Some examples of sets available in the UK, mostly from are shown below.
Similar products are available from other UK retailers and foreign suppliers.
These sets are suitable for beginners and also the next step up. Pentangle and the other suppliers all supply higher quality and more robust sets.
Except where noted, all prices are list prices from Pentangle as of August 2015, i.e. excluding any discount.
If you want to make your own set see here.
|Our starter set for schools, in plastic ziptop bag,
with plastic stones in plastic bags and laminated 9×9 board is pictured here.
The Quick Reference rules,
devised for the UK Go Challenge, are on the reverse.
It's available from Pentangle reference G-BGA9, price £7.
|A recommended start set, nicely packaged in a box,
with plastic stones and plywood 13×13 board with 9×9 on the reverse is pictured here.
Pentangle reference G-PT2B, price £22.
|A starter set, nicely packaged in a tube, with plastic stones and 13×13 or 19x19 leatherette board. Similar products are available in all board sizes, or indeed all three sizes in a single tube at £38.
Pentangle reference for 13x13 set G-PT1, price £16;
The Intrepid Go Set from Go Game Guru. The stones are glass, 7 mm thick. The 19x19 laminated MDF folding board folds in half for portability and convenience. The hinges are brass and the two halves of the board are flush, both when the board is folded and when it's unfolded.
Priced at $65; in November 2015 this is equivalent to £42, but it's on special offer at £32 plus P&P of about £7.
|8mm glass stones. The board is in two pieces, which are normally held together by a magnetic strip.
The join is neat and almost invisible provided the playing surface is flat. It is here shown dismantled.
It is has a 19×19 board on one side and has a 13x13 board on the other side.
Pentangle reference G-PT3A, price £80.
|A full set of 360 plastic stones in plastic bowls.
Pentangle reference G-SSP, price £20.
|Pair of wooden Go bowls made from jujube wood
and suitable for holding most sets of stones.
Pentangle reference G-D12, price £30.