Toby Manning

The Youth Committee exists to promote Go amongst young people up to the age of about 18. In this context, youth ends when school ends, so that, for example, the Student Development Co-ordinator, who is responsible for promoting Go in Universities and Colleges, is on the Clubs and Membership Committee rather than the Youth Committee.

An important part of the work of the Youth Committee is the encouragement of the teaching of Go (for instance the residential youth camp) and supporting clubs in schools, such as by the organisation of the UK Go Challenge (13x13 tournament for schools).

Young players are, of course, welcomed and encouraged to attend adult tournaments and other events generally (accompanied by a responsible adult).

To contact a Youth officer, email:

Role Job Description Person
Youth Grand Prix Organiser

Keeps track of the points scored in the annual Youth Grand Prix (see junior section).

Tony Atkins
Youth Teaching

Organises online teaching sessions for promising junior players


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