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Please see our calendar for announcements of our new virtual Go meetings. Details are included in the descriptions. Our in-person Go meetups are still cancelled, until further notice.

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This is the official Meetup page of the Massachusetts Go Association. We have several regular meetings throughout Massachusetts. You can find out more about us here:



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Sharon Go Club. For the time being we meet virtually on Discord and OGS.

PLEASE NOTE: We are closed face to face indefinitely until 1. Barnes and Nobles reopens, and 2. CDC recommendations support casual social meetings face to face. Meanwhile we meet virtually on Discord and OGS under "Sharon Go Club" See Facebook page for details. Players of all levels welcome. Beginners encouraged. Every Monday 6-9, Barnes and Nobles Walpole, MA. Join our Google site https://sites.google.com/site/sharongoclub/ Google group, https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/sharon-go-club, and visit our Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/SharonGoClub/

Virtual "Natick" Go Meetup

Online event

The "Natick" group is now meeting via Zoom + OGS. Obviously, everyone's invited, and beginners are always welcome. I'm just calling it the "Natick" group since we're meeting on Tuesday evenings and I'm hosting. If you'd like to participate, just RSVP to the meeting and get the following information to me either by comment (below), Meetup message, or email: Full name (if not obvious), OGS name, and approximate AGA rank. Beginners start with a rank of 30k. Additional information on how to participate is available here: http://tiny.cc/re64nz (updated 5/16/20) On Tuesday evening, sign in to OGS and go to the Massachusetts Go Association room. Zoom details will be posted there. This group will have Go instruction for beginners, an opportunity for everyone to play Go games, game reviews and friendly chat. Let me know if you have any questions. I look forward to seeing you.

Virtual Go Club - Hosted by Western Mass. Go Club

Needs a location

We post a Zoom link every Thursday evening in the Western Mass Go Club (WMGC) room here: https://online-go.com/group/4681 (OGS). Players from anywhere are welcome. We've had players show up from as far away as Hawaii, England and Japan.

Authright Cup Mass Go tournament

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The tournament is sponsored by Authright Inc. and for Massachusetts residents only. Each player can only participate one division. Please register at https://tinyurl.com/authright Round 1: 10:00 am, July 19th, 2020 Round 2: 2:00 pm, July 19th, 2020 Round 3: 6:00 pm, July 19th, 2020 Round 4: 10:00 am, July 26th, 2020 Round 5 (if needed): 2:00 pm, July 26th, 2020 Round 6 (if needed): 6:00 pm, July 26th, 2020 Place: AGA Tournaments room of KGS (https://www.gokgs.com/) Time limit: 30 minutes basic time plus five 30 seconds byo-yomi for youth division, 1 hour basic time plus five 30 seconds byo-yomi for other divisions Prizes: Open division (even games): $300 for champion, $200 for runner-up, $150 for the third place and $100 for the fourth place 1-3 Dan division (even games): $100 for champion, $50 for runner-up, $30 for the third place Single digit kyu division (handicap games): trophies for top three players Double digits kyu division (handicap games): certificates for top three players Youth division A (even games, under 18 years old, born after July 2001): $100 for champion, $50 for runner-up, $30 for the third place. Youth division B (even games, under 12 years old, born after July 2007): $100 for champion, $50 for runner-up, $30 for the third place. Authright is a fast-growing information technology company. Core businesses of Authright are independent research and development of security & protection products and the professional IT & Data Services for a variety of customers, ranging from startups to enterprises. Talented engineers of Authright work closely with customers to understand their needs and provide services of designing, implementing and developing the back-end data solutions and software products. Authright is actively expanding the business into cloud storage, data integration, big data and cloud computing, thriving to provide customers the best solutions for their projects and support to troubleshoot the mission-critical issues.

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Virtual Go Club - Hosted by Western Mass. Go Club

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