October 2006

The rules General Graph Go (GGG) are the rules of Go as they might be formulated by a mathematician.





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What follows is a translation of the Dutch Go Association rules for Lightning Go. It is also applied to Rapid Go (anything without byoyomi, but usually up to 45 minutes).





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Now also sold without plastic containers (in plastic bags).





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This is a table board thicker than the size normally found in the UK,
but thinner than that often used in Japan.





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This picture shows one dark and one light bowl, made from different woods.

This picture shows one dark and one light bowl, made from different woods.

You may order a pair of dark bowls, a pair of light bowls, or one of each.





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These are the rules supplied with the magnetic FridgeGo 9x9 Go Set. They were written in 2005 by then BGA President Simon Goss. The rules assume you have exactly 40 stones of each colour as supplied with the set. FridgeGo is a trade mark of Fridgeplay Limited.





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This page is obsolete. For info on Go rules see the Rules Section.





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Go is unique among games

The history of Go stretches back some 3-4,000 years and the rules have remained essentially unchanged throughout this very long period. The game probably originated in China and the future of Tibet was once decided over a Go board when the Buddhist ruler refused to go into battle; instead he challenged the aggressor to a game of Go.

In the Far East, wh





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