American Go E-Journal

Jake Game 3D wins NGC Congress Tune-up Tournament

Sunday June 23, 2019

Twenty-seven players took part on Saturday, June 22 in the annual National Go Center (NGC) tune-up tournament for the upcoming US Go Congress. Jake Game 3D, the overall winner, was one of a contingent of four players from Tennessee who drove all night to participate.

TN contingent – Joe Kimball, Jake Game, Jasper Emerton, Anthony Long

Other winners with 3-1 records were James Funk (1D), Ray Perlner (1K), William Dowers (6K), Anderson Barreal (7K), Brendan Kennedy (9K), Solomon Kritz (18K), and Tonya Lopez (19K)

TN Contingent – Joe Kimball, Jake Game, Jasper Emerton, Anthony Long

After the tournament there was a dinner at the nearby Yosaku Restaurant to give a send-off to Chizuko Sento who is returning to Japan. “She has been a good friend of the NGC, participating in classes and tournaments and volunteering,” said the NGC’s Gurujeet Khalsa. “We wish her a safe journey and hope to see her here again.”