American Go E-Journal

Registration Open for 2022 World Youth Goe Championship US Qualifier

Sunday June 5, 2022

2019 WYGC US Team with team coach Mingjiu Jiang 7p (second from right)

Registration is open for the US qualifier of the 2022 World Youth Goe Championship, which will be held on June 18 and 19. Two representatives will be selected – one in the Senior Group (ages 12-15) and one in the Junior Group (ages under 12). Participants must be US citizens and have resided in the US for at least 6 of the last 12 months. The top four registrants in each group will be eligible to play in the qualifier, which will be held online on KGS with required Skype video calls during the games. The winner of each group will become the US representative in the 2022 World Youth Go Championship, which will be held online between August 1st through August 9th, 2022. Interested players can send any inquiries and register by emailing Mingjiu Jiang at by June 12 with your name, date of birth, rank, KGS ID, Skype ID, phone number, and address.

Story by Justin Teng, AGA Youth Coordinator; Photo by Mingjiu Jiang