Saturday, December 8, 2018 was the Go Center’s 6th annual Pair Go Tournament — the Gala Night of Pair Go! Thirty Go players teamed up in pairs, seeking to beat the other pairs at their table.
Table 3 players express their mirth. (Catherine Ozols Photography)
Each table had four teams — so, two games going at once. The winners of Round 1 faced each other in Round 2. At the end of Round 2, each table had one undefeated pair.
Final results – 2018 Pair Go Table Winners:
Table 1 – Lee Anne Bowie, 4k and Bill Chiles, 3k
Table 2 – Xiangnan Chen, 3k and Brian Dai, 7k
Table 3 – Monique Nickerson, 15k and Rick Campbell, 14k
Table 4 – Ann Thompson, 18k and Bill Thompson, 13k
Seattle 2018 Pair Go Table Winners. (Catherine Ozols Photography)
Fun fact: Hajin Lee, professional 4 dan, and her partner defeated popular Go Center lecturer Nick Sibicky and his partner, in Round 1. Here’s Nick’s review of his Pair Go match vs Hajin Lee.
Hajin Lee and Dan Maas vs. Nick Sibicky and Sonny Cho (Table 1, Round 1). (Catherine Ozols Photography)
Seattle Go Center is pleased to present the 6th Annual Gala Night of Pair Go
- * Saturday, December 8 (following 2nd Saturday Speed League).
- * Register in person, 5:00 – 5:30 PM.
- * $10 entry ($5 for youth 17 and younger / Go Center voting members).
This is a great holiday event, with two rounds of Pair Go, cake, prizes and lots of fun. (We expect to finish the evening around 10 PM.) We will be following International Pair Go Rules. Each team must have one male partner, and one female, transgender, or non-binary partner. Team members may be of any age. This is not an official Pair Go competition, so formal dress is encouraged, but not required.
Special guest Hajin Lee, 4 Dan professional — Haylee’s World of Go/Baduk — is expected to play!