Opening of First Go Class at Confucius Classroom of Mount Clear College

[Source]    Confucius Classroom at Mount Clear College [Time]    2019-10-21 14:26:11 

On October 10th local time, the first Go(a board game) class was opened at the Confucius Classroom of Mount Clear College.

Jijun Yang is talking about the game board

The opening ceremony was hosted by Jijun Yang, Chinese Director of the Confucius Classroom. He expressed his warm welcome to the students who have registered for study of Go and expected that everybody will enjoy their study of the Chinese culture at the Confucius Classroom.

One student is experiencing playing Go with Jijun Yang

Jijun Yang gave a brief introduction about the history of the board game and the importance of learning. When the students learned that the game has a history of 4000 years, they were all amazed. Then Jijun Yang talked about the game board, the Go theory and some basic techniques. All the students participated in the activities enthusiastically and asked questions constantly. When some students had some hands-on experience in playing the game, they really experienced the mystery and charm of the board game, and expressed that they would be persistent in learning.