Virginia State Go Championship
& Washington Go Culture Festival
8229 Boone Blvd, Vienna VA 22182
8th Virginia Open Virginia State Championship
AI-aided Tournament Greater Washington Team Tournament
Jinghua Cup (Tsinghua Univ. vs PKU)
The Virginia State Championship and Washington Go Festival help build a caring, strong and intelligent community across Virginia, when players from Richmond, Virginia Beach, Northern Virginia, Charlottesville, Blacksburg, Fredericksburg and other cities, come together and enjoy playing Go.
Go game, originated in China over 3000 years ago.
Go is a 3000-year-old game with rich history, and well-known for its culture value as one of the "four art" in ancient Asia, among zithern, calligraphy and painting, and yet Go found its technology value in modern IT era as computer artificial intelligence (A.I.) deems it one of the most difficult game to master.
2009 US Open, Fairfax VA
The AGA chapters, Capital Go, NOVA Go and Korean American Baduk Association, with the support from the National Go Center, have served the community in various means: Go classes, tournaments, clubs, sharing events, video broadcasting, social media and etc.
Students Discover Go at an elementary school in Rockville MD in 2011
Tens of Go event organizers and volunteers, have taught classes in schools, hosted tournaments for players, promoted Asian culture and enhanced culture exchanges among all nationalities via playing Go.