What we're about

Manchester Go Club is a friendly and well-established club with a history spanning over 50 years. We meet twice a week in the city centre to play the ancient Chinese board game Go (aka 圍棋, 围棋, 바둑 and 囲碁).

Go is an abstract strategy game for two players. The aim of the game is to surround more territory than your opponent. It is played by placing black and white stones onto the intersections of a 19x19 grid. The rules are simple and can be learnt in under 5 minutes, but mastering the game takes a lifetime.

We love welcoming new players to our club and you don't need to know anything about the game before attending a meetup. Membership is free and there's no need to bring any equipment with you.

Upcoming events (5)

Thursday Go Meetup (Beginners Welcome)

Online event

Come and join us to learn and play the game of Go. This is our main weekly meetup. Note: Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we're now playing online at OGS (a popular Go server that runs in your browser). To join our group, just follow these steps: 1. Go to https://online-go.com/register to register for a free OGS account. 2. Once registered, login and go to https://online-go.com/group/4609 then click on the "Join Group" button. 3. We use Discord to communicate by text and audio. If you don't already have an account, go to https://discordapp.com/register to register for free. 4. A link to our Discord server will be visible to you once you RSVP for this event. Feel free to come along at any time that suits you! The event is free and you don't need to know anything about the game - we are happy to teach you the rules :)

Thursday Go Meetup (Beginners Welcome)

Online event

Come and join us to learn and play the game of Go. This is our main weekly meetup. Note: Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we're now playing online at OGS (a popular Go server that runs in your browser). To join our group, just follow these steps: 1. Go to https://online-go.com/register to register for a free OGS account. 2. Once registered, login and go to https://online-go.com/group/4609 then click on the "Join Group" button. 3. We use Discord to communicate by text and audio. If you don't already have an account, go to https://discordapp.com/register to register for free. 4. A link to our Discord server will be visible to you once you RSVP for this event. Feel free to come along at any time that suits you! The event is free and you don't need to know anything about the game - we are happy to teach you the rules :)

Thursday Go Meetup (Beginners Welcome)

Online event

Come and join us to learn and play the game of Go. This is our main weekly meetup. Note: Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we're now playing online at OGS (a popular Go server that runs in your browser). To join our group, just follow these steps: 1. Go to https://online-go.com/register to register for a free OGS account. 2. Once registered, login and go to https://online-go.com/group/4609 then click on the "Join Group" button. 3. We use Discord to communicate by text and audio. If you don't already have an account, go to https://discordapp.com/register to register for free. 4. A link to our Discord server will be visible to you once you RSVP for this event. Feel free to come along at any time that suits you! The event is free and you don't need to know anything about the game - we are happy to teach you the rules :)

Thursday Go Meetup (Beginners Welcome)

Online event

Come and join us to learn and play the game of Go. This is our main weekly meetup. Note: Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we're now playing online at OGS (a popular Go server that runs in your browser). To join our group, just follow these steps: 1. Go to https://online-go.com/register to register for a free OGS account. 2. Once registered, login and go to https://online-go.com/group/4609 then click on the "Join Group" button. 3. We use Discord to communicate by text and audio. If you don't already have an account, go to https://discordapp.com/register to register for free. 4. A link to our Discord server will be visible to you once you RSVP for this event. Feel free to come along at any time that suits you! The event is free and you don't need to know anything about the game - we are happy to teach you the rules :)

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Thursday Go Meetup (Beginners Welcome)

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