2023 Tak Open: alion02 wins, three players qualify for next Championship

The current Tak Champion and newly-named Dragon, alion02, has won the 2023 US Tak Open. This tournament saw 148 hard-fought games played between 38 players. While alion02 remained in the lead throughout the tournament, things got quite close at the end, where he only barely made it out by a 1 point margin after second-place […]

2023 Annual USTA Member Meeting

As 2023 nears its end, we would like to take some time to reflect on what went well and what could use some work. Please join us on the Tak Talk Discord in the usta_member_mtg channel to share your thoughts. Anything related to the USTA can be brought up – tournaments you would like to […]

Craftsman Licenses Are Here!

The US Tak Association is pleased to unveil the Tak Craftsman License, a new opportunity for enthusiasts to craft and sell Tak sets and Capstones. Open to all, the application process promises a swift response, either approving or rejecting submissions promptly. Bill Leighton, who we all know and love, has been named the first recipient […]

2022 Members Tournament

Registration is now open for the USTA Members Tournament. It will begin on Saturday, June 25th and last 3 or 4 weeks, depending on participation. Registration closes Friday, June 24th at 10pm BST. You must be a USTA member to participate; you can join us here. You do not need to be in the US to be […]

2021 US Tak Open

Registration is now open for the US Tak Open. It will be hosted online at playtak.com and run from 23 October to 21 November. Registration closes Friday, 22 October at 10pm BST. The tournament is free and open to all. You do NOT need to be in the U.S. or a USTA member to participate. […]

February Blitz Results

On February 13th we held the first USTA Blitz Tournament of 2021. Since this event was a success we will be running blitz tournaments every other month for the rest of 2021, so keep an eye out on Discord or Reddit for when we announce the April tournament! The tournament was won by NohatCoder and […]

USTA February Blitz Open

Registration is now open for the USTA February Blitz Open. This tournament will take place on Saturday, 13 February. It will start at 9 am PST (12 noon EST, 5 pm GMT) and last 3-4 hours. Registration closes on Friday, 12 February at noon PST. The tournament is free and open to all. There is […]

2020 Tak Champion and Open Results

The 2020 US Tak Open was held in November and December and gave us many great games of tak. In the end fwwwwibib emerged victorious and was crowned the new Tak Champion! He narrowly beat out the previous champion, NohatCoder, who finished in second. They split their games against each other, but NohatCoder lost a […]

2020 US Tak Open

Registration is now open for the 2020 US Tak Open. This is the major biennial tournament run by the USTA.  The 2020 edition will be hosted online at playtak.com and run from 28 November to 20 December.  Registration closes on Friday, 27 November at 9pm PST. This event is open to all members of the Association. The first […]

Tak Events at GenCon 2019

All Tak events have been approved and slotted into the schedule for GenCon 2019! We will be hosting everything from learn-to-play and casual events to the most prize-loaded Tak tournament to date. The schedule has gone live as of today, so visit http://www.GenCon.com and start planning your trip! A big thanks to Greater than Games […]