Introducing our salon
Winner of Amateur Meijin and Amateur Honinbo titles (annual Go competitions)
Winner of many Go tournaments including the Asahi Ama Go Best 10, the All Japan Amateur Honinbo Tournament and more. He has finished fifth in the 25th World Amateur Go Championship in 2004 in which he represented Japan. In 2010 he was awarded the Honimbo Amateur Title.
Monday to Saturday12:00-21:00
Sunday and holidays12:00-20:00
Outline of facilities
Our salon, operating out of Sunshine City, offers a wide range of services and activities guaranteed to satisfy players of all levels, from beginners to experts, like study sessions according to one's level of expertise and tutorial classes by professional Go teachers, including salon manager Seizo Nakazono, winner of Amateur Meijin and Amateur Honinbo titles.
Enjoy a game of Go while relaxing in a spacious salon overlooking the city.（details in Japanese）
- Waiting area
- All seats equipped with kaya-wood Go boards
- Online Go available
- Fully non-smoking
*Smokers are kindly requested to use the smoking areas in Sunshine City.
|Two hour rate||¥1,400|
|Two hour rate||¥1,100|
Annual fee / renewal fee
|Family membership (per person)
*Up to second-degree relatives of an individual member
|Corporations||Registered (5 people or more)||¥2,100 per person (renewal fee: ¥1,500)|
|Anonymous (1 invitation for 10 people)||¥26,500 per invitation (renewal fee: ¥21,000)|
Senior citizens aged 70 or older and those accompanied by a salon member
Use of the salon for a full day by paying the two hour rate
Female visitors, students and foreign nationals
Entry fees, individual membership fees and membership renewal fees will be half price.
Members enjoy many perks, including special offers and opportunities to improve their skills like special tournaments.（details in Japanese）
Go tutorial classes
Tutorial classes by salon manager Seizo Nakazono
Test your skills by playing against the salon manager.
Tutorial classes by professional Go players
Held once a month, by reservation only.
|Book of coupons||¥13,000
Book of 12 coupons or
Book of 11 coupons + coupon for tutorial class by salon manager
(with coupon for tutorial class by salon manager)
- *For senior citizens aged 70 or older and people with disabilities: ¥11,000
- *Half price for female visitors, students and foreign nationals
|Champions' tournaments||Competitions for experts, open to only the salon's upper-ranking players.
The salon's strongest players face off against each other in the final.
|Individual tournaments||Competitions open to all members. During the competition period, Members will play matches against each other during the competition period and overall results will be recorded.|
|Group tournaments||Competitions open to all members who can participate by forming a team of three or more people.
Teams will play matches against other teams during the competition period and overall team results will be recorded.
|Pair Go tournaments||Competitions open to all members. Players will form pairs, regardless of gender, and play against other pairs according to the special rules of Pair Go.|
|Celebratory public games and commentary||Events open to all members during which one can watch that year's Go Salon's strongest players face off against professional players and listen to commentary by professional players after the match.|
How to access the Go Game Salon
The Go Game Salon is located on the 9th floor of the World Import Mart Building. The salon can be reached by using the elevator inside the World Import Mart Building.
Alternatively, you can also reach the 9th floor using the escalator on the south side of ALTA.
How to access the Go Game Salon