Tuesday April 22, 2014
How to Submit A Classified? “Is there someone out there who can tell me how to list an item in the E-Journal’s Go Classified section?” wonders Marc Palmer. “I’ve searched the site and it’s certainly not obvious.”
Certainly; just send your classified(s) to us at firstname.lastname@example.org; no charge for the listing(s)!
Redmond Remembers the Game of Life: “I enjoyed the Game of Life article,” (Go Spotting: Conway’s Game of Life 4/14 EJ) writes Michael Redmond 9P. “It reminded me that my father once showed it to me. We used white stones for the newborns, and then changed them to black stones after taking away the dead stones, after which we could start a new turn. Some shapes are static, and some move around, so it is interesting to have them scattered about as they interact. One tends to run out of space on a go board, so I guess it works better on a computer.”
The Origin of Surreal Numbers? “Another interesting fact about Conway, according to his biographer in a forthcoming book,” writes British Go Association president Jon Diamond, “is that he invented the concept of ‘Surreal Numbers’ when he was watching a game of go at Cambridge University between Tony Goddard and myself in 1967 or thereabouts…”
Tuesday April 22, 2014
FOR SALE: Antique go board (estimated to be 150 years old): all serious offers considered; click here for more photos; contact email@example.com Update: this is an updated post.
Tuesday March 11, 2014
Austin Freeman 2k, is looking for players in the Vancouver, WA, area. “I want to be able to play others in person instead of only over the computer, and I know there are others that feel like this too,” says Freeman. Interested parties can contact Freeman at his e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org , or on KGS, where he plays as AffyTaffyC.
Friday February 7, 2014
Looking for “Tony,” a strong amateur originally from Austria who used to live in Japan and now lives in LA. When he visited Japan last year, we played go at the Japan Go Association’s center in Tokyo. email Kazu Narimatsu at email@example.com
Sunday December 29, 2013
Go/English Teachers Wanted: large boarding school in China seeks teachers to teach go and basic English to children at the Century School in Shouguang, Shandong Province (about 4 hours by bus south of Beijing). Grades 3-6; 2 classes of 1.5 hours/week using simple English. Playing strength should be about 1 dan. 6 hours of teacher training will be provided via SKYPE and all teaching materials including lessons, problem sheets will be available on line. Schedule: Sept 1 2014 to June 30 2015; several holidays including 4 paid weeks at Spring Festival. Salary: About $1000 US/month including return airfare and travel cost from Beijing. Accommodation provided: Private staff room with kitchenette, TV, bathroom, water cooler, laptop and more. Meals – 3 meals/day for about $5.00/day or less at school dining hall. Minimum English teaching experience necessary, and knowing Chinese is not required, but you should like teaching. A knowledge of basic English grammar is useful. Email Chuck@kakari.com for more info.
Saturday October 19, 2013
Looking for someone in Hollywood CA to play go with. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if interested.
Wednesday September 25, 2013
“I’d like to get the SGF for Cho’s Encyclopedia of Life and Death,” writes Merlyn. “Does anyone know about this? I’ve found the PDF online, and I do know that Kiseido used to sell it on a 3.5″ disk.”
Email him at email@example.com
Sunday September 15, 2013
Fredericksburg, Virginia: I am trying to start a go club in Fredericksburg; if you live in the area and love to play go, this could be your opportunity. A meeting location has not been picked as I am currently trying to find other people who enjoy playing go as much as I do: reach me at 540-846-7955 or jBarlow90@yahoo.com. P.S. I would like to say thank you to everyone at the AGA for their selfless work in trying to make a stronger go community. Your dedication and commitment help to bring us all together as go players and for that I am grateful.
Monday August 19, 2013
The NYGC building is being sold by the Nihon Ki-in (Nihon Ki-in to Use NY Go Center Sale Proceeds to Benefit Go in North America 6/27 EJ) and needs to be cleared. The go sets and go books will be kept, but there is much of value which can’t be stored. In particular there are perfect, custom go tables: narrow, low, two boards wide, and chairs that slide under them. Ideal for go clubs. 15 tables and at least twice that many chairs. There are also: 10 other plastic chairs, a coffee table, two desks and two desk chairs, a desk lamp, filing cabinet, 3 printers, a router, some dish TV equipment, an old cash register, an old tv, and a full size clothes washer and dryer. Donations accepted but not required. Any money received will go toward the expenses of closing the Go Center. Please emailMhershberger@gmail.com with any interest. Note: All items must be picked up by August 31st. (Pick up time and details to be arranged.)
Tuesday August 13, 2013
Programmer Wanted: AGA seeks volunteer programmer to maintain gocongress.org. Knowledge of ruby is desirable. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students Wanted: Guo Juan’s Internet Go School is currently accepting enrollment for Online Group Classes for the 2013 3rd term, beginning on September 7th. Group classes are held once a week, on either Saturday or Sunday depending on which group you join. Classes run for 8 weeks. “Make new friends, have fun and learn go from professionals at great prices!” says Guo Juan. Group class participants also receive a 20% discount on Pro Lectures annual membership. The teaching faculty includes Guo Juan 5P, Young Sun Yoon 8p, Jennie Shen 2P, and Mingjiu 7P.