US Go Congress

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The US Go Congress is the largest Go event in the United States. It happens once a year and spans one week. Events include several major tournaments and championships, as well as lectures and simultaneous games from many visiting professionals.

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US Go Congresses
Year Edition Location Sponsoring Club
2024 [ext] 40th Portland, OR
2023 [ext] 39th Kent, OH
2022 [ext] 38th Estes Park, CO
2021 [ext] 37th Online
2020 [ext] 36th Online
2019 [ext] 35th Wisconsin
2018 [ext] 34th Williamsburg, VA National Go Center
2017 [ext] 33rd San Diego, CA San Diego Go Club
2016 [ext] 32nd Boston, MA
2015 [ext] 31st St Paul, MN
2014 [ext] 30th New York, NY Gotham Go Group
2013 [ext] 29th Tacoma, WA Seattle Go and [ext] Tacoma, WA Go Club
2012 [ext] 28th Black Mountain, NC [ext] Triangle Go Group
2011 [ext] 27th Santa Barbara, CA Southern California Go Association
2010 [ext] 26th Colorado Springs, CO [ext] Springs Go Club
2009 [ext] 25th Washington DC [ext] NOVA Go Club
2008 24th Portland, OR Portland Go Club
2007 [ext] 23rd Lancaster, PA Penn Go Society
2006 [ext] 22nd Black Mountain, NC [ext] Triangle Go Group
2005 21st Tacoma, WA [ext] Tacoma, WA Go Club and [ext] Seattle Go Center
2004 20th Rochester, NY Empty Sky Go Club
2003 19th Houston, TX Houston Go Club
2002 18th Chicago, IL
2001 17th York, PA Baltimore Go Club
2000 16th Denver, CO
1999 15th San Francisco, CA
1998 14th Santa Fe, NM
1997 13th Lancaster, PA
1996 12th Cleveland, OH
1995 11th Seattle, WA
1994 10th Washington, D.C.[rgg]
1993 9th South Hadley, MA[rgg] [ext] Western MA Go Club
1992 8th Salem, OR[rgg]
1991 7th Rochester, NY[rgg] Empty Sky Go Club
1990 6th Lorreto Heights, CO[rgg] Mile High Go Association
1989 5th New Brunswick, NJ
1988 4th Berkeley, CA
1987 3rd South Hadley, MA [ext] Western MA Go Club
1986 2nd Seattle, WA
1985 1st Westminster, MD Greater Washington Go Club

Kerwin's Congress Prep Guide

James Kerwin's 9-part series in 2006 AGA E-Journal

  1. [ext] Get Started Now!
  2. [ext] Stamina Counts
  3. [ext] Positional Judgment
  4. [ext] Putting Time on Your Side
  5. [ext] The High Value of Game Commentaries
  6. [ext] Time Management & The Kids Are Alright
  7. [ext] 3-Week Countdown
  8. [ext] The First-Timers Handbook
  9. [ext] Just Play

Phelan: Great stuff! Even if this is mostly US Congress specific, I think it could also be used for other congresses and large tournaments. :)

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US Go Congress last edited by Darrell on January 10, 2024 - 03:10
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