Kevin Yang and Alexander Qi Certified as New NAGF Professional Players

Text credit AGA – https://www.usgo.org/news/2022/07/kevin-yang-and-alexander-qi-top-2022-nagf-professional-tournament/ Kevin Yang and Alexander Qi topped a competitive field at the North American Go Federation’s (NAGF) 2022 Pro Qualification tournament this week. Click here for final standings, game records and links to video commentaries. Held at the National Go Center in Washington D.C., the pro qualifier featured eleven top North American amateurs ... Read More

2022 NAGF Pro Qualification Tournament Begins Coming Sunday

The North American Go Federation (NAGF) is organizing the 2022 Pro Qualification Tournament next week from June 26 to July 1 at the National Go Center in Washington, DC. The top two players from this tournament will be certified by the NAGF as professional 1 dan. Also, the NAGF offers prize money of $2,000 USD ... Read More

2022 NAGF Pro Qualification Tournament Plans

The North American Go Federation (NAGF) will hold the 2022 Pro Qualification Tournament at the National Go Center in Washington, D.C. from June 26 to July 1, 2022. Because last year’s tournament was canceled due to covid, the NAGF will certify the top two players from this tournament as new professional players. For more information ... Read More

NAGF Pro Qualification Tournament Postponed

Due to growing concerns about the Covid outbreak across the US, the NAGF Pro Qualification Tournament has been postponed.  The main reasons for this decision were: New Covid cases are growing rapidly across the US, including in Washington DC, which hosts the National Go Center, the venue for this tournament. The Delta variant is known ... Read More

Plans for the 2021 Pro Qualification Event

The North American Go Federation is organizing the 2021 Pro Qualification Tournament to certify one new professional player. The event details are as follows: Dates: Summer 2021 (Tentative – final dates to be announced in May) Duration: 6 days (Tentative – final duration to be announced in May) Rules: Tournament Director: Jeff ShaevelMatch Format: Details ... Read More