Events Calendar



Confucius Cup (Dublin)

Saturday 28th - Sunday 29th September. Confucius Institute, University College Dublin. 5-round McMahon Tournament (EGF Grand Prix Level-C). Contact president at A More Info


Saturday 28th September. Swindon Conservative Club, 20 Bath Road, Swindon, SN1 4BA 3-round McMahon Tournament. 60 minutes time limit + accelerated overtime. Registration by 10:15. Prize giving 18:00. Preferably by email to Christian Scarff xianscarff @, but phone entries will also be accepted on 07739 079552. A


Sunday 29th September. Greenhill Library, 160 Hemper Lane, Sheffield S8 7FE. 3-round McMahon tournament. 40 minutes per round plus 10 seconds per move Fischer time. Registration by 10:00; prize giving about 18:00. Several lower-graded players are expected. Contact David Wildgoose dbwildgoose at B More&Info/Entry



Saturday 12th October. Venue: Cheadle Hulme School, just south of Manchester, SK8 6EG. 3-round McMahon tournament (Fischer timing). Registration from 9:45 to 10:00. Prizegiving approximately 17:45. Please enter online, using the 'Entry form' button below. Contact Chris Kirkham cckirkham AT btinternet DOT com More info. B Enter Entry List

Cambridge Junior's 25th Anniversary

Sunday 13th October. Storey's Field Centre, Eddington Avenue, Cambridge CB3 1AA. Format: 13x13 tournament open to all. Stronger players compete for the British Small Board title by double elimination. All juniors will be competing for age-band titles for boys and for girls in the 2019 UK Go Challenge Finals. Arrive by 10:00, prize giving 17:00. paulsmith361 at or ukgoc at Flyer More Info Enter Entry List


Saturday 26th - Sunday 27th October. Special 50th Wessex Tournament, celebrating the memory of T Mark Hall. Previous winners and participants are encourage to attend. Bristol Village Hotel, Bullfinch Close, Patchway, South Gloucestershire BS34 6FG (for satnav use BS34 6QB). Format: Saturday Lightning tournament, other events (teaching), evening meal (menu orders by 6th October please). T Mark Hall Foundation AGM Saturday evening. Sunday: 50th Wessex; 4-round McMahon tournament. Lunch included. Further details of side events to follow. Contact wessex50th at
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Three Peaks

Saturday 2nd November - Sunday 3rd November. The Wheatsheaf, 22 High Street, Ingleton, LA6 3AD. 5-round McMahon tournament. Time limits by Fischer Time (equivalent of an hour). Registration by 10:45 Saturday. Prize giving 15:15 Sunday. Contact Adrian Abrahams adrian7k at B More Info

Guy Fawkes Weekend

Saturday 2nd November - Sunday 3rd November. London Go Centre, 54 Goldhawk Rd, London W12 8HA. Various events/tournaments. Contact londongocentre at More Info

International Teams Autumn Match

Sunday 3rd November. London Go Centre, 54 Goldhawk Rd, London W12 8HA. For teams of three players from London and nearby clubs. 3 rounds. 45 minutes with sudden death. The match will run between 10:15 and 16:30 and will hopefully have two divisions (kyu teams will play handicap). Contact londongocentre at C More Info

Doki Doki Festival, Manchester

Saturday 9th - Sunday 10th November. Sugden Sports Centre, 114 Grosvenor Street, Manchester M1 7HL (as in 2018). BGA members are manning 4 stalls all day - or rather both days, as the festival this year is doubled, with the Japanese Embassy involved. Free demos of Go will be given to many members of the public. Festival site. If you could spare time to join the BGA team - on one day or both - please contact Martin Harvey, harveymartin939 AT gmail DOT com


Saturday 16th November. University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL. 3 round McMahon tournament. Registration by 10:30. Prize-giving by 19:00. Contact James Taylor j.taylor.26 at Entry page and more details available shortly. A

British Youth Go Championship

Saturday 30th November. Brownsover Hall, Rugby. More details here.


Edinburgh Christmas

London Open

Saturday 28th–Tuesday 31st December. London Go Centre, 54 Goldhawk Rd, London W12 8HA. 7 round McMahon. Time limit 90 minutes with 20/5 overtime. Also Lightning, Pair Go and Rengo tournaments. Teaching by Catalin Taranu. Note entry is limited to 100. A More Info/Pre-register Poster Contact londongocentre at


January 2020


Sunday 12th January (provisional).


Provisional: will happen if Hatachi's offices are still available as the venue.

February 2020

March 2020


Trigantius Novices

European Youth

Thursday 12th - Saturday 14th March. Near Zagreb, Croatia

Isle of Skye

Saturday 14th March–Sunday 15th 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 B SC More Info

April 2020

British Go Congress

May 2020

Not the London Open

Nottingham Kyu Training Day and Tournament


Scottish Open

Bar-Low Tournament

June 2020

British Pair Go Championships

Saturday 6th June. Red Lion, 88 Great North Road, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL9 5EU Tournament for teams of one male and one female; play alternately; no conferring; Championship and Handicap sections. Registration by 10:15. Prize-giving 16:30. Contact Francis Roads, 61 Malmesbury Road, London E18 2NL 0208 505 4381 francis.roads at More about PairGo


Saturday 13th – Sunday 14th June. Elvet Hill House, Millhill Lane, Durham DH1 3TH (next to the Oriental Museum) Registration by 10:30 Saturday. Prize-giving by 17:30 Sunday. 6 Round McMahon. Contact Andrew Ambrose-Thurman tournament at B

28th Welsh Open

Saturday 20th - Sunday 21st June. 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, tea & biscuits. An early and a later sitting for the Saturday evening meal. Contact Helen and Martin Harvey harveymartin939 AT gmail DOT com B

July 2020

August 2020

Mind Sports Olympiad

Sunday 23rd - Monday 31st August (provisonal). 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. 24th edition. No events Saturday 29th. Competition for medals; prize money in Go (and other) events. More Info

Youth Training Residential

Monday 24th - Thursday 27th August (provisional). Caythorpe Court, near Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG32 3ER. Go teaching mornings, afternoons outdoor activities, Go tournament evenings.


T Mark Hall Rapid Play Tournament

Saturday 5th September 2020 (provisional). London Go Centre, 54 Goldhawk Rd, London W12 8HA.

European Women's Championship

Saturday 5th - Monday 7th September 2020. London Go Centre, 54 Goldhawk Rd, London W12 8HA.


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