Pub League Match Ends in 4-4 Draw

Two teams from Edinburgh and Newcastle met on Saturday Afternoon in Jerimiah’s Tap House on Elm Row, and had an engaging afternoon of Go Playing. Lots of tight games were reflected in the final scoreline of 4-4. Many thanks to the Newcastle Team for travelling up. Return match to be arranged in near future.

Full results are now available here.


Registration for Edinburgh Xmas Tournament is now Open

The 2018 Edinburgh Christmas Tournament will be held at St. Columba’s-by-the-Castle Church on Saturday 15th December. It’s a 4-round McMahon Tournament with 45 minutes main time and accelerating 30/40/50 stones in successive 5 minute overtime periods. More details can be found on the  Edinburgh Xmas Tournament 2018 page and the registration form is here.

Any questions please get in touch, at .

Boris Mitrovic retains Scottish Open Title

Twenty-four players contested the Scottish Open 2018 over two days at the Offices of Skyscanner in Edinburgh. Boris Mitrovic retaining his title and winning all his games. On four wins were Neil McLean, Toby Manning, Alistair Wall, Rob Payne & Roger Daniel. Full details of main tournament can be found here. James Richards won the 9×9 small board contest.

Many Thanks to Skyscanner for hosting the event, and fueling the participants throughout the contest with drinks and copious pizza.

Minutes of AGM 2018

Minutes of AGM below. Please e-mail if you have any corrections / clarifications.

Best Regards,


AGM – Thursday 15th March 2018
1) Statement of Accounts : Bank Balance >£700.
2) Election of Officers:
– Chair : Boris
– Treasurer : Robin
– Secretary : Rob
3) Any Other Business:
– Arranging a Second Night : some discussion on whether possible to have a second night. Comments that the sessions at Drouthy Neebors worked well when Baron/Simon were regulars with organisation on an ad hoc basis through mailing list to make sure enough people turned up. Would need to find a suitable venue, and see if enough interest to be viable.
– Neil mentioned that he had volunteered to help on BGA committee.
– Scottish Open will be in Edinburgh. Details to be posted soon.

Edinburgh Xmas Results

Alistair Wall was winner of the Edinburgh Xmas Tournament with 3 wins from 4. Also on 3 wins were Roger Daniel, Serhii Gavrylov, Robin McLean and Neil Sandford.  Worthy of an honourable mention is Yen-Ting Liu on 2 wins from 2.

Full results on the European Go Database here

Many Thanks to everyone who helped with running the Tournament and to Skyscanner for generously providing the venue, pizza and beer.