American Go E-Journal

VA State Championship set for Saturday

Friday November 5, 2021

Finalists from five cities in Virginia will gather at the Korean American Baduk Association in Annandale on Saturday, November 6 for the third Virginia State Go Championship. The final will be held at the National Go Center on Wednesday, November 17 (and 12/1 if necessary). Game records will be posted here.


  1. Qingbo Zhang (from Fairfax)
  2. Zhiyuan Zhang (Vienna)
  3. Yaming Wang (McLean)
  4. Ruoshi Sun (Charlottesville)
  5. Irvin Pajarillo (Fredericksburg)

Semis: 11am and 3:30pm ET on 11/6

Final: 5pm and 8:30pm ET on 11/17

Award includes a perpetual trophy and cash prize is $200/70.  Time setting is 60-min basic, 5 x 1-min byo yomi.

Report by Edward Zhang for the Capital Go Club