Go Activity in the DC/MD/VA Area Schools


School

Contacts

Wakefield Forest Elementary School

4011 Iva Lane

Fairfax VA 22032

Dr. James Bonomo

703-503-2300. {Info outdated as of 2012}

W.T. Woodson Go Club
Fairfax, VA

Kurt Haldeman, Teacher
703-503-6738. {Info may be outdated. Call to confirm.}

King Elementary School
13224 Nickleson Drive, Woodbridge, VA 22193
Mountain View Elementary Schools. 
15500 Learning Ln, Haymarket, VA 20169
jim_mcmanamey@verizon.net. Check to confirm.
Neabsco Elementary School.
3800 Cordell Ave, Dale City, VA 22193
jim_mcmanamey@verizon.net. Check to confirm.

Richard Montgomery High School

Rockville, MD

Mr. Kevin Martz, Physics teacher kevin_martz@fc.mcps.k12.md.us. {Info outdated as of 2012}

LI-MING CHINESE ACADEMY
Julius West Middle School
651 Great Falls Rd, Rockville, MD
SUN 10 to 3 PM
Ching-Sung Chin <chin8673@yahoo.com>
Chinese Language/Culture School in Montgomery County MD that had Weiqi programs in 2014-2015. Check with the instructor for the most current information.
HOPE CHINESE SCHOOL
Walter Johnson HS
6400 Rock Spring Dr, Bethesda, MD
SUN 1:30-5:30PM
Wang Yuan <wangyuan0311@yahoo.com>
Chinese Language/Culture School in Montgomery County MD that had Weiqi programs in 2014-2015. Check with the instructor for the most current information.
HOPE CHINESE SCHOOL
Winston Churchill HS
11300 Gainsborough Rd, Potomac, MD
SAT 1-5PM
Howard Chang <HHOWARDCHANG@yahoo.com>
Chinese Language/Culture School in Montgomery County MD that had Weiqi programs in 2014-2015. Check with the instructor for the most current information.
WASHINGTON SCHOOL OF CHINESE LANGUAGE AND CULTURE
Thomas Wootton HS
2100 Wootton Pkwy, Rockville, MD
SUN 1 to 5 PM
Juan Pablo Quizon <demongo@capitalgo.org>
Chinese Language/Culture School in Montgomery County MD that had Weiqi programs in 2014-2015. Check with the instructor for the most current information.

Other Local Places to Play.

Local Go club web links can be found at the end of this page.

Where to Play on the Internet. 

There is a web site that will teach you how to play Go interactively through your browser. The address is:

http://playgo.to/interactive/welcome.html

If you'd like to practice on a 9x9 board against a computer, David Fotland's IGOWIN program will keep you occupied for a while. It's a free download from this site: http://www.netcom.com/~fotland/igowin.html

To read about the rules of Go in multiple languages, check out the web site at www.telgo.com. The explanation is clear and easy to understand.

Funding for School Start-Up Programs. You can submit proposals for matching grants from the American Go Foundation. Contact:

American Go Foundation

mail@agfgo.org

 

Recommended Beginner & Intermediate Books. 

For a detailed listing of recommended Go books: http://www.usgo.org/resources/books.html

Here is a sampling of the contents from that site:

Title

Author

Publisher/ISBN

Teach Yourself Go

Charles Matthews

NTC Publishing, 0844226777

The Magic of GO

Cho Chikun

Ishi Press, 4-87187-041-1

Go: A Complete Introduction to the Game (Update of "The Magic of Go")

Cho Chikun

Kiseido, 1-889554-42-1

Go for Beginners

Kaoru Iwamoto

Pantheon Books, 0394733312

Graded Go Problems, Vol 1

Kano Yoshiori

Kiseido, 4906574467

Graded Go Problems, Vol 2

Kano Yoshiori

Kiseido, 4906574475

Graded Go Problems, Vol 3

Kano Yoshiori

Kiseido, 4906574483

Graded Go Problems, Vol 4

Kano Yoshiori

Kiseido, 4906574491

Learn to Play Go (Learn to Play Go series, Vol 1)

Janice Kim

Good Move Press 0964479613

The Way of the Moving Horse (Learn to Play Go Series, Vol 2)

Janice Kim

Good move press 0964479621

The Dragon Style (Learn to Play Go Series, Vol 3)

Janice Kim

Good move press 096447963X

Attack and Defense

Ishida Akira

Kiseido, 4906574149

Tesuji

James Davies

Kiseido, 4906574122

Life and Death

James Davies

Kiseido, 4906574130

The Second Book of Go

Richard Bozulich

Kiseido, 4906574319


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Created Dec. 22, 1998. Revised Sep. 13, 2015. Mail comments to spineyone@yahoo.com.


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