How to Play Go

Do you want to learn how to play Go? Go is one of the world's most fascinating board games. Want to see what you've been missing out on? Let's get going!
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Learn Go The Easy Way: The 3 techniques of a Capture Go ninja

Isn’t it amazing how sometimes when you’re learning something new, a few good tips can suddenly make everything seem easy? Today you’re going to learn three capturing techniques that will turn you into a Capture Go ninja. First, let me introduce our two little Go ninjas, Kuro and Shiro. They’ll be demonstrating their skills for you today. Umm – let’s get started before they trash the place…

Learn Go The Easy Way: How to use the edge of the board to capture

So you’ve been playing Capture Go for awhile now, or at least, I hope you have? Today I’m going to show you how to use the edge of the Go board to trap stones, so that they have no way to escape capture. These techniques are fundamental to Go, and learning them should dramatically improve your skill at capturing stones.

Learn Go The Easy Way: How you can start playing Go right now

So you want to learn to play Go? That’s great! I have to tell you that Go is a fascinating game and I’m excited that you’ll be learning with us. Welcome to Learn Go The Easy Way! The game Go is easy to learn, because the rules are very simple. If Go is explained clearly, then anyone should be able to learn how to play Go.