Why and how to become a member

Why become a member ?

The Belgian Go Federation, a non-profit organization, has the aim of promoting go in Belgium.
By becoming a member, you help to reach that objective. In the long run, you'll have more and different players to play go with.

The BGF offers several services to its members.
More concrete, the BGF...

  • organizes go lectures given by strong players
  • organizes the interclubs tournament
  • organizes once a year a go weekend and from time to time, some other Go workshops.
  • maintains the rating list (only members are published)
  • organizes various competitions, free of charge for its members
  • publishes the BelGo magazine, keeping you up to date with what is happening in the Belgian Go-scene

How to become a member ?

You can become a member if you're also a member of a Belgian go club.
The go club asks membership fee, of which a part is your membership fee for the BGF, the other part being a specific fee for the club (varying from one club to another between 0€ to 10€). Please ask your club captain.

Each year, the amount of the membership fee is decided at the Annual General Meeting.

For 2017, the membership fee of the BGF is 20 EUR
The membership fee of players under 18 years old is 10 EUR

It is possible to become a member without being a member of a Belgian go club. Contact Jan Ramon <treasurer@gofed.be>.

No matter whether you're a member or not, you can communicate with the Belgian Go community on our newsgroup.