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Go Society

Go Society

Welcome to the University of Warwick Go Society!

Go (aka Weiqi / Igo / Baduk) originated and was invented in China over 4000 years ago. The few simple rules of the game branch out into a fantastic range of practically infinite possibilties and paths of play. Every game, with only the alternating placement of black and white stones on a board with intersecting lines, tells a beautiful story of war, entailing sacrifice, strategy, and struggle.

Go is still the world's oldest board game continuously played today, and with Warwick Go Society you can meet others who play Go, and learn how to play Go yourself. You can find details of when and where we meet below, so mark your diaries, and come along to our regular sessions!

SESSION TIMES (Term 1 19/20)
Taster Session Week 0 To be added    
Taster Session Week 1 Wednesday 2rd October 2019 1400h-1600h OC1.07 (Oculus)
Week 2 Wednesday 9th October 2019 1400h-1600h OC1.08 (Oculus)
Week 3 Wednesday 16th October 2019 1400h-1600h H0.05 (Humanities)
Week 4 Wednesday 23th October 2019 1400h-1600h H0.05 (Humanities)
Week 5 Wednesday 30st October 2019 1400h-1600h H0.05 (Humanities)
Week 6 Wednesday 6th November 2019 1400h-1600h H0.05 (Humanities)
Week 7 Wednesday 13th November 2019 1400h-1600h H0.05 (Humanities)
Week 8 Wednesday 20th November 2019 1400h-1600h H0.05 (Humanities)
Week 9 Wednesday 27th November 2019 1400h-1600h OC1.02 (Oculus)
Week 10 Wednesday 4th December 2019 1400h-1600h H0.05 (Humanities)


Further information on weekly meetings, and upcoming events like tournaments, can all be found in our Facebook group, and in the weekly emails, to which you can subscribe by joining the society.

If you couldn't make it to the taster then don't worry, feel free to come along to any of our weekly sessions detailed above and we'll introduce you to the society then.

We have a number of members with skills ranging from complete beginner to reasonably strong amateur (5 dan). We're very happy to have beginners attend, and we're happy to teach!

If you have any questions, email us (, or get in touch through our Facebook group or Facebook Page to ask us any questions, and receive updates on when/where we are meeting. You can also join our WeChat Group by adding (WeChat ID RajivDaxini).


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Current students should purchase the Go Society Standard Membership below.


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