Weekly Schedule


Open to public on
tournament days only.

Monday 6:30-8:30 PM

Closed Monday Feb. 18 for Presidents Day

Nick Sibicky’s class for intermediate kyu-level players resumes Feb. 25, 6:30-8:30 PM.

Tuesday 1:00-10:00 PM

The largest weekly meeting of Go players in North America

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


Wednesday 6:00-9:00 PM

Wednesday 6:00-7:00 PM, “Programming Computer Go”; then “Go Basics” 7:00-8:30 PM.

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

Thursday 2:00-9:00 PM

Open play in the afternoon

Instruction for Complete Beginners 6:30 – 8:30
  with Larry Eclipse  New students are welcome.

Thursday “Advanced Go” 7:00-9:00 PM (register in advance).

Thursday 5:30-8:00 PM
Free beginner’s lessons and meet-up at Hurry Curry Seattle

Friday  closed

Saturday 1:00-8:00 PM

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

Speed League Go tournament, 2nd Saturday of the month.
Shogi games and lessons, 3rd Saturday of the month.


Closed Monday Feb. 11

Seattle Go Center will be closed Monday, February 11, 2019 due to expected inclement weather. Nick Sibicky’s “DDK” class is canceled for the day. Snow is forecast for Tuesday also, so watch for announcements about whether the Go Center will be open February 12.

The Go Center also will be closed Monday, February 18, for the Presidents’ Day holiday. The DDK class will resume on February 25. Meanwhile, you can see previous lectures on Nick’s YouTube channel.

Snowmageddon 2019

Advanced GO Class, Winter-Spring 2019

Yue Zhang’s new Advanced Go class, for players single-digit kyu and stronger, got off to a false start two weeks ago. Because of its unique structure, the class works best if at least six students participate; but only two showed up. (Yue kindly played simultaneous games with them.)

So, pre-registration is now required, either in person at the Go Center (a sign-up sheet is on the reception desk), or via the online registration page. Register by Monday evening prior to the class. (For example, to attend the Thursday, February 7 session, you should register no later than Monday, February 4.) Sessions that don’t have six or more registered will be canceled. (So get a bunch of your Go rivals to sign up too!)

Yue (Vincent) Zhang

Classes will run Thursdays, 7:00 – 9:00 PM at the Go Center. Tuition for these unique two-hour classes is $25 per class, including Go Center admission ($20 per class for Youth under 18, and Go Center voting members). Scholarships are available for players for whom the tuition would be a burden, bringing the cost to just $10 per class; and the application process is simple — email or talk to Mike (the programs manager) for info.

The class will feature group games and AI-assisted review, among other things. Rated 7 dan in the AGA, Yue has twice won the Open section at Seattle tournaments, and has years of experience teaching college.

New (and Familiar) Classes Starting Jan. 2019

The Go Center schedule is settling down after the holidays, with exciting new additions to our educational offerings.  Here are our regularly scheduled weekly classes:

(Note – informal instruction for beginners is also available Tuesdays and Saturdays.)
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