American Go E-Journal

In other news: Western Mass in-person play picks up; SF tourney report

Tuesday August 2, 2022

Western Mass Go Club in-person play picking up
“I am happy that in-person go playing is picking up again,” reports Eric Osman. “The Western Mass Go club had five enthusiastic members playing last night, July 21, 2022 at the Homewood Suites Hotel in Holyoke Massachusetts.” 
Pictured here are Micah Feldman, Seungly Oh, and Chris Morse. Also present were Bill Saltman and Eric Osman.

Jeremy Chiu tops San Francisco Go Club Ocean Day Tournament
Jeremy Chiu 6D prevailed in a heated Division 1 battle at the July 23 San Francisco Go Club tournament. The three-round tournament drew 30+ players who competed for cash prizes and Pro subscription codes to BadukPop, while enjoying a complementary lunch of Chinese food. Arthur Yeh 4D and Qilu Chen 2D came in second and third in Division 1. Division 2 was won by Wilson Lu 3-kyu with Aaron Lin 4-kyu in second place and Casey Dahlin 5-kyu in third place. Then from Division 3, Youchen Zhao 8-kyu came in first with Jiaying Wei 8-kyu in second and Simon Choi 6-kyu in third. “The SF Go Club thanks all those who attended and contributed to the success of the tournament,” says club president Matthew Barcus. The SF Go Club plans to host its next tournament on Saturday 20 August 2022 with details and sign up information to be provided soon.