Xianning is honored as "National Go Hometown" on Mar 3rd by Chinese Go Association， which adds another national card to Xianning， according to Xianning Municipal Sports Development Center.
In its reply， the Chinese Go Association said that according to the relevant provisions of the “Measures for the Award and Management of the National Go Hometown”， Xianning， Hubei Province， meets the standards of the National Go Hometown and will be the "National Go Hometown" from January， 2021 to December， 2023.
"National Go Hometown" is a functional award for the Chinese Go Association to encourage the districts where go develops well to perform the relevant duties of the People’s Government.
The Chinese Go Association points out that Xianning should focus on the functional， advanced， mass and local nature of go， giving full play to the leading and functional role of the People’s Government.
The Chinese Go Association thanks Xianning for its efforts in the development of go over the years， and expects that Xianning will continue to promote the popularization and development of go. It encourages and supports the holding of go activities， so as to make greater contributions to the development of go. (By Zhang Min/Xianning Daily)