The American Go E-Journal

E-Journal :

  • Your source for the latest global go news, reviews and more, with more English-speaking subscribers worldwide than any other go publication!

  • Exclusive member-only commented games and articles every week in the Member's Edition, FREE to all AGA members!

More than 11,000 go players around the globe have come to count on the E-Journal since the first issue appeared on April 24, 2000. Go news from around the world, info on the latest and coolest go stuff and web sites, instructional material from American pros and top players aimed at all levels, a free "Classified" section and so much more!

Sign up for a FREE subscription to the non-member (no game commentaries) edition of the E-Journal.

Better yet, become an AGA member and get a subscription to the Member’s Edition - with 1-2 game commentaries each week.

Samples of Member’s Edition Content

Questions From Actual Play #1: Haruyama Isamu 7P, the co-author of the classic Basic Techniques of Go, examines situations that commonly arise in amateur games in this series of 80 articles. Translated by Robert McGuigan.

Important, Fundamental Matters #1: Former insei Kazunari Furuyama looks at the basics in this series written especially for the American Go E-Journal.

What's Wrong With That Move? #1: In his most recent book, serialized in the EJ in 2004. Nakayama Noriyuki 8P tells you how to avoid easy-to-make mistakes. Translated by Robert McGuigan.

Joey Hung 7D vs. Chi-Hyung Nam 2P: Ms. Nam, a young Korean professional player, was visiting the US when she played this game with one of Jie Li's strongest students. Comments by Jie Li.

Jujo Jiang 9P vs. Nai-wei Rui 9P: He was a superstar on the Chinese team in the 1980's; she's the first woman in history to win a top professional tournament. In 1999, these married professionals found themselves playing for the North American Masters title.

American Go E-Journal Team

Managing Editor: Chris Garlock

Assistant Editor: Bill Cobb

Game Commentaries/Instruction:
Michael Redmond 9P
Feng Yun 9P
Yilun Yang 7P
Guo Juan 5P
Alexandre Dinerchtein 3P
Kaz Furuyama
Yuan Zhou

Calendar: Roger Schrag

Game Commentary Collection: Justin Hall

Games Editor: Myron Souris

Paul Barchilon (Youth Editor)
Karoline Burrall (AGA Tournament Coordinator)
John Pinkerton (photos)
Brian Allen (photos)
Roy Laird

David Omerod (GoGameGuru)
Ian Davis (Ireland)
Nicholas Roussos (Cyprus)
Rodrigo Gibba (Brazil)
Aguido Horatio Davis (Australia)
Shavit Fragman (Israel)