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2024 EGM and AGM

On 23rd of May 2024 at 20:00 the British Go Association will be holding both an EGM and its annual AGM. As in recent years the meeting will be by ZOOM video call, for which a link will be provided nearer the date.

2023 AGM - Agenda and voting rights

A draft agenda for the 2023 AGM has been published and can be found on

This year as part of the transfer to incorporated status, two AGMs will be held on the same evening, using the same ZOOM session. The structure is explained in the joint agenda for the evening.

Policies Presentation Re-vamp

Some little time ago it was realised that the way our current policies are presented is far from optimal. There was not a lot of consistency across them, and in many cases it was quite hard to separate the key policy statements from the descriptions of processes used.

An initiative was started to revamp the presentation of our policies, with the objectives of:

2021 Strategy Day Notes

The notes from the Council's Strategy Day in September 2021 have been published at

2022 AGM Minutes

The minutes of the 2022 AGM have now been published at

AGM Meeting Details

A reminder to everyone that the 2022 AGM is taking place on Thursday 26th May at 19:30, as an online meeting using ZOOM.

The link to use to access the meeting has been added to the agenda and other papers on Accounts and AGM Page

2022 AGM - Agenda and Papers

As previously announced, the 2022 AGM will take place on May 26th by the use of ZOOM online meeting technology. A meeting invite will be created and published on the website a week or so before the meeting.

The Agenda, and accompanying papers, can be found in the members section of the website at

Committee Appointments

In the November Council meeting it was agreed that

- Colin Williams would take over the Chair of the Tournaments Committee, following the resignation of Matt Marsh. Matt will still be managing the running of this year's British Championship
- Stephen Tweedie would take over the Chair of the Technical Committee from Colin

AGM Report

The short Annual General Meeting of the British Go Association was held at 20:00 on the Saturday evening of the British Go Congress in Cambridge.

2015 AGM and Annual Awards update

A summary of the AGM will be sent to all Association members in the next Newsletter and full minutes posted in the Members' Area in due course.

We thank Colin Maclennan for his service, on his retirement after 4 years on Council, and welcome elected new members Donald Campbell and Matt Marsh and co-opted member Gerry Gavigan (London Open organiser).