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GO Set: Wood 12" with Drawers

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"will you be able to get some quality go stones and boards?"

will you able to get these real go stones? the ones that are using by go players in Japan and a a go board with legs would be nice too.Thank you

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Purchased on Mighty Ape

This is pretty much the Oriental version of chess.

Description

  • 12" x 12" wood board with drawer storage
  • NOTE: No Knobs on Drawers as Pictured
  • Playing pieces are included

Consider yourself a militaristic genius- Ready to set out for blood to gain territory and crush your opponent- Not so fast. GO, an ancient game of Chinese origin, rewards patience and concentration rather than greed and aggression. The shifting balance of territory and power can unnerve even the most disciplined and intellectual player. Like martial arts, GO is an exercise in concentration, balance, and discipline.

By all appearances, it's just two players taking turns laying stones on a grid of intersections. But once its basic rules are understood, Go shows its staggering depth. One can see why many people say it's one of the most elegant brain-burning abstract games in history, with players trying to claim territory by walling off sections of the board and surrounding each other's stones. The game doesn't end until the board fills up, or, more often, when both players agree to end it, at which time whoever controls the most territory wins.

This GO set is a popular one, including a beautiful wood board with drawers to store the stones.

Ages: 8 to adult.
Release date NZ
March 12th, 2008
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Box Dimensions (mm)
305x310x50
UPC
658956923128
Product ID
1593294

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