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March 31st, 2014

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Victor and Aki win Rengo Tournament

On Saturday the 2014 Rengo tournament took place, and three pairs participated this year. After three rounds, Victor and Aki emerged as the only pair to win all their games. Congratulations to Victor and Aki for winning the tournament.

Full Results:
1. Victor Chow & Aki Zhou (2 wins)
2. John Leuner & Andre Connell (1 win)
3. Gordon Wells & Gerrit Kapp (0 wins)

Posted by Francois Van Niekerk as Tournaments at 3:57 PM, No Comments »

March 31st, 2014

SAGA president’s report – 2013/2014

Those who looked carefully might have noticed that a link to the SAGA President’s report for 2013/2014 was not included in the AGM notice. The report is now available on the SAGoClubs wiki, and gives a nice overview of Go activities in South Africa over the past year.

Posted by Steve as Cape Town, Joburg, News, SAGA, Tournaments at 7:59 AM, No Comments »

March 26th, 2014

2014 Go Camp in Osaka

Our friend and teacher from Japan, Aketa Katsuyuki, has sent the following message on behalf of Maeda Ryo 6p, which is about a three week Summer training camp in Osaka later this year:

Dear Go friends,
This is Maeda Ryo 6p of Kansai-Kiin Japan.

I have been attending the US Go congress for the past 13 years.

Since last year, we started to hold an annual Osaka Go camp in Japan.
There were 32 participants from 12 countries in 2013.

The Go camp in 2014 will be from June 29th to July 19th .
We have league games in the mornings and full teaching programs in the
afternoons by professional players every day. The teaching programs will
be in English.
On holidays, we will also organize some day trips to places like Osaka
city, Kyoto, Nara, and a two day trip to Hiroshima and Innoshima (Honinbo
Shusaku Igo Memorial Museum), see our website:
https://www.ads.tuwien.ac.at/~hu/osaka_go/

The 2014 Osaka Go camp is also mentioned in the AGA Go E-journal:
https://www.usgo.org/news/2013/12/maeda-organizing-2014-go-camp-in-osaka/

If you are interested, please introduce this event to your country of Go
Association.

I promise that everyone can improve quite a lot through the camp and
will have a lot of fun!

Looking forward to seeing you in Osaka!

Posted by Chris Welsh as Uncategorized at 9:36 PM, 1 Comment »

March 26th, 2014

Notice of 2014 SAGA AGM and call for council nominations

Please see the notice of the 2014 SAGA AGM to be held on 24 May, as well as a call for nominations for a new council member, at this page.

Posted by Steve as Announcements, News, SAGA at 11:56 AM, No Comments »