American Go E-Journal

Six Days of Outreach in Seattle

Friday April 28, 2017

winner 13x13 Sakura Con copyThe Seattle Go Center conducted back to back outreach efforts, first at the Sakura Con Anime and Manga event, April 14-16, and then for the Cherry Blossom Festival of Japanese Culture,  April 21-23.  Two volunteers, John Richards and David Snow, put in a total of more than 70 hours  at the two events.  Many other Go Center members contributed as well, with at least 15 volunteers giving instruction and playing teaching games at Sakura Con.  On the Tuesday following the Cherry Blossom Festival, 6 new players came to the Seattle Go Center, showing that we had made some new friends.Cherry Blossom 2017 copy  Top photo:  Sakura Con 13×13 winner Ivan Check with TD Daniel Top; Bottom: Teaching games at Cherry Blossom.  report/photos by Brian Allen