Learn Go

Learn how to play Go

Start learning how to play Go today!

Go is a fascinating board game and learning to play Go is great fun.

If you want to learn how to play Go, then you’re in the right place.

This is our quick and easy guide to getting started with Go.

What is Go?

First of all, if you want to learn more about what Go is, have a look at our page What is Go?

Learn Go The Easy Way

We have a free Go course for beginners called Learn Go The Easy Way.

You get one lesson emailed to you each week and also get our Instant Go Set and practice puzzles for free.

If this sounds interesting to you, click here to find out more.

Learn how to play Go today

Lots of people are interested in learning how to play Go, but many never get started. They really don’t know what they’re missing out on. Don’t end up like those people, start learning today. You can get started in just 5 minutes and you’ll be glad you did.

If you want to start right now, have a look at some of our lessons below or join Learn Go The Easy Way for free.


How to play Go


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.


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 how to play GoLearn 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…


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