Events Calendar


2017

December

Edinburgh Christmas

Saturday 16th December. Skyscanner, Quartermile One, 15 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh EH3 9EN. 4-round McMahon tournament. Time limit 45 minutes with 30/5 and 'accelerated' overtime. Registration by 09:45. Prizegiving 18:00. Cost: Standard £7, Concession £5, Non-BGA add £3. Contact edinburghgoclub at gmail.com B SC More Info/Register

London Open

Sponsored by DeepMind.
Thursday 28th–Sunday 31st December.
International Student House (ISH), 229 Great Portland Street, London, W1W 5PN. McMahon tournament with 7 rounds. Time limit 90 minutes with 20/5 overtime. Also Lightning, Pair Go and Rengo tournaments. A About London Opens More Info/Register

January 2018

Maidenhead-Hitachi

Saturday 20th January. Hitachi Europe Head Office at Whitebrook Park, Lower Cookham Road, Maidenhead, SL6 8YA. 3-round McMahon tournament. Time limit 60 minutes with 'accelerated' overtime (10/5, 20/5 etc). Flexible komi with players bidding to play black. Buffet lunch available. Registration by 9:45. Prize giving by 19:00. Contact Iain Atwell 01628 676792 wintergarden at talktalk.net A

February 2018

Cheshire

Saturday 3rd February. Frodsham Community Centre, Fluin Lane, Frodsham, Cheshire, WA6 7QN. 3-round McMahon for all players. Time limits 60 mins with 'accelerated' overtime. Registration by 10:30. Prize-giving by 18:30. Contact Tony Pitchford 07870893153 cheshire at kisekigo.com. B More Info

London Go Centre Grand Opening

Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th February.

Nottingham Kyu Training Day

Saturday 24th February. The Dice Cup, 68-70 Mansfield Road, Nottingham NG1 3GY Kyu-player Teaching from 10:00. Afternoon mini-tournament until 18:00. Contact Brent Cutts brent.cutts63 at gmail.com

March 2018

Irish Go Congress

Friday 2nd March to Sunday 4th March. Dublin, Ireland. Friday from 19:00 Irish Rapid Play. Saturday and Sunday: Confucius Cup (Irish Open) 5 round McMahon tournament. First prize 1000 euro. Also parallel Chinese Chess Tournament. A More Info on Confucius Cup

Isle of Skye

Saturday 3rd March–Sunday 4th March. Tongadale Hotel, Wentworth Street, Portree, Isle of Skye IV51 9EJ. 6 round McMahon. (Small board event Friday evening.) Contact John MacDonald 01478 611207 or Carel Goodheir 01478 611763 carelgoodheir at gmail.com B SC

Trigantius

Saturday 10th March. Cambridge University Social Club, Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1RX. 3 Round McMahon tournament. Time limit 60 minutes, with 'accelerated' overtime. Novices' Tournament at 14:00. Registration by 10:30. Prize-giving 19:15. Contact Geoff Kaniuk geoff at kaniuk dot co dot uk. A More Info/Enter Entry List

April 2018

British Go Congress

Friday 6th - Sunday 8th April . Bristol.

May 2018

Candidates' Tournament

Saturday 5th - Monday 7th May. 6-round tournament. British championship rules. Closed event, i.e. by qualification only; you can check online if you may qualify. Playing sessions will run between 10:00 and 18:00. A BC SC

Bracknell

Sunday 13th May. Woosehill Community Centre, Emmview Close, Wokingham, RG41 3DA. 3 round McMahon tournament. 60 minutes time limit with 30 moves in 5 minutes overtime. 40th edition. Registration by 10:00. Prizegiving 18:45. Contact Ian Marsh 01344 422296 bracknell at kisekigo.com B More Info

Welwyn Garden City

Saturday 19th May. Welwyn Garden City Bridge Club room, Gosling Stadium, Welwyn Garden City AL8  6XE. Registration by 09:45. Prize giving by 19:00. 3-round McMahon tournament. Time limit 60 minutes with 20/5 overtime. Contact John Collins jmc at toad.me.uk A Register List of Entries

Scottish Open

Scottish Open Juniors

Challengers' League

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June 2018

British Pair Go Championships

Saturday 2nd June. Red Lion, 88 Great North Road, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL9 5EU Tournament for teams of one male and one female; play alternately; no conferring. The top 8 "British" pairs play for the title. Remaining pairs play in the handicap section. Registration by 10:15. Prize-giving by 16:30. Contact Francis Roads, 61 Malmesbury Road, London E18 2NL 0208 505 4381 francis.roads at gmail.com More about PairGo

Durham

Saturday 9th – Sunday 10th June. Elvet Hill House, Millhill Lane, Durham DH1 3TH (next to Oriental Museum who will be giving free entry to entrants) Registration by 10:30 Saturday. Prize-giving by 17:00 Sunday. 6 Round McMahon. Contact Andrew Ambrose-Thurman go.club at dur.ac.uk B

Welsh Open

Saturday 30th June - Sunday 1st July. Min y Mor Hotel, The Promenade, Barmouth, LL42 1HW 6-round McMahon tournament. Entries welcomed for single days or both days. Players are welcome to miss any round(s), without detriment to prize-allocation. Free coffee and tea. An early and a later sitting for the Saturday evening meal. Contact Helen and Martin Harvey jm.harvey at ntlworld.com. B

July 2018

5th Annual World Collegiate Wei-Chi Championships

During week Monday 9th – Sunday 15th July. University Centre and Robinson College, Cambridge. World tournament for all students under 25. Organisation and support by Shanghai Ing Chang-Ki Wei-chi (Go) Foundation. Semi-final of the 14th Chang Qi Cup (pro event) alongside.

UK Go Challenge Finals

August 2018

Mind Sports Olympiad

Sunday 19th – Monday 27th August. JW3, 341-351 Finchley Road, London NW3 6ET. This is a modern Jewish Community Centre - please note food and knives etc may not be brought on site. 22nd edition. No events Saturday 25th. Competition for medals; prize money in most events. More Info

MSO Open

Sunday 19th August (provisional). 10:15 to 18:00. 4-round McMahon. 40 mins + 30 in 5 overtime. B

MSO Small Board

Monday 20th August (provisional). 14:15 to 18:00. 4-round Swiss. 13x13 games. 20 mins.

MSO 9x9

Monday 20th August (provisional). 18:45 to 22:30. Swiss. 9x9 games.

September 2018

Penzance (Cornwall)

Sheffield

Swindon

October 2018

Northern

Wessex

November 2018

Three Peaks

British Youth Go Championship

Later

Leo Phillips Isle Of Man Go Festival

Sunday 11th - Friday 16th August 2019 (provisional).



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