Possible Duplicate: What is the difference between thickness and heavy stones? Many beginners and even advanced players have difficulties telling apart thick from heavy or over-concentrated ...
I would find it hard to believe if someone tried to tell me that there was not such a website, and that people in China relied on gobase. Isn't there a Chinese-language resource for SGF files?
The most significant difference between the New Zealand rules and the other rules for Go is that suicide is not forbidden. In most cases, the only time this can come in handy is that you can suicide ...
The following position is from a 1998 China-Japan friendship match, described in Shuko's book The Only Move by Hinoki Press. $$Bcm31 Why B33? $$ --------------------------------------- $$ | . . . . . ...
While there are probably some cultural reasons, are there any general reasons a 19x19 board may be preferred? Also, if, say, 21x21 was suddenly found to be in some way superior and a large number of ...
I noticed gobans are not square, but rectangular. Why is that, and what is the correct orientation of the board when playing?
Do you think these games have enough in common to start a serious, competitive club focusing around them? There's definitely enough between Go and Chess, but what about MahJong? I know there is plenty ...