33rd Annual US Go Congress

33rd Annual US Go Congress : 

The US Go Congress is the largest go activity in the United States. It happens once a year and spans one week. Events include the US Open, the largest annual go tournament in the US, professional lectures and game analysis, continuous self-paired games, and all kinds of go-related activities from morning to midnight..



  • Saturday, August 5:
    Congress check-in is from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM in the Town and Country Convention Center.
    Hotel check-in starts at 3:00 PM in the lobby of the Town and Country Hotel.
    Opening ceremony, including the showing of the film, The Surrounding Game, is at 7:00 PM in the ballroom of the convention center.

  • Normal Daily Go Activities
    Sunday (8/6), Monday (8/7), Tuesday (8/8), Thursday (8/10), and Friday (8/11)
    9:00 AM – noon: US Open
    Afternoon: Pro lectures, pro game analysis, and youth activities
    Evening: Pro lectures, simultaneous games with pros, and additional tournaments

  • Wednesday, August 9:
    Off day for sightseeing in San Diego.
    Die Hard Tournament

  • Saturday, August 12:
    9:00 AM – noon: US Open
    Afternoon: Pro lectures, pro game analysis, and youth activities
    6:00 PM: Banquet and Awards Ceremony

  • Sunday, August 13:
    Before 11:00 AM: Hotel checkout.


As of now there is up to 172 players listed to play with at least 26 Pro players from all around the world.. Top players listed below..

Hiroshi Yamashiro 9p JP

Weitang Liang 9p CN

Myungwan Kim 9p US

Gun Yang 9p KR

Yun Feng 9p US

Linxin Chen 9p CN

Yilun Yang 7p US

Sojin On 7p KR

Mingjiu Jiang 7p US



Black to play………


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