During the 1930’s, one man named Yokotta, was instrumental in promoting the interests of the San Francisco Go Club to a very considerable extent. In fact, he is one of the principle benefactors in the club’s history. Mr. Yokotta was postmaster of the Japanese ship, “Assama Maru,” traveling between Yokohama and San Francisco. He was … Continue reading The Beginning of the San Francisco Go Club
Every Sunday you can find Guy Moreau 1D at the Go Club giving free beginner lessons. Guy is a wonderful teacher who has taught thousands of players the game with his playful style. It's a great day for beginners to swing by who are looking to learn the basics or level up by playing others. … Continue reading Free Beginner Lessons Every Sunday
The Dojo will be open every 2nd Saturday of the month starting May 18th. The hours will be 1pm - 6pm. We hope to see you there.
Last Friday of every month. Get your games reviewed by Linden at our monthly game review workshop. This event is best for players ranked 20k to 5k. Linden will go over your game with the group and answer questions. Make sure to bring your game records with you.
On 16 April 2022, during the Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival in San Francisco's Japantown, more than 40 competitors attended the San Francisco Go Club (SFGC) Cherry Blossom Tournament held at the club's recently opened dojo. Player skill levels ranged from 30 kyu up to 6 dan and games were played across 3 rounds. Over … Continue reading SFGC Cherry Blossom Tournament Results
The Bay Area Go Players Association has its own club room on KGS. There you can play Go, chat, and network online with other players in the San Francisco Bay Area. Simply log in, click on the Rooms menu and select Room List. Next click on Clubs and find the room called, “Bay Area GPA.” Click on … Continue reading Other Bay Area Go Clubs
By Paul Goodman (4D) The rules of Go are simple: you can learn them in about twenty minutes. The strategies of Go are complex: you can play for a lifetime and not fully master them. A powerful attraction of Go is that no matter what your strength, you can always improve. The other side of … Continue reading Making the Most of the SF Go Club
Black, white, circle, square, wood, stone — how hard could it be? Lessons The quickest way to get stronger is to take a few lessons from a knowledgeable player. Any experienced player at the club is able to teach. Without a doubt, this is the fastest way to get stronger. As a bonus you’ll get … Continue reading Learning the Ancient Game of Go
SF Go Club is hosting special events for the Cherry Blossom Festival in Japantown this April. Beginners workshopsGo movie nightHistory of the San Francisco Go ClubCherry Blossom Go Tournament If you know anything about Go this is a great chance to show others how awesome the game is. There will be lots of people walking … Continue reading Cherry Blossom Festival Activities – April 9,10,16,17
Click Here to Register Back for more and better than last time we are ready to host another tournament at even higher efficiency! We’ve got certificates! We’ve got prize money! This tournament is open to all players of all skill levels. Celebrate the Japan Town Cherry Blossom Festival with SF Go Club at our Cherry … Continue reading SFGC Cherry Blossom Tournament – April 16, 2022