Applications Open for 2023 World Student Go Championship

The 21st World Student Go Championship will be held at the Nihon Ki-in in Tokyo from February 21 to February 22, 2023. The North American Go Federation is now accepting applications for one player to represent North America in this tournament. Full airfare, accommodations and meals will be provided by the tournament organizing team. Eligibility: ... Read More

Kevin Yang 1P Wins Lanke Cup Preliminary Round

Kevin Yang 1P has won the preliminary round of the 1st Quzhou Lanke Cup World Weiqi Open Tournament, an international professional event organized by the Chinese Weiqi Association. Yang will represent North America in the tournament, which kicks off December 24, 2022. The 1st Quzhou Lanke Cup offers a prize of 1,800,000 RMB (about $250,000 ... Read More

Toronto Go Spectacular – North American Professional and Youth Go Championships Announced

As teased at the US Go Congress, we are now ready to formally announce and open registration to the Toronto Go Spectacular taking place in Toronto December 28-30. We are excited to welcome the whole North American Go community to visit Toronto! How did we get here? When the North American Go Federation was instituted ... Read More

Ryan Li 3P Wins 2nd Transatlantic Professional Go League

Text credit: IGF – The second season of the Transatlantic Professional Go League (TPGL) concluded on July 17th with a best-of-five final match between American professionals Ryan Li 3p and Kevin Yang 1p. Ryan won three games straight, thus winning the match and the whole season. European professionals Ilya Shikshin 4p and Artem Kachanovskyi ... Read More

Kevin Yang and Alexander Qi Certified as New NAGF Professional Players

Text credit AGA – 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 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 Announces Next-Generation Exhibition Match

The North American Go Federation (NAGF) is hosting exhibition games for North American players. The matches will be between promising young players and professionals. The event details are also available on the NAGF website. When: Saturday December 11th, at 7PM EST (4pm PST) Where: The games will be played online on OGS, and broadcast on the AGA twitch channel. ... Read More