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Monday 9am-12pm 

The Zoka group meets to play Go out in public at Zoka Coffee (Green Lake):
2200 N 56th St #6204, Seattle, WA 98103
 Everyone is welcome.

Tuesday  3pm-9pm

SGC open hours for general Go playing and teaching

Wednesday 5pm

South Sound Go Club meets on Discord and OGS

Wednesday 5pm

South Sound Go Club meets on Discord and OGS

Wednesday 7pm

SGC meetup at Stoup Brewing Capitol Hill hosted by Daivd.

Saturday 1pm-6pm

SGC open hours for general Go playing and teaching

Seattle Shogi also meets at this time

Saturday 2pm-5pm

SGC meetup hosted by Jay/Emma at Crossroads Mall food court near the library.

Sunday 2pm-4/5pm

Kids Time every Sunday except the first Sunday of the month.  Close at 4pm if no attendees.

Sunday Online 3pm-6pm

  South Sound Go Club meets on Discord and OGS

First Sunday of Month

SGC monthly ratings tournament.  Please have a valid AGA membership in advance.  Registration is from 10:00am – 10:45am, first game starts at 11:00am, and third round starts at 3:30pm



Washington State Championship 2023

This Dec 9th and 10th, we will host the second annual AGA WA State Championship at our new location (see for a map). There will be an Open Tournament for strong, qualifying attendees (all even games to determine the state champion) and a Handicap Ratings Tournament. There will be 5 rounds — two rounds Saturday and three rounds Sunday. 

The top scoring player in the Open Tournament who has lived in Washington state for six months or more will win the 2023 Washington State Championship title and trophy.

The top scoring players in the Open Tournament that are employable in the United States win the championship prize money — $500 for top score, $250 for second top score, and $125 for third top score.

Handicap Tournament cash prizes and youth prizes depend on registrations.

You must have a current AGA membership. Please renew ahead of time to make registration easier and to make starting on time possible. Go to AGA membership join/update page to check your membership status, or join. Parents, you must make sure your kids are valid members. If someone cannot become an AGA member before the first round of pairing, you cannot play because we submit all game records to the AGA.

Tournament Details:
* Registration time: December 9th, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
* Saturday First Round Starts: December 9th, 10:30 AM (second round around 2:00pm)
* Sunday Third Round Starts: December 10th, 10:30 AM (fourth around around 1:30pm, fifth round around 3:30pm)
* Entry Free: $20 for non-voting members, $10 for voting members, Youth (under 18) are free (the $10 fee is paid by a grant from AGF), and Spectators are free.
* Time Controls: 45 mins with 5 byo-yomi periods of 30 seconds.
* Tie-Breaker: SOS (sum of opponent scores), SODOS (sum of defeated opponents’ scores), and lastly a tie-breaking game

This event is sponsored by the AGA State Championship fund, the AGA Tournament Support Program, and the Seattle AGA Chapter. Big thanks to the AGA for their support.

Upcoming Anniversary Tournament

November 5th, We will be hosting our Anniversary Tournament.

We will have both and open (all even games) and handicap tournament. The open tournament is for the 8 strongest players and will have a cash prize of $150 for the player winning 3 games.  Our handicap tournament will also have some cash prizes for those who win 3 games (or divided over those who win 2 games if no one wins 3).  There is also our usual kids prize of $25 for the person under 18 years old who wins the most games (playing with a higher ranks break ties).  We will provide pizza for lunch, see below.

Tournament Info


Registration: 9:00am – 9:45am sharp (NOTE: DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME ends this day at 2am when we turn clocks back one hour)

First Game: 10:00 am. Second Game: 1pm.  Third Game: 3pm.

Rounds: 3

Entry Fee: $20 for non-voting members, $10 for voting members. Free if under 18 years old.

Time Controls:  45 minutes, 5 periods 30 second byomi

Rule set: Japanese counting, AGA guidelines (Like the monthly)


We will provide free pizza for lunch.  A big thanks to the AGA for helping provide pizza for our tournament.  We will count how many slices people want before the first round (cheese or pepperoni), and we will have the pizza delivered around noon.

To learn more email

Reopening Party

This October 3rd at 6:00pm, we will be hosting a party to celebrate our new location at Phinney Ridge Community Center. Come Join us for Food, Drinks and the return of lighting Go in a fun mini tournament. We will also be displaying a goban for a future raffle (more in the upcoming weeks).

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