The Penn Go Society is proud to announce the 1st Annual 2018 Pennsylvania State Go Championship, held on Saturday, April 28th and Sunday, April 29th, 2018.

Featuring five rounds spanning two days, with both handicap and open divisions, and over $1000 in prizes!

Pre-registration is required to participate in the tournament. Due to security reasons, the building requires us to provide a guestlist ahead of time, or YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED inside. The deadline for pre-registration is April 24th, 2018.  

The games will be AGA rated and Japanese byo-yomi time setting.

Check-in on Saturday and Sunday will be from 9:30AM-10AM. The first round on both days will begin at 10:15AM. Coffee and light refreshments will be provided, and many restaurants are within easy walking distance of the venue.

The tournament will be held on the 8th floor of the Wharton Student Life Center, 2401 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19103 Directions

To pre-register, please click here and complete the registration form. For any questions or inquiries, please email

Please note the following:

  • Official State Winner Titles reserved for Pennsylvania residents only. Non-PA residents are still eligible to play and to win prize money.