Go Organizations Around the World

The organizations and people of go, online and around the world.

If any information below is incorrect, or if you have something to add, please send email to webmaster@usgo.org. If you'd like to add an organization or club, please send the club's web address, complete street address, and, if possible, a phone number.

People

The World Of Go

AGA Chapter and Club List: With more than 100 chapters and clubs listed, we hope there's one near you. If not, start one!

Where To Buy Go Books and Equipment: Links to the best online vendors.

The American Collegiate Go Association: The ACGA is a national network of schools, dedicated to strengthening the American Go community. We organize and run the Collegiate Go League, the first online competitive league for college Go clubs.

The American Go Foundation: A tax-deductible foundation that supports the growth and development of American go.

The International Go Federation: The worldwide governing body of national go associations, with 71 members.

The International Mind Sports Association: Formed by the international associations for backgammon, bridge, chess and go, IMSA promotes worldwide mind sports competition in order to "further realize the inclusion of mind sports in the Olympic Movement" through events such as The World Mind Sports Games and The SportAccord World Mind Games.

The International Pair Go Association: The IPGA promotes go as a contest between male-female pairs of players, to enhance the social aspect of play and to promote a stronger female presence in the game.

Go in "Auroville": Founded in 1968 by "The Mother", Auroville views itself as an "international township" which aims to be the "city of the future." It is physically located along the southeast coast of India in the Tamil region, but you will not find it on any map. However, they play go there.

Go Clubs Online: GoClubsOnline provides invaluable web-based resources for club organizers and volunteers wanting to manage their clubs, their membership, their tournaments and events. With GoClubsOnline tournaments can be managed from (cradle to grave) via online registration, check-in, pairings, prize giving, all the way to one-click reporting results to the AGA.

Go People

Feng Yun's Go School: The former World Women's Champion, one of only 2 female 9-Dans in history, lives and teaches actively in the New York area, and offers online lessons.

Guo Juan's Internet Go School: Ms. Guo teaches group and individuals on the Internet. Recorded lessons are also available.

Alexander Dinerchtein's Go School: A Russian-born 1P in the Korean system who teaches online in Russian, English and Korean.

Harry Fearnley's Homepage: A vast store of links, information and oddities.

David Mechner's Homepage: A former insei describes his experience and offers advice on getting stronger.

Milt's Go Page: Read some intriguing essays and download two free full-length books.

Terri Schurter's Go Pages

Steve Bailey's Go Pages

Henry Segerman's three-dimensional go board : 3D go is played at least once per year, during the annual "Crazy Go" event at The US Go Congress.

361 points: A huge hodgepodge of information, resources and commentary.

Hutch's Go Pages: Former AGA Archivist Craig Hutchinson offers his unique perspective on the game.

David Dyer's Computer Go Pages

Jay Burmeister's Go Pages: A thorough but somewhat dated discussion of computer go issues.

I am Dosaku: The life of the first great go genius (1645-1702), who remains one of the great players of all time. With game records from his famous matches.

Momoyama's Go Pages

Yuki Shigeno's Italian Diary: The director of The International Go Federation wrote these reflections when she lived in Italy.

Sven Tissot's Go Pages

Matthew MacFadyen's Go Pages: One of Europe's top players offers instruction and other materials.

Chiyodad Learns Go

NannyOgg's Shodan Challenge: A beginner discovers a quest for excellence.

Snakeeater On Go

Falling Stones Are Not Heavy

Go In Russia

Gilgamesh

Go Aggregator: News, games, discussion and blogs.

Shodan In A Summer

River Of Stones

Studying Weiqi In China

Shygost's Public Lessons Sgfs of lessons conducted on the KGS Go Server.

Organizations

Africa

South African Go Association
http://www.sagoclubs.co.za/saga/
P. O. Box 561
Parklands
2121
South Africa

Americas

Asociacion Mexicana de Go
http://go.org.mx/

Associacao Brasileira de Go
http://www.abrago.org/
Email: contato@abrago.org
Mailing List: https://groups.google.com/group/abrago?hl=pt

Canadian Go Association
http://www.go-canada.org/
Email: president@go-canada.org
10828 - 122 Street
Edmonton, AB Canada
T5M 0A6

American Ing Goe
http://www.goedharma.com/
Email: indagoe49@yahoo.com
887 Oak Grove Avenue, Suite 203
Menlo Park, CA 94025 USA

Asia

China Weiqi Association
http://www.weiqi.org.cn/
Email: weiqibu@sports.cn
Phone: +86-87-559-124 or +86-87-559-128

Hankook Kiwon (Korean Baduk Association)
http://www.baduk.or.kr/
English website: http://english.baduk.or.kr/
Email: serial@baduk.or.kr
315 Hongik-dong
Seongdong-gu, Seoul
Korea
Phone: +82-3407-3800
Fax: +82-3407-3875

Taiwan Go Association
http://www.taiwango.org.tw/
No.28, 3F, Sec 3,Roosevelt Road
Taipei, Taiwan
Phone: +886-2-2365-6060
Fax: +886-2-2365-6678

Japan Computer Go Association
http://www.geocities.jp/otto4yoshi/jcga/indexkp.html
Email: jcga@labnet.or.jp

Kansai Kiin (Kansai Go Association)
http://www.kansaikiin.jp/
Nihon Bunka Kaikan Building 1F
1-23 Kitahama Ni-chome
Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi 541-0041
Japan
Phone: +81-6-6231-1589

Nihon Kiin (Japanese Go Association)
http://www.nihonkiin.or.jp/index-e.htm
Email: overseasdept@nihonkiin.or.jp
7-2 Goban-cho
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0076
Japan
Phone: +81-3-3288-8727
Fax: +81-3-3239-0899

Australia

Australian Go Association
http://www.australiango.asn.au/
Email: secretary@australiango.asn.au
PO Box 149
Woody Point, Queensland 4019
Australia

Europe

British Go Association
http://www.britgo.org
Contact: http://www.britgo.org/contact

European Go Federation
http://www.eurogofed.org/
Contact: http://www.eurogofed.org/egf/executive.htm
c/o European Go Cultural Centre
Schokland 14
1181HV Amstelveen
Netherlands

European Go Cultural Centre
http://go-centre.nl
Contact: http://go-centre.nl/tikiwiki/tiki-contact.php
Schokland 14
1181HV Amstelveen
Netherlands
Phone: +31-20-64-55555

Deutscher Go-Bund, e.V.
http://www.dgob.de
Email: info@dgob.de
Postfach 60 54 54
22249 Hamburg
Germany