The family of the late Allan Scarff has generously made publicly available a number of files of Allan's work in the area of Go-playing software and Artificial Intelligence, in the hope that others interested in these fields will find them useful.
Allan was a pioneer of computer Go, writing a number of award-winning programs for BBC Acorn microcomputers in the 1980s
Site updates in the last few days include:
See our updates page for more detail.
Godraw version 6.3.8 is now available. More details are here.
As a result of a posting on Life19x19 we've created a page to help people new to face-to-face tournament play to know what to expect.
It can be found at http://www.britgo.org/tournaments/1st
Please let anybody who might be interested in playing face to face know about this valuable resource.
We've managed to fix a problem with Internet Explorer being unable to see that we had an RSS feed (our News). So if you're using version 7 or 8 of Internet Explorer you should now see that the feed icon in the bar at the top is no longer greyed out and you can subscribe to it.
Partly due to Facebook's decision to archive our group, like many other groups, and also the death of Xinyi Lu, who was managing the old group information, we've decided to open a new Facebook page.
So please follow this in future (if you're into Facebook).
Our RSS feed is automatic
We've implemented a new way of updating our clubs list and therefore the map, allowing club secretaries to be in control of their own details and update them as soon as they change.
This means that the list and map are going to be more up to date and more reliable than ever before.
As a by-product of this change there have been a significant number of corrections to the details about many cl
Happy New Year to all our readers!
We've just introduced an easier way of joining and renewing your membership online:
We have moved the hosting service for our website and mailing list to a new hosting service (Bytemark) based in the UK, from the previous one (Pair) based in the USA.
The original BGA Organisers Handbook has had a complete revision as of May 2010 and has now been divided into two separate documents: