The 16th BGSA Colloquium will be held at the University of the Azores, Ponta Delgaa, 3‑6 April 2013.
And of course, the Board Games Studies Association website.
"Despite the documented evidence of chess historian H.J.R. Murray, I have always thought that chess was invented by a goddess." George Koltonowski, from Women in Chess, Players of the Modern Game