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Use stones to control space in this ancient game with simple rules.
The John Hansen Go set includes a “Go” board, stones, and instructions. The game board for has felted corners underneath.
"Go is a game of staggering depth and simplicity. 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!
The earliest mention of Go (圍棋 (wéi qí)- "surrounding game") appears in the "Analects" of Confucius (551-479 BC), while the earliest physical evidence is a 17×17" Go board discovered in 1952 in a tomb of the former Han dynasty (206 BC- 9 AD)." – description from Board Game Geek
This set features:
|Number of Players||2|
|Estimated Playtime||30-90 minutes|
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