A thinking game with an oriental origin estimated to be around 4000 years old. Nowadays, the game is played by millions of people in (most notably) China, Japan, Korea and Taiwan. In the Western world the game is practised by a yearly increasing number of players. On the Internet Go players meet, play and talk 24 hours/day on the Internet Go Server (IGS).http://cwi.nl/~jansteen/go/go.html. Usenet newsgroup: rec.games.go.
Last updated: 1995-03-17