Learn About the Game of Go

For too long, the challenges of learning GO have created an unnecessary barrier to learning this fascinating, ancient game. With these articles, we hope to make it easy and interesting for everyone to enjoy learning Go.

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The Goban Go/WeiQi/Baduk Boards

January 31th, 2021

With their beautiful natural wood grain and stain finish, GO boards look more like a piece of...

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App Update 1.35

January 17th, 2021

Redesigns, Better Experience, and More! This week we released several changes, all of which are...

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The Queen's GO

January 11th, 2021

If you’ve been keeping up with pop-culture lately then you’ve surely been hearing a lot about...

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2020 GO AI Tournament Final Games

December 5th, 2020

Final games SGFs!

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Holidays with GO

December 5, 2020

‘Tis the season for spiking eggnog and playing GO! The end of fall and beginning of winter has always been...

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Geopolitical Strategies Influenced by Weiqi

November 20, 2020

Chess, a game of straightforward tactics, is a game of player vs. player. While GO, a game of subtle...

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All About Artificial Intelligence in Video Games

October 30, 2020

We’ve come a long way from the stone age. 10,000 years agos our ancestors were throwing rocks at each other...

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The Legend of Ranka Mountain

October 16, 2020

Long ago in a far far away eastern land a humble board game thousands...

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5 Reasons Why You Should be Playing GO!

October 8, 2020

Why should you learn to play the game of GO? This article gives you 5...

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Rise of the Artificial Intelligence GO Bots

October 1, 2020

Come check out all the games from the tournament!

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2020 GO AI World Tournament Games

October 1, 2020

Come check out all the games from the tournament!

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Results - 2020 GO AI World Tournament

October 5, 2020

Results from the biggest AI tournament of the year!

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How to Play Game of GO for Noobs!

September 10, 2020

So you want to play GO!? Allow me, a nearly completely...

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The Art of GO

September 25, 2020

The renowned American theoretical physicist Richard Feynman once said “if you...

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The Divine Move

September 18, 2020

A komi is simple. It is an extra point or points given to one of the players. However, it does GO deeper...

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What Exactly is Komi in the Game of Go?

July 15, 2020

A komi is simple. It is an extra point or points given to one of the players. However, it does GO deeper...

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Go: Territory Scoring for Beginners

Nov 11

For a long time territory scoring was an enigma to me. “Wait, you’re telling me that the white dot...

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What is Elo Ranking and How Does it Work?

July 15, 2020

Arpad Elo. He is the physicist that created this ranking system. Hence the name...

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