Go is the oldest board game played today.


  1. The players one after another place a stone on any chosen point of the board
  2. A player cannot do move that create position existed before (rule of ko)
  3. Any one or more stones, surrounded on all sides by those of an opponent, are taken at once
  4. The game is over when the complet chains of White and Black stones are in contact, with no intermeditary space
  5. That player is winner whose chains enclose the greater number of free points. At the count, captured stones are placed in the opponent's field.
  6. The strohger player may be handicapped by allowing the weaker player to place one or more stones on his first play