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A lifetime's worth of complexity in a game that takes only 10 minutes to learn.

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Welcome to the New York Institute of Go

Here's what we offer

Youth Classes

Fun classes in small groups

  • Maximum 10 students per class
  • Targeted guidance for each student
  • Structured Curriculum
  • Interactive lectures
  • Hands-on tutorials & in-class practice
  • Available online & on-site

Private Lessons

Professional 1-on-1 Coaching

  • Professional teachers
  • Custom study plans
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Available online & on-site
  • Live recording available (online)

Adult Classes

Interactive Mental Training

Coming soon...


NYIG Little Neck

Little Neck, NY

NYIG Manhattan

Manhattan, NY




Magnetic boards and projectors fascilitate an inclusive learning environment. Our experienced teachers also compete at the international level.



The Divine Move of Go textbooks at NYIG provide systematic learning from beginner to expert.Written by professionals.



We carry slate and yunzi Go stones. Our Go boards are primarily 19x19, but smaller sizes are also available. Contact us if you are interested in an everyday or authentic Go set.

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