Play Go at NGC and NOVA Go
The National Go Center maintains a regular weekly schedule of times to come by and play Go (Weiqi, Baduk) in Tenleytown, and on Monday nights at the NOVA Go satellite club in Arlington. Beginners are always welcome. Check the Calendar for playing times. Note: as a convenience, times for Go clubs outside of NGC and NOVA are listed - contact them about any playing restrictions and/or fees.
Play is free for Youth, Basic & Full Adult, and Trial Members.
There is a $5 playing fee for Expired Members and Non-members.
AGA rated tournaments are hosted regularly at the NGC for players of all skill levels. The most common event is a 4-round Saturday tournament.
The full fee for a 1-day tournament is $24 for Expired Members and Non-members. Other types of tournaments may be announced with different fees.
Tournament play is 50% off for Youth Members. For Adult Basic, Adult Full, and Trial Members the discount is 25%. For a 1-day tournament the discounted fees would be $12 and $18 respectively.
Classes at the NGC are announced by term with the next term starting in Fall 2019.
There is a 40% discount on classes for Youth Members. Adult Full Members receive a 20% discount. All others pay the advertised amount.
The NGC allows its space to be used by qualified instructors for their own classes and seminars such as Yuan Zhou's Monthly Workshops. These are outside of the term class offerings with fees collected by the instructor, and not subject to member discounts.
All Members (Youth, Adult Full, Adult Basic, Trial) are eligible for a 20% discount on merchandise such as t-shirts, souvenir mugs, and books, etc.
The National Go Center maintains a large library of Go books and magazines. Anyone visiting the NGC is welcome to read books from the library.
Adult Full and Youth Members are allowed to check out materials and take them home for reading and study.
Seniors 65 and older are eligible for a $10 discount when signing up for a new membership or renewing a membership. To get the discount, enter the coupon code SR65 when registering.