Weekly Schedule


Open to public on
tournament days only.

Monday DDK Class 6:30 – 8:30 pm

with Jonathen Cheng in July


Tuesday 1- 10 pm

The largest weekly meeting of Go players in North America

Our priority is teaching beginners and intermediate players for free between 3 – 9 p.m., but everybody can find a game.


Wednesday Class 7-9 pm

SDK Class with Peter Nelson


Free beginner’s lessons and meet-up at Uwajimaya Seattle 6-8 pm


Thursday 2 – 9 pm

Class for Complete Beginners at 6:30 – 9:00

  New students are welcome — walk in.   With Larry Eclipse


Meet-up at Crossroads Bellevue 6:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Friday  closed

Saturday 1 – 7 pm

Good day for a game — all levels, but not as big as Tuesday.  Instruction for beginners.






South Sound Go Club Presents Surrounding Game Movie

On Monday, July 17, 2017 The Surrounding Game, the first documentary about the game of Go in America, was screened in Tacoma at the Grand Cinema. South Sound Go Club presented the movie to an appreciative audience of Go enthusiasts and individuals seeking to learn more about the game.

After the film. Photo: Thomas Cruver

Doors opened at 6:00 PM for South Sound Go members to meet and for moviegoers to share refreshments before watching the film.  The audience responses to the film were animated; laughing with the film and [ Read more… ]

Surrounding Game Movie Premiere July 31

We are pleased to sponsor the Seattle Premiere of “The Surrounding Game” on July 31 at the Varsity Theatre,  4329 University Way NE, Seattle 98105.  THE SURROUNDING GAME is a full length documentary that follows the lives of three young Americans vying to become the first-ever Western professional Go players.  Visiting Japanese pro Maeda Ryo 6P, a longtime friend of U.S. Go players, will give a short introduction before the film.  This will be a fundraiser for the Seattle Go Center.  Ticket price is only $5 + service fee, but additional donations are welcomed…

Doors open at 7:00, with Maeda Sensei at 7:15, and the film at 7:30.  Runtime is 97 minutes. Tickets can be purchased online at Eventbrite, or at the theater the night of the event.  More information about the film can be found on the Surrounding Game Website.

Classes Continue in June and July

Our program of free classes continues on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings during the months of June and July.  The classes are free, and your first ten visits to the Go Center are free.  If you are under 18 years old, then all your visits to the Go Center are free!

Nick Sibicky Teaching Double Digit Kyu Class

Nick Sibicky will continue to teach the Double Digit Kyu Player (DDK) class in June; we will have guest teachers in July.  This is on Mondays at 6:30 p.m.  So if you want to be in the live audience [ Read more… ]

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