Ottawa Go School was founded in 2017 by Yingzhi Chen 6 dan, one of the top Go players in Ottawa. The school headquarters is located in Kanata, Ottawa. In 2018 three new locations are opened in Greenbank, Riverside and Orleans.
We focus on the promotion of Go game among kids in the Ottawa area. Our aim is to let more children know what is the Go game, learn to play and enjoy the happiness of playing Go.
We offer all levels of Go lessons from Elementary to Advanced. Currently have more than 40 students.
Yingzhi Chen (6 dan), Principal
Mr. Chen is the founder and Principal of Ottawa Go School. He is one of the top Go players in Ottawa and won the championship of the 5th Japan Embassy Cup Go tournament. Mr. Chen is enthusiastic about teaching children’s Go classes and the promotion of Go. He has rich teaching experience and his classes are deeply loved by the students.
Guanyu Song (7 dan)
Mr. Song is also one of the strongest Go players in Ottawa. He started to learn Go when he was very young in China and gained the 5 Dan certificate. He won the championship of the 2018 Ottawa Cup Go tournment.
Hanxi Zhang (6 dan)
Mr. Zhang is the head coach of the Ottawa Go school, and one of the top Go players in Ottawa. He won the championship of the Canadian National Go tournament for several times. Mr. Zhang has superb skills in playing Go. He is especially strong in the middle game and the end game. His teaching style is strict and accurate, but at the same time his classes are vivid and interesting to the kids.
Jun Li (6 dan)
Mr. Li is the Top three Go players in Ottawa and the best Go Teacher. He won the championship of the Japan Embassy Cup, Quebec Open, Ottawa Cup, and once won the 3rd place of Canada Open.
Keqiang Liao (5 dan)
Mr. Liao is an active Go player for many years. He won the championship of the Quebec Open, and the 3nd place of Toronto Open.
Jianming Hao (5 dan)
Mr. Hao is an active Go player in Ottawa for many years. He won the championship of the B group of 1998 Manitoba Open, and the championship of the 5 dan group of the 2011 Japan Embassy Cup.