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Known Go Clubs in Australia

Club organisers: please update your entry by contacting the Secretary. You don't have to have a formal club to be listed here.


Contact: The Adelaide Go mailing list administrators, Daniel Bell and Alexander Hanysz
Mailing list: Adelaide Go Players (adelaide@go.org.au), members only posting, use the enquiry form to be added.
Meets: Fortnightly, meeting times and dates posted on the list.

Brisbane Go Club

Chapter of: Queensland Go Society
Contact: Allan Hunt, secretary@brisbane.go.org.au
Mailing list: brisbane-players@go.org.au, members only posting, contact Allan to be added to the list
Meets: Ace Comics and Games, Shop 18, Annerley Arcade, 478 Ipswich Road, Annerley (Tuesday evenings from 6pm 'til late)
Facebook: group and page

Gold Coast Go Club

Chapter of: Queensland Go Society
Contact: Yoko Usami, goldcoast@go.org.au
Mailing list: gold-coast-players@go.org.au, members only posting, contact Yoko to be added to the list
Meets: Gold Coast Country Club, Helensvale (last Sunday of each month from 1pm)
Facebook: page

Bun Bu Ryo Do

Chapter of: Queensland Go Society
Contact: Michael Baczynski, 04 1144 2081, michael.baczynski@bbrd.org.au
Meets: Refectory, R Block, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba on Tuesday lunchtimes from 1pm, BYO goban.
Facebook: page

Griffith Go Club

Chapter of: Queensland Go Society
Contact: TBA
Meets: Cafe Rossa, Griffith University Nathan, Thursdays from 1pm
Facebook: group

Lismore Go Club

Chapter of: Queensland Go Society
Contact: Robin Garner, robin.garner@gmail.com
Meets: on campus, Southern Cross University, Lismore (email for details)
Facebook: page

Canberra Go Club

Contact: Neville Smythe, 02 6232 7277 (H); email Neville.Smythe@optusnet.com.au
Meets: Ground floor, Asian Studies building, Australian National University campus - entrance off Ellery Circuit (Wednesday evenings from 6.30pm til late)

Victorian Go Club

Contact: James Kaaden james.kaaden@gmail.com
Meets: LongLongJourney Board Game Club (桌游俱乐部), 48 Rutland Road, Box Hill, Melbourne, from 7pm on Wednesday nights.

Gore Street Irregulars

Contact: Aidan Walsh, aideaux@gmail.com
Meets: Union Club Hotel, corner Webb and Gore Streets, Fitzroy, Melbourne, from 5:30pm on Wednesday nights.

Ballarat Go Club

Contact: Michael Hyde, 0406940501, mickahyde@facebook
Facebook: group
Meets: every Monday 2pm to 5pm , Redan, Victoria (pm or call for details)

University of Melbourne Go Club

Contact: Cary Jin, 0402491671; email goclub.unimelb@gmail.com
Facebook: group
Meets: weekly in semester on campus, University of Melbourne, Parkville (email or call for details)

Sydney Go Club

Contact: David Mitchell; email daviidgmitchell@outlook.com
Meets: 1st Floor, Philas House, 17 Brisbane Street, Surry Hills (Friday nights 5pm to 10pm)
Professional in residence: Younggil An

University of Sydney Go Society

Contact: Daniel Li, 0490335219, kwantaoli@gmail.com
Meets: International Student Lounge, Level 4 Wentworth Building, University of Sydney Camperdown Campus
Meeting times: Mondays 5pm to 7pm, Thursdays 1pm to 3pm in semester
Facebook: group

UNSW Go Club

Contact: Kevin Yee (info@unswgoclub.org) or the Facebook group
Location: University of New South Wales, Kensington
Meets: Main library seminary rooms 209/210, (Thursdays 1pm to 6pm), Australian School of Business Theatre 119 (Wednesdays 1pm to 6pm)

Tasmanian Go Club

Contact: Michael Cromer
Meets: Room 333, Mathematics and Physics Building, Churchill Avenue University of Tasmania Sandy Bay, Tuesdays at 5pm
Facebook: page

Perth Go Club

Contact: Clive Hunt (clivehunt@bigpond.com)
Mailing list: Perth Go Players (perth@go.org.au), members only posting, contact Peiran Guo to be added to the list.
Meets: Tzu Chi Australia, 247 Fitzgerald Street, West Perth (Saturdays from 1pm to 4pm).

Known Go Teachers in Australia

Institute 361 (Perth)

Contact: Silvia Loveza (silvia@institute361.com, 0406 097 868)
Location: Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia.
Teaching: "The Go Schools program is designed to engage students from all ages with learning, improve attention-span and improve social skills. Get in touch with us today to find out how we can help build Go in the curriculum, and run Go classes as an extra-curriculum activity."
Rank: Dan, Australian amateur
Speaks: Bulgarian, Czech, English, French, Korean, Russian, Slovak

Way to Go (Melbourne)

Contact: James Kaaden (james.kaaden@gmail.com, 0408 560 459)
Location: Victorian Go Club, or we come to you!
Teaching: One on one and group lessons
Rank: Second dan, Australian amateur
Speaks: English

Younggil An 8p (Sydney)

Contact: An Young Gil (anyoungkil@gmail.com, 0401399827)
Location: Professional in residence at the Sydney Go Club, teaches there and via the internet.
Teaching: Lectures and classes, one-to-one tutoring in go
Rank: Eighth dan, Hanguk Kiwon professional
Speaks: English, Korean

Known Go Suppliers in Australia

Institute 361 (Perth)

Contact: Silvia Loveza (silvia@institute361.com, 0406 097 868)
Sells: High quality Go boards of all sizes from sustainably sourced wood. The boards are jeweled with genuine double convex, black and white Yan Zi stones.
Location: Mail order, or pick up at one of the Perth Go meetings.
Open: Business hours Australian Western Standard Time.

JW & S Hardy (Brisbane northside)

Contact: John Hardy (sales@johnhardy.com.au, 0409-786050)
Sells: Full range of Kiseido go books, Go World magazine, stones, boards and sundries
Location: Mail order. Brisbane customers can pick up their items by appointment in Carindale.
Open: By appointment.

PacifiGo (Brisbane southside)

Contact: Allan Hunt (allanhunt24@gmail.com)
Sells: Affordable go equipment - bamboo boards, plastic and glass stones.
Location: eBay. Mail order or pick up at the Brisbane Go Club.
Open: Business hours Australian Eastern Standard Time.

Mail: Australian Go Association
PO Box 149 Woody Point Qld 4019