Visit of Cătălin Țăranu 6p

Special Meeting : Thursday 12th October 2017 : 6:30pm Skyscanner : £10 / £8 

The Edinburgh Go Club, with support from Nihon Ki-in (the Japanese Go Association) are delighted to welcome the strongest active professional go player in Europe, Cătălin Țăranu, visiting Scotland to teach at our one-off event on October 12th.  Martin Harvey, who is organising a similar event in Manchester that weekend, says: ” I’ve been fortunate to meet so many Go pros. Of these, at the top, and standing out a mile, is Cătălin”. See:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cătălin_Țăranu.

More details can be found here: Visit of Cătălin Țăranu 6p

 

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Scottish Open

The Scottish Open was played  at the offices of Skyscanner in Edinburgh on 27th and 28th May.

The time control was 1 hr + accelerating byo-yomi. Bar was set at 2k. Prizes were awarded to the top three ranked players by MMS (Boris, Paul and Neil McLean) and to the three 5kyus who won 4 of their 6 matches: Edmund, Stephen, Niall. Full results on EGF site to follow.

Many thanks to everyone who helped with the organisation, moving equipment and turning up to play or watch. Also to Skyscanner who provided an excellent venue.

Minutes of AGM

MINUTES OF AGM
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Date: 30th March 2017
Attendees: Boris, Robin, Rob, Neil, Art, Charles, Peter, James, Stephen.
1. + 2. Following Constitution was adopted :
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Constitution of the Edinburgh Go Club

  1. The Edinburgh Go Club is a non profit-making organisation devoted to the playing of, and promotion of interest in, the game of go.
  2. The officers of the club shall include Chairman, Treasurer and Secretary.
  3. There shall be an Annual General Meeting (AGM) to which the Secretary shall invite all members at least two weeks in advance.
  4. The business of the AGM shall include the election of officers, and the presentation by the Treasurer of the previous year’s accounts. Any other motions shall be notified to Chairman within 1 day of the meeting.
  5. The club shall not borrow or take on liabilities
  6. On dissolution, assets of the club shall go to the British Go Association
  7. Decisions on disbursement of funds require a majority of elected officers.
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3. Presentation of Accounts: Boris reported current balance is £700 in Clydesdale Account.
4.Election of Officers:
Following Officers were elected:
– Chairman: Boris Mitrovic
– Secretary: Rob Payne
– Treasurer: Robin McLean
5. AOB:
– Discussion of Scottish Open which will be in Edinburgh on 27th-28th May.
– Next AGM to be scheduled in March Next Year.

AGM: 8:00 PM, 30th March, Games Hub

Hi Everyone,

I haven’t had any objections to the time or date from the mailing list, so lets go with the 30th March.
There is a proposed Agenda below.
Let me know if you have any other questions or anything to add.
Under AOB (Any Other Business), I thought it might be worthwhile to adjourn to a Pub afterwards…
Best Regards,
rob.
AGENDA:
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1. Adopt the BGA Model Constitution (see below):
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Constitution of the Edinburgh Go Club

  1. The Edinburgh Go Club is a non profit-making organisation devoted to the playing of, and promotion of interest in, the game of go.
  2. The officers of the club shall be Chairman, Treasurer and Secretary.
  3. There shall be an Annual General Meeting (AGM) to which the Secretary shall invite all members at least two weeks in advance.
  4. The business of the AGM shall include the election of officers, and the presentation by the Treasurer of the previous year’s accounts.
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2. Proposed Additions / Amendments to the Above Constitution
a) the club shall not borrow or take on liabilities
b) on dissolution proceeds of the club shall go to the British Go Association.
c) decisions require a majority of the elected officers.
< Other Items as per standard AGM as in constitution above >
3. Presentation of Accounts
4. Election of Officers
– Chairman
– Secretary
– Treasurer
5. AOB (Any Other Business)
– this may include adjourning to a nearby pub.