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An Younggil’s Live Lessons 2023

An Younggil’s Pro Live Lessons resume on Friday 27th January 2023 and will run until June 30th The lesson are available for ALL Australian Go Players thanks to donations from  Australian Go Association members. As in previous years Live Lessons are held on Friday evenings from 7:30pm (Sydney time) using Zoom and the lessons are recorded and posted on YouTube.  The Zoom credentials (below) are the same for all meetings; access to the YouTube video play lists will be sent after the first meeting.

The first lesson is on Friday January 27th and is aimed at kyu players with reviews of Australian kyu player games.  The third Friday or each month targets kyu players.  There will also be occasional pro simul games with a review of those games.

Topic: An Younggil’s Live Lessons
URL: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84528055497?pwd=UnN3bDgxQlBBbDBDQjRoUkYwT0RlZz09
Meeting ID: 845 2805 5497 Passcode: 259267

If you wish to support Live Lessons and other Australian Go Association activities, please click here

An Younggil’s Live lesson videos are available on YouTube – click here for the 2023 playlistclick here for the 2022 play listclick here for the 2021 play list.

News, Tournaments

2023 Sang Dae Hahn Memorial Tournament

The Sang Dae Hahn Memorial Tournament will be held on Saturday March 4th and Sunday March 5th 2023 at the Ryde-Eastwood RSL, 117, Ryedale Road, West Ryde, NSW 2114. The doors will open at 10:00am.

There will be three main divisions with 6 games played over two days. The divisions are the Open Division for 5 dan and above; the Dan handicap division for 1 kyu and above; the Kyu handicap division for kyu players. There will also be a 5 round Junior’s division – for under-16 players from beginner to 10 kyu Sunday March 5th.

There will be cash prizes for the first five places in the main divisions. The prize pool is expected to be between $2,000 and $2,500 depending on entries and possible additional sponsorship.

The full entry fee for any division is $60 with a concession rate of $40 for students, interstate travellers and people over 75 years of age. The entry fee for the Junior’s tournament is $30.

The tournament director is David Mitchell and the tournament referee An Younggil.

Full details and registration can be found here

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AGA eBooks

The Australian Go Association is publishing books for members to help them improve skills and playing strength of Australian Go players. The books have been created by members of the AGA and are provided free of charge to all AGA members and can be found here.

AGA member or not, you can download these books and if you wish to help the AGA provide more books, please consider making a donation – as little as $2 or as much as you wish – by clicking here or by using the AGA Donation QR Code on the right.

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Benefits of AGA membership

An Younggil’s Live lesson videos are available on YouTube – click here for the 2023 playlist; click here for the 2022 play list; click here for the 2021 play list.

As an AGA member you are eligible for AGA Representative points (rep points) so you could represent Australia at an International tournament. Please click here for details.

The AGA will email news of events and other information periodically. Information about clubs, events, tournament, Go news are published on this site.

The Australian Go Association provides learning materials which are delivered by various means. We have a YouTube channel with video lessons from the Go Congress and other ad-hoc sources please click here for the play list.