As of June 1, the Seattle Go Center will be opening up for in person games. We will be open on Tuesday nights from 3pm to 9pm and Saturday afternoons from 1pm to 6pm. We will still be having our remote zoom Game Night.
Until we fully re-open, we ask that in addition to the regular Code of Conduct, you acknowledge the following:
We ask that unvaccinated people do not come to the Seattle Go Center. (We are sorry that this means that many young players cannot attend until after vaccinations for youth become available.)
There will be no food eating inside the premises.
Wearing a mask is required at all times from entering the premises until leaving, unless you are on the roof deck.
You may consume drinks inside but must return your face mask to its functioning position after each sip.
Managers may add or change requirements in response to ongoing developments related to COVID.
We are still closed to the public due COVID-19 precautions. However, we have several online opportunities for you. Our Tuesday evening meetup on Zoom is a good place to find a game, no matter what your level. And on Saturdays, a group meets on Discord. We can also arrange lessons with private instructors, for a fee. Here, Cullen Mott teaches a student remotely in March of 2019. For more information about our Paid Private Instruction, contact our Program Manager Kyle .
We are pleased to announce that Kyle Burg is our new Program Manager. Kyle has been our lead volunteer at Uwajimaya (taking over from Dennis Wheeler) until COVID precautions shut that down. He has been an enthusiastic teacher at many outreach events, including Cherry Blossom, Sakura Con, U District Street Fair, and Bon Odori. He also has an extensive background in software engineering. Kyle will have responsibility for outreach events and school Go clubs when they become possible again, and for classes, lessons and tournaments at the Go Center, when we reopen. In the meantime, he will be helping with our online events, website, and social media. Welcome Kyle!