Announcement

Tournament Name: 
European Womens Championship
Venue: 
Lyons, France

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.





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Tournament Name: 
6th European Student Go Championship
Venue: 
Darmstadt, Germany
Tournament Date: 
10 September 2010 - 12 September 2010

Students under the age of 30 are invited to take part in the 6th European Student Go Championship. It will take place in the beautiful 'Bessunger Schlösschen' ('small castle') in Darmstadt, 35km south of Frankfurt am Main from 10 to 12 September.

Thanks to sponsorship from Omikron, the first three players will share 500€ prize money. The Korean professional Yoon Young Sun will





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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.





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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:





Last updated Wed May 19 2010. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.
Venue: 
Radio 4
Tournament Date: 
13 May 2010

"Why Go?" broadcast Thursday 13th May 2010 at 11:30 am on BBC Radio 4.

Programme web page





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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.





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The new BGA News service was launched on 10th April. The home page has been amended to make accessing news easier, featuring RSS.





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April 2010

SL70 Magic of the First Line - £12

OR31 master of Haengma - £22.50

ZCL2 Creative Life & Death Vol. 2 - £20.00





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Following the retirement of David Hall from distributing old BGJs we've reviewed our stock and policy in the light of the online BGJ archive being close to completion with the loading of the remaining PDF files in the next month or so.





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After Skye :

  1. Matthew Macfadyen 35
  2. Yohei Negi 29
  3. Sandy Taylor 19
  4. Toby Manning, Gerry Mills 15.5
  5. David Lee 15
  6. Alex Kent 14
  7. Tony Atkins, Bill Brakes 12




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