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Study Go in China

Since 2006, we have been sending Western students to study Go in a Go school in China. All of our students have had fantastic experiences with the great teacher Yan An 7p and the students from his Go school.

Although the purpose of the trip is to study Go, there are also some small opportunities for sighseeing during your stay.

The study schedule is intensive, studying Go six days each week, so we only accept students who are really eager to work hard and improve their game through tough training.

When

Each year, from April 15th to January 15th of the following year.

You can choose your own arrival and departure dates within this time period.

* If you want to study there longer, we can also create a program for you, but you will need to contact us earlier so we may make extended arrangements.

The Program

Study Go at least 8 hours a day, 6 days a week.

Teacher Yan An 7dan pro will give you exercises and play teaching games, and review all of the games you play against the other students in the Go school.

Play at the Go school with other young Chinese students (they are really strong!).

Play teaching games with other teachers from the Go school.

Price

1)Tuition fee (same price as for Chinese kids):

- 40 Euros per day

- 1200 Euros per month

2) Accommodation + food:

- 300 Euros per month

This price does not include airfare, visa and any other expenses. You will need to purchase your own flights and transportation to WuHan city. 

 

How to pay

The study/staying fee is for teacher Yan, so please pay directly to teacher Yan in China. 


The teacher

Yan An 7dan professional is a excellent teacher, he is also a very kind person. Here is some information about him:

Born in 1962. He learned Go at the age of 11. When he was 16 years old, he received training in the China National Team. He won third place in China 'Xin Xiu Cup' (new talented cup) in 1985. 4dan in 1982 and 7dan in 1989.

In 1999, he founded the Hui Bei (province) WeiQi Club, and in 2001 the Hu Bei Tian Yun Youth WeiQi Training Center. He has been successful in both playing and teaching Go.

He is a famous Go teacher in China now. He lives in Wuhan city.

Where

Wuhan, Hubei province, China.

You can fly to Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong or ChengDu, from these cities you can change planes or trains to Wuhan.

Student's age

Between 15 years and 35 years old.

Who can go?

We will choose our students carefully. We will have an interview before we make the decisions. Guo Juan will interview you herself. This can be done by Skype or Msn, or telephone.

We have a FAQ for you and an article from one of our students who studied there. Also we have 2 blogs from our students, here and here.

If you have more questions, please contact us!