2020 NYIG Open
Would you like to spend your night with 4 professional Go players, including a world champion who is currently ranked 6 in the world? Join us on Feb 8th!
Wang Xiangyun 3P: Founder of Xiangyun's wonderful world of Go
Gu Zihao 9P: 2017 Samsung Cup Champion
The NYIG Open is an annual Go tournament sponsored by the New York Institute of Go since 2017. This year's special edition is joined by two esteemed professional players from China, who will teach and interact with our Go fans. Don't burn yourself out with the tournament because you will not want to miss the night with the pros. After a Go lecture and pizza, you get to ask your own questions during "Ask the Pros" with Gu Zihao, Wang Xiangyun, Stephanie Yin, and Ryan Li.
Still not convinced? The first 10 guests will receive a mystery gift from Xiangyun and Zihao!
Registration is now open! Click the link below and select "2020 NYIG Open" to register.
NYGA Go Championships
The NYGA Go Championships is an all-level Go tournament series launched by the New York Go Association (NYGA) starting 2020. The championship season features 12 qualifying NYGA Monthly Tournaments (NMTs) and an invitational NYGA Grand Final with $500 cash prize for the Champion.
Ranking Competition - current: Feb 23, 2020
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New York Go Expo
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U20 Eastern Youth Open
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