participating in these games.
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Following the recent decision of Council, the current season of the Online League has been extended to the end of the year as it has proved difficult to get matches played over the summer.
The next season will start on 1st January 2011
The first season of the Individual League will also commence on 1st January 2011.