American Go E-Journal

Go Spotting: Great Board Games of the Ancient World

Tuesday August 2, 2022

“The latest catalog (July 2022) from the Great Courses introduces a new course called Great Board Games of the Ancient World,” reports Joel Sanet. “The fifth lecture (of 12) is on go. In 33+ minutes the lecturer briefly covers the history of go from the legendary Emperor Yao to modern AI, the rules of the game including the rule of ko and the area method of counting, and a few tips for raw beginners. If you want to know more about the full course, you can find it here.

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