The DSGC will not be meeting Thursday, 1-sep-2016 and Monday 5-sep-2016 (Labor Day). We will resume meeting on Thursday, 8-sep-2016 in Davis and continue our Monday and Thursday meetings as usual.
Our next tournament will be on Sept. 17, 2016.
This will be a one-day, four-round, AGA-rated tournament held at the Arcade Libary, 2443 Marconi Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95821
Registration and setup begins at 9:00 am and play begins at 10:00 am.
There is no pre-registration—just show up, sign in, and play!
Our Sunday meetings will no longer occur on a regular basis. We are leaving a Go set at The Monk’s Cellar for use by anyone who wants to come and play. Call up a friend and arrange to meet them there!
At Monk’s, ask for Tom or Andy and they can show you where our equipment and Go books are.
The DSGC now has a site in Roseville. The playing times are Sundays, from 2-6pm, at The Monk’s Cellar 240 Vernon Street, Roseville, CA. E-mail Gary (firstname.lastname@example.org) before coming and bring a set if you can.
Shown are Gary Hynes, Tom Rotelli, and Jeff Horn.
Go at The Monk’s Cellar
Jeff Horn (left) and Jeff Murphy
The club gives a free membership and a small cash prize to the member who wins the
most games in our quarterly tournaments. The winners this year are the same as last year: Jeff Horn in Division I (1k and above) and Jeff Murphy in Division II (2k and below). In order to be eligible, one needs to be a dues paying member of the club, or one of last year’s winners.
Bay Area Go Players Association will hold its San Francisco 2015 Northern California Ing Cup on Feb. 14, 2015. This will be a one-day AGA-rated go tournament held at the Hilton Hotel in San
Francisco’s Chinatown. Check www.bayareago.org for more details.
Sat, Jul 26 Bay Area Go Players Association Summer Go Tournament
Sun, Jul 27
This will be a two-day tournament with six rounds of AGA-rated play with no elimination. Held at Language Studies International in downtown Berkeley, we will be one block away from BART and right next to easy parking.
All levels are welcome. There will be cash prizes for the top players in each of four divisions, an open section for the strongest players with all even games, go book prizes for those playing in their first go tournament, and fun door prizes. Complementary pizza and a go lecture will be provided during lunch on the second day.
Check out the tournament flyer (http://bayareago.org/fliers/2014-07-bag-tournament.pdf) for more information.
Register here (https://bayareago-summer-tournament.eventbrite.com/) early to save $5 on your registration!
For more Bay Area Go Club information see http://www.bayareago.org/
This is a two-day go workshop led by Yilun Yang 7 Dan Professional, April 4-5 in Berkeley, CA. He will present an algorithmic approach to the fundamental principles of go that occur in every game you play. These concepts will be presented as a series of lectures, game-analyses, and problem solving sections. The workshop is open to go players of all strengths.
You can register and find more information at this link:
Our Thursday meetings are now taking place at Steve’s Pizza, located at 314 F Street, in Davis. We continue to meet from 6-10pm.
We have returned to the Market Square at Arden Fair location, for our Monday meetings, 6-10 pm. Use the Arden exit from Buisiness I-80; head east (towards the mall); drive past the mall and look for the Market Square sign, on your left (north); turn left into the parking lot.
On September 30, we had 16 players, nearly half of whom were new to the club.