What is Go?
Go is a 4000-year-old board game that originated in China. It’s played on a 19x19 board, and the two players take turns placing stones in an effort to surround territory. The game is often known as igo in Japan, as wei ch'i in China, and as baduk in Korea. To learn more about the history and rules of the game, you can check out Wikipedia or the website of the American Go Association. Or learn to play Go interactively at The Interactive Way To Go. Or explore links to other interesting websites about Go and computer Go.