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.
The BGA Book Seller is ceasing activities at the end of December 2010. Current arrangements are valid for orders received by 18th December 2010.
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.
It was announced at this year's EGF AGM that the World Womens Championship will be held, starting this year, for at least three years. Europe has been allocated one place in this event.
I've put in a few changes to the online league site to provide for the forthcoming Individual League.
People can update their status under "Update account" to indicate that they want to play in the Individual League. At the moment they'll just get plonked into the one and only division - we'll decide how the league is structured when we see how many people want to be included.
BBC Radio 4 - "Why Go?" (30 minute documentary on Go by Chris Ledgard)
Listen on iPlayer - probably only until 20th May
Contributions by BGA members: Peter and Sheila Wendes, John Fairbairn and T Mark Hall.
The BBC website says:
"Why Go?" broadcast Thursday 13th May 2010 at 11:30 am on BBC Radio 4.
Carol Goodheir reports that BBC Alba did a news report on the Isle of Skye Tournament, in Scottish Gaelic, lasting just over two minutes.
It is available on YouTube. Any Manx or Irish Gaelic speakers might be able to follow it too, to some extent for sure.