Events Calendar


November

Coventry

Saturday 29th November. Science Concourse, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL. 3 round McMahon tournament. Registration by 10:30. Prize-giving by 19:00. Contact Bruno Poltronieri 07789558058 go at uwcs.co.uk A Entry Form

British Championship Match

Saturday 29th November. Game 3 in this year's Title Match between Andrew Kay and Alex Kent. Broadcast on KGS. BC More Info

December

South London

Saturday 6th December. Quaker Meeting House, 60 Park Lane, Croydon, CR0 1JE Teaching in the morning and 3-round rapid play (40 mins sd) kyu players' tournament if the afternoon. Registration 09:30 to 10:15. Contact David Cantrell david at cantrell.org.uk C more info

Edinburgh Christmas

Saturday 13th December. Old St Paul’s Episcopal Church Hall, Jeffrey Street, Edinburgh EH1 1DH. 4-round McMahon tournament. Time limit 45 minutes with 30/5 overtime. Registration by 09:45. Prizegiving 18:00. Contact Donald MacLeod donald.macleod284 at virgin.net 0141 8806169. B SC More Info

London Open

Sunday 28th–Wedneday 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 More Info

2015

January 2015

Maidenhead-Hitachi

Saturday 24th January. Hitachi Europe Head Office at Whitebrook Park, Lower Cookham Road, Maidenhead, SL6 8YA. 3-round McMahon tournament. Time limit 60 minutes with increasing 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 BK Register Flyer

February

Cheshire

Saturday 7th February 2015. Frodsham Community Centre, Fluin Lane, Frodsham, Cheshire, WA6 7QN. New Format: 3-round McMahon for all players. Time limits 60 mins with increasing overtime. Registration by 10:30. Prize-giving by 18:30. Contact Tony Pitchford 07870893153 cheshire at kisekigo.com. B More Info

Irish Go Congress

Friday 6th February to Sunday 8th February. Dublin, Ireland. Friday evening: Irish Rapid Play. Saturday and Sunday: 5 round McMahon tournament. Time limit 60 minutes with 15/5 overtime. Contact Rory Wales rorywales at yahoo.com A

March

Trigantius

Saturday 7th March 2015. Cambridge University Social Club Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1RX. 3 Round McMahon tournament. Time limit 60 minutes, with variable increasing overtime. Registration by 10:00. Prize-giving by 20:00. Contact Geoff Kaniuk geoff at kaniuk dot co dot uk. A

British Go Congress

Friday 27th - Sunday 29th March 2015. Prince Rupert Hotel, Butcher Row, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 1UQ Teaching from 14:00 on the Friday. Friday evening 19:30 the British Lightning. Saturday and Sunday the British Open (6-round McMahon). Prize giving 17:30. BGA AGM 19:00 Saturday evening, then tournament dinner. Contact britishopen at britgo.org B SC Register More Info

April

Birmingham

Welwyn Garden City

Saturday 18th April 2015. Red Lion, 88 Great North Road, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL9 5EU Registration by 09:30. Prize giving 18:30. 3-round McMahon tournament. Time limit 60 minutes with 20/5 overtime. Buffet lunch available. Contact John Collins jmc at toad.me.uk A Register

May

Candidates' Tournament

Saturday 2nd May to Monday 4th May 2015. The Fulbourn Centre, 31 Home End, Fulbourn, Cambridge CB21 5BS. For qualifiers only (all British players who are members of the BGA with rating above 1899 from a tournament April 2014 - March 2015). You may be sent a letter/email of invitation. You can check online if you may qualify. 6 round Swiss tournament. 90 minutes time limit with 20 moves in 5 minutes overtime. Contact Geoff Kaniuk geoff at kaniuk dot co dot uk More Info A BC SC

Bar-Low

Sunday 3rd May 2015 (provisional). Cambridge

Bracknell

Sunday 17th May. Woosehill Community Centre, Emmview Close, Wokingham, RG41 3DA. 3 round McMahon tournament. 60 minutes time limit with 30 moves in 5 minutes overtime. Registration by 10:00. Prizegiving 18:45. Contact Ian Marsh 01344 422296 bracknell at kisekigo.com B Entry Form Flyer

Challengers' League

Saturday 23rd May to Tuesday 26th May The Goddard Arms, 1 High Street, Swindon, SN1 3EG. For qualifiers from the Candidates' Tournament only. BC A

Scottish Open

Saturday 30th May - Sunday 31st May. Gilchrist Postgraduate Club, University of Glasgow, University Avenue, Glasgow G12 8QQ 6 round McMahon. 60 minutes with increasing overtime. Registration Saturday by 10:30. Prize Giving at 18:15 Sunday. Contact Donald Macleod donald.macleod at physics.org A SC More Info

June

British Pair Go Championships

Saturday 6th June 2015. Red Lion, 88 Great North Road, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL9 5EU A tournament for teams of one male and one female who play alternately with 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 18:00. Contact Francis Roads, 61 Malmesbury Road, London E18 2NL 020 85054381 francis.roads at gmail.com

Durham

Welsh Open

Saturday 20th June - Sunday 21st June 2015. Min-Y-Mor Hotel, The Promenade, Barmouth, LL42 1HW McMahon tournament. Time limits and overtime tba. Contact Martin Harvey jm.harvey at ntlworld.com. Rating class tba

July

August

Isle Of Man Go Festival

Sunday 23rd - Friday 28th August 2015. Cherry Orchard, Port Erin, Isle of Man IM9 6AN. 12th edition - many events planned - provisonally: Main Tournament mornings 23rd-25th/27th/28th, Afternoon Tournament 23rd-25th, Handicap Tournament afternoons 27th/28th, Die Hards or Day Trip 26th, Quiz, Rengo, Music, 13x13, closing dinner (evenings). Also teaching sessions, mostly aimed at novices and improving players. Contact Leo at manx.net A More Info Entry Form

Mind Sports Olympiad

Sunday 23rd – Monday 31st August (provisional).

Belfast

September

Northern

Cornwall

Shropshire

Swindon

October

International Teams Autumn Match

East Midlands

Wessex

Later

Isle of Skye Tournament

Saturday 5th March–Sunday 6th March 2016 (provisional). 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

British Go Congress

Friday 8th - Sunday 10th April 2016 (provisional). Cambridge



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