GO (weiqi in Chinese) is an interesting game which challenges the mental power of human beings and is the only known major chess game that has not been able to be programmed to challenge the beginners to this game , not to say then the experts. It is because of its highly complicated playing but yet played by simple rules that make this game both an entertaining and favourite past time of most Japanese and Chinese.
According to chess players and scientist , compared to the western chess , although they may be on par in terms of training analytic skills and critical thinking , Go has far more role in developing the creative and abstract side of the human mind . It can be mathematically and artistically beautiful , which appeal to genius of different fields of study .
Weiqi is a game that is simple to master the basics but hard to reach to its depth. This is due to the large number of possible points that can be played especially in the middle of the game. Therefore, this site will teach you most of the basic skill and some advanced techiques. You should learn faster if you have a GO board by the side while you read our examples.
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