Check out the National Go Center’s website for more information!

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Upcoming events

    • May 24, 2018
    • 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • National Go Center

    Open hours hosted by Nate Eagle 1d. Come to hang out, play go, study, work remotely, or join Nate for lunch.

    • May 25, 2018
    • 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    • National Go Center

    Head over to the National Go Center for Friday night Go, hosted by Haskell Small!

    Haskell Small's cell: 202-352-5529.

    • May 26, 2018
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • National Go Center

    Conrad Chaffee and Nate Eagle host afternoon pizza and go activities for kids and families. All ages and skill levels are welcome, and there's space to play for younger children.

    (Contributions for pizza are welcome but not required.)

    • May 28, 2018
    • 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • St. George's Church, corner of Fairfax and Oakland, Arlington, VA

    Play Go Monday Nights at NOVA Go Club in Arlington, VA

    Hosted by Gary Smith

    703-254-6429

    • May 29, 2018
    • 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • National Go Center, 4652 Wisconsin Ave NW

    Open hours for playing go, hosted by Patrick Sun.

    • May 30, 2018
    • 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Come learn and play with other newer players! The DC Beginner/Intermediate Go Club is hosted by Laurie Ensworth, and starts at 5 PM. It's a perfect time to come to the NGC to get an introduction to the game, or to play against others who are still working on game fundamentals.

    Players of all skill levels will be at the Go Center on Wednesday nights (starting at 7 PM), but there will still be space and attention devoted to beginners through 9 PM.

    • May 30, 2018
    • 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    • National Go Center

    If you can come only one night during the week to the National Go Center, come on Wednesday night.

    Whether you're a new player who wants to learn, a dan player interested in sharp competition, or just someone who wants to know what go's all about, Wednesday nights offer plenty of good company and opportunity.

    Hosted by Eric Haengel.

    • May 31, 2018
    • 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • National Go Center

    Open hours hosted by Nate Eagle 1d. Come to hang out, play go, study, work remotely, or join Nate for lunch.

    • June 01, 2018
    • 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    • National Go Center

    Head over to the National Go Center for Friday night Go, hosted by Haskell Small!

    Haskell Small's cell: 202-352-5529.

    • June 02, 2018
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • National Go Center

    Conrad Chaffee and Nate Eagle host afternoon pizza and go activities for kids and families. All ages and skill levels are welcome, and there's space to play for younger children.

    (Contributions for pizza are welcome but not required.)

    • June 04, 2018
    • 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • St. George's Church, corner of Fairfax and Oakland, Arlington, VA

    Play Go Monday Nights at NOVA Go Club in Arlington, VA

    Hosted by Gary Smith

    703-254-6429

    • June 05, 2018
    • 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • National Go Center, 4652 Wisconsin Ave NW

    Open hours for playing go, hosted by Patrick Sun.

    • June 06, 2018
    • 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Come learn and play with other newer players! The DC Beginner/Intermediate Go Club is hosted by Laurie Ensworth, and starts at 5 PM. It's a perfect time to come to the NGC to get an introduction to the game, or to play against others who are still working on game fundamentals.

    Players of all skill levels will be at the Go Center on Wednesday nights (starting at 7 PM), but there will still be space and attention devoted to beginners through 9 PM.

    • June 06, 2018
    • 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    • National Go Center

    If you can come only one night during the week to the National Go Center, come on Wednesday night.

    Whether you're a new player who wants to learn, a dan player interested in sharp competition, or just someone who wants to know what go's all about, Wednesday nights offer plenty of good company and opportunity.

    Hosted by Eric Haengel.

    • June 07, 2018
    • 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • National Go Center

    Open hours hosted by Nate Eagle 1d. Come to hang out, play go, study, work remotely, or join Nate for lunch.

    • June 08, 2018
    • 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    • National Go Center

    Head over to the National Go Center for Friday night Go, hosted by Haskell Small!

    Haskell Small's cell: 202-352-5529.

    • June 09, 2018
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • National Go Center

    Conrad Chaffee and Nate Eagle host afternoon pizza and go activities for kids and families. All ages and skill levels are welcome, and there's space to play for younger children.

    (Contributions for pizza are welcome but not required.)

    • June 10, 2018
    • 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • National Go Center

    Learn more about Yuan Zhou.

    Fee: $100.

    RSVP required—please email yuan.zhou@zhouyuan.com.

    Event Schedule

    Check In: 9:30AM to 10:00AM (with life and death problem)

    Detailed analysis of a game: 10am to 12pm

    Lunch Break: 12pm to 1pm

    Team Game Play: 1pm to 3pm (Shifu will pair the players. Game is tournament style with time controls)

    Analysis of the game played: 3pm to 4pm


    • June 17, 2018
    • 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
    • National Go Center

    Eric Lui, AGA Professional conducts a full-day workshop. Topics will include lectures, game reviews, pro game analysis, and simultaneous games.  Participants should bring at least one serious game record for review.

    Fee $100. To register RSVP to Eric at: eric_lui2002@yahoo.com

    • July 15, 2018
    • 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • National Go Center

    Learn more about Yuan Zhou.

    Fee: $100.

    RSVP required—please email yuan.zhou@zhouyuan.com.

    Event Schedule

    Check In: 9:30AM to 10:00AM (with life and death problem)

    Detailed analysis of a game: 10am to 12pm

    Lunch Break: 12pm to 1pm

    Team Game Play: 1pm to 3pm (Shifu will pair the players. Game is tournament style with time controls)

    Analysis of the game played: 3pm to 4pm


    • July 21, 2018
    • July 28, 2018


    This year, the National Go Center is hosting the U.S. Go Congress, the biggest event in American Go. Featuring the U.S. Open, a six-day, six-round tournament with generous time settings (90 minutes per side), there's no better way to make friends, learn about go, and get stronger.

    It will take place this year on the campus of William and Mary, in Williamsburg, VA, directly next to Colonial Williamsburg.

    Find out more at the official site: https://www.gocongress.org/



    • August 19, 2018
    • 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • National Go Center

    Learn more about Yuan Zhou.

    Fee: $100.

    RSVP required—please email yuan.zhou@zhouyuan.com.

    Event Schedule

    Check In: 9:30AM to 10:00AM (with life and death problem)

    Detailed analysis of a game: 10am to 12pm

    Lunch Break: 12pm to 1pm

    Team Game Play: 1pm to 3pm (Shifu will pair the players. Game is tournament style with time controls)

    Analysis of the game played: 3pm to 4pm


    • September 16, 2018
    • 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • National Go Center

    Learn more about Yuan Zhou.

    Fee: $100.

    RSVP required—please email yuan.zhou@zhouyuan.com.

    Event Schedule

    Check In: 9:30AM to 10:00AM (with life and death problem)

    Detailed analysis of a game: 10am to 12pm

    Lunch Break: 12pm to 1pm

    Team Game Play: 1pm to 3pm (Shifu will pair the players. Game is tournament style with time controls)

    Analysis of the game played: 3pm to 4pm


    • October 14, 2018
    • 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • National Go Center

    Learn more about Yuan Zhou.

    Fee: $100.

    RSVP required—please email yuan.zhou@zhouyuan.com.

    Event Schedule

    Check In: 9:30AM to 10:00AM (with life and death problem)

    Detailed analysis of a game: 10am to 12pm

    Lunch Break: 12pm to 1pm

    Team Game Play: 1pm to 3pm (Shifu will pair the players. Game is tournament style with time controls)

    Analysis of the game played: 3pm to 4pm


    • November 11, 2018
    • 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • National Go Center

    Learn more about Yuan Zhou.

    Fee: $100.

    RSVP required—please email yuan.zhou@zhouyuan.com.

    Event Schedule

    Check In: 9:30AM to 10:00AM (with life and death problem)

    Detailed analysis of a game: 10am to 12pm

    Lunch Break: 12pm to 1pm

    Team Game Play: 1pm to 3pm (Shifu will pair the players. Game is tournament style with time controls)

    Analysis of the game played: 3pm to 4pm


    • December 09, 2018
    • 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • National Go Center

    Learn more about Yuan Zhou.

    Fee: $100.

    RSVP required—please email yuan.zhou@zhouyuan.com.

    Event Schedule

    Check In: 9:30AM to 10:00AM (with life and death problem)

    Detailed analysis of a game: 10am to 12pm

    Lunch Break: 12pm to 1pm

    Team Game Play: 1pm to 3pm (Shifu will pair the players. Game is tournament style with time controls)

    Analysis of the game played: 3pm to 4pm


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