Paid private Go lessons are now available at the Seattle Go Center on Friday evening, Saturday morning, and Sundays. We will continue our extensive program of free group lessons on other days. Private lessons are great if you want to commit to an individualized program of instruction. Our teachers are well qualified for the levels they teach, and they are committed to finding effective ways to improve your game. [ Read more… ]
We will be teaching and playing Go for three days in the “Asian Games” room at the amazing Sakura-Con 2015 festival in downtown Seattle. You do not need a festival pass to join us. We will be in room 305 of the Washington State Convention Center, the same as last year, near the escalator. We will be there from 10 am to 10 pm on Friday, April 3, and Saturday, April 4, and from 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday, April 5. There will be a 13×13 Tournament on Sunday, starting at 10 am.
We look forward to our annual workshop with Yilun Yang 7P, which will be on the weekend of Feb. 21-22, 2015. This year, we are starting at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, which is later than usual. The early registration discounts end on Wednesday, Feb. 18. For more information, please go to our Yang Workshop webpage.
On Thursday evenings at the Go Center, from 6:30 – 8:30, Carlos Encalada is ready to teach both complete beginners and more advanced beginners. Zei Wei will be his teaching assistant. This is a great time of the year for beginners to arrange a sequence of lessons. [ Read more… ]
We will be open our regular hours on Saturdays (1 – 7) and Tuesdays (1-10) throughout the holiday season, with the exception that we will be closing early on Saturday, Dec. 27 at 5 pm.
None of our classes are meeting during the holidays, and we will be closed on Thursdays as well. Nick’s next class will be on Monday Jan. 12, and Andrew’s next class will be on Wed. Jan. 14.
We hope to see you soon!
$10 Admission, $5 for youth and voting members. Advance registration not required. Two rounds – International Pair Go Rules (each team must have a female and a male player).
The Nihon Ki-in recently celebrated its 90th Anniversary in Japan. As part of the celebration, they sent Frank (Kohya) Fukuda, our Director Emeritus, an “Appreciation Diploma”, signed by their President Nori Wada. The text stated in Japanese, “Residing outside of Japan, you have been working hard for introducing and popularizing the game of Go, and you have contributed greatly to make Go prosper in your area. Through your activity, the success of international friendship was achieved.” [ Read more… ]
Nick Sibicky will start up the Double Digit Kyu Players Class (DDK) on Monday, September 29, at 6:30. The class is open to anybody who can finish a 19×19 game. The class is free, and your first 10 visits to the Go Center are also free.
Nick tapes his lectures and posts them on youtube.com. [ Read more… ]
We are pleased to announce that our Wednesday evening class with Andrew J for single digit kyu players has started up again. Class runs from 7-9 p.m. at the Seattle Go Center. The class is free, and your first 10 visits to the Go Center are free as well.
Some of our classes have gone on vacation for August, but the rest of our schedule is unchanged. The Monday night class with Nick Sibicky is not meeting in August, nor is the Wednesday night class with Andrew Jackson. However, the Beginner’s Class, on Thursdays from 7-9 pm, continues with Carlos Encalada the whole month. The Go Center will be open for our regular hours on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturday. The meetup at Crossroads Bellevue also continues on Thursdays in August, from 6:00 – 8:30. The Meetup at Uwajimaya in the International District will not happen Aug. 13, but will meet on Aug 20 & 27 from 6-8 pm.