American Go E-Journal

Kirschner sweeps Vino Invitational

Tuesday August 7, 2018

Chris Kirschner shares the fruits of his labor on the go board at Sunday’s Straus Vino Invitational, an unrated mini-tournament2018.08.06 Kirschner-vino among houseguests visiting former AGA president Phil Straus, including Kirschner – longtime Seattle Go Club organizer – E-Journal editor Chris Garlock and Bruce Katz, the only other go-playing member at the Racquet Club of Philadelphia. The prize for the winner of the two-round knock-out tourney was a bottle of Oregon pinot noir, which Kirschner – who swept the field – generously shared with his wife Marianne (2nd from left) and hosts Phil Straus and Margaret Harris (at right). Runner-up Garlock received a signed copy of Kirschner’s autobiography “Echoes and Shadows.”
photo by Phil Straus