The Greater Washington Go Club (Moved to NGC)


    The Greater Washington Go Club was formed in the early 1950's to provide a central meeting site for DC area go players and to increase public awareness of this fascinating board game. The GWGC has sponsored numerous events over the years, including rated tournaments, demonstrations, and classes. It is a chapter club of the American Go Association ( Club had in various sites on Friday evenings, the most recent being room 15 of the basement of the Cedar Lane Unitarian Church, 9601 Cedar Lane, Bethesda, MD 

Meeting Site and Time

    In 2017, the GWGC moved to the National Go Center, 4652 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016.  The National Go Center web site:

Directions, Etc.

    Go two blocks north of the Tenleytown Metro Station.  It's directly above the Satay Club restaurant and a Papa John's, both of which come highly recommended by NGC volunteers. Their takeout and pizza has fueled many fierce games of go. The NGC kitchen has a Keurig pot for coffee ($1 suggested donation) and an electric tea kettle for other hot drinks. (There is a good supply of green tea. Contributions welcome.)

    For more information, contact Haskell at 202-244-4764 /, or Ben at 301-384-4615.


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