If competition brings out the best in people, then tournaments give us a chance to play our best Go, with peers who also are trying to have their best games of Go. It's an awesome experience. Like most things human, tournaments are an engineering trade-off between conflicting imperatives. On one hand, we want to play … Continue reading Tournament Time Controls
Hi all, Mike writing here. (I think Tom will be adding some stuff soon. And I think this is set so the post's author is visible at the bottom. So I'm not sure why I feel the need to announce that it's "Mike writing here". Such is life.) Yesterday I finally made it down to … Continue reading Go in Olympia, Apr. 11, 2018
Please join South Sound Go Club for our inaugural tournament on Sunday, May 20, at TerraCrux Games at 760 Commerce St., Tacoma, WA, USA. (Free street parking on Sundays!) Join us for 3 rounds of competitive AGA-rated Go! $5 cash to play (to cover the room fee). No prizes, other than bragging rights. Registration 9 AM … Continue reading Tournament May 20, 2018
The Wheelock branch will be closed Tuesday 8-29, so we'll meet at Terracrux Games on Commerce St. instead.
When I got to Terracrux Games today at 3:15, Tom and Doug were already playing, and well into the middle game. Brian was spectating, so he and I started playing. Soon Solomon arrived, then Katie. All in all, half a dozen Go players met today at Terracrux Games. A good time was had by all. … Continue reading 8-20: Six at Terracrux