Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Friday, February 6, 2015
Feb 05, 2015 09:00 am | Chris Garlock
The 36th World Amateur Go Championship will be held in Bangkok, Thailand June 5-12. North America will be represented by Danny Ko. More details will be forthcoming soon.
Sunday, February 1, 2015
Jan 31, 2015 05:00 pm | Chris Garlock
Go drives the plotline in a second-season episode of JAG entitled “The Game of Go.”“Harm and a Colombian drug lord play a high-stakes game of go, with the prize being a Marine who was left behind during a covert mission, as Webb and the JAG team once again butt heads,“ reports Dave Holland.
“I enjoy the EJ’s ‘Go Spotting’ column as go has a way of showing up in unexpected places,” says Holland. “I live in Minneapolis and recently met a young player from northern Minnesota whose grandfather learned baduk during the Korean War. He also went to high school with Bob Dylan.“
Friday, January 30, 2015
Jan 29, 2015 08:03 am | Paul Barchilon
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
The deadline for young kyu players who want to compete in the North American Kyu Championships is Feb. 3rd, with the tourney itself held Feb. 7th, on KGS. Kids and teens (under the age of 18) who are members of the AGA, CGA, Gimnasio de Go, or MGA, may all enter in the event. With thousands of dollars in scholarships available, to both the AGA Go Camp, and US Go Congress, kyu players of any rank should enter. Prizes will be awarded roughly every five ranks, starting at 25 kyu, and working up to 1 kyu. The registration form is here, more information is available here
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
This Sunday is the second round of the Pandanet-AGA City League. Watch heavyweights from the A League including professionals like Ximeng Yu and Ryan Li, the AGA’s newest pro. “Don’t discount our B and C Leagues; they will be duking it out with the other teams,” says Steve Colburn. Check the schedules for your local team.