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Augmented Reality Go game version 2 for TEI'10 demo

Augmented reality for Go. Think of all the interesting things you could do with this technology...

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Equipment Review: The Go Bento Box - BenGoZen

Equipment Review: The Go Bento Box - BenGoZen | Go Board Game | Scoop.it
An equipment review on The Go Bento Box that is sold by GoGameGuru.

 

Read more at: http://www.bengozen.com/equipment-review-go-bento-box/

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Chen Yaoye and Park Junghwan play a really big game of Go!

Chen Yaoye and Park Junghwan play a really big game of Go! | Go Board Game | Scoop.it
On September 21, 2013, Chen Yaoye defeated Park Junghwan by 14.5 points in a giant game of Go, in Fenghuang, Hunan Province, China. This was China's second victory in this biennial exhibition match.
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Book Review: Commented Games by Lee Sedol: Volume 1 - BenGoZen

Book Review: Commented Games by Lee Sedol: Volume 1 - BenGoZen | Go Board Game | Scoop.it

"Described as many as the Korean ver­sion of Invin­ci­ble, this series con­tains some of the most detailed com­men­taries that I have read thus far. In addi­tion, it is evi­dent that Lee Sedol (9P) and Lee Sena have worked work to make the con­tent acces­si­ble to both that begin­ner and inter­me­di­ate play­ers as well..."

 

http://www.bengozen.com/book-review-commented-games-lee-sedol-volume-1/

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5 Reasons Why You Should Play Go

5 Reasons Why You Should Play Go | Go Board Game | Scoop.it
Go deserves a bigger audience in the West. It's more than just another board game. Here's why.
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Bánh Tráng Thịt Heo's comment, August 2, 2013 12:51 AM
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Learning from the Stones: Go for Project Managers

Learning from the Stones: Go for Project Managers | Go Board Game | Scoop.it

What’s a go lover to do when faced with the choice of a dissertation topic? For Grant Kerr, a doctoral candidate at the SKEMA Business School’s Lille campus, the choice was obvious...

 

http://www.usgo.org/news/2013/07/learning-from-the-stones-go-for-project-managers/

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Man walks 200 miles to promote the board game Go

Man walks 200 miles to promote the board game Go | Go Board Game | Scoop.it

What would you be willing to do to promote the game of Go?

 

Next week, Chris Garlock and his wife Lisa will answer that question by walking 200 miles across England!

 

The couple are raising funds for the American Go Foundation(AGF) – a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting Go in the US.

 

Support them here:

http://www.gofundme.com/Garlock-Walk-AGF

 

 

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Lee Sedol and Gu Li ten game match looking likely

Lee Sedol and Gu Li ten game match looking likely | Go Board Game | Scoop.it

Recently there have been persistent rumors about an upcoming ten game match between Lee Sedol and Gu Li.

 

Over the last few weeks, more concrete details about the proposed event have emerged…

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Get Ready for Virtual Go!

Get Ready for Virtual Go! | Go Board Game | Scoop.it

Hello, I’m Glenn Fiedler and welcome to Virtual Go, my project to simulate a Go board and stones.

 

I’m a professional game programmer with 15 years experience in the game industry...

 

http://gafferongames.com/virtualgo/introduction-to-virtual-go/

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Fan Tingyu's record breaking 7th Ing Cup victory

Fan Tingyu's record breaking 7th Ing Cup victory | Go Board Game | Scoop.it
Fan Tingyu defeated Park Junghwan to win the 7th Ing Cup on March 6, 2013. After the semifinals took place in September 2012, the stage was set for a showdown between these two precocious teenagers.
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How do we get more people to play Go?

How do we get more people to play Go? | Go Board Game | Scoop.it

As we all know, Go is a totally fascinating game.

 

Playing (or even watching) a game and seeing how groups evolve, come to life or die, is a thrilling experience – well, it is if you already know the game.

 

Not knowing Go and watching two players stare at a piece of wood covered in black and white marbles? Not so much…

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Lee Sedol's imminent retirement and move overseas

Lee Sedol's imminent retirement and move overseas | Go Board Game | Scoop.it

Recently, Lee Sedol said something which has shocked the Baduk community in Korea.


“I’ll definitely retire and move overseas within three years.”


Lee recently revealed his plans in an interview with a Baduk reporter from a Korean newspaper. This is a translation of excerpts from that interview…

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What's rarer than a professional Go player?

What's rarer than a professional Go player? | Go Board Game | Scoop.it

Kim Yeowon is a timekeeper at "Go," or Baduk, following two players from the beginning until the end. She is one of only 10 timekeepers in the country, making it perhaps one of the rarest occupations in the world...

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Go Spotting: What's wrong with this picture?

Go Spotting: What's wrong with this picture? | Go Board Game | Scoop.it
Go Game Guru's insight:

The Spanish Wikipedia page for Go was the 4th most visited in 2012: http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Go

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Marc Rougier's comment, January 31, 2013 8:14 PM
No kidding?
Go Game Guru's comment, January 31, 2013 10:52 PM
Nope, check it out here Marc: http://stats.grok.se/es/201301/go they're the stats for January 2013. One theory I heard was that people are typing in 'go' expecting to go to Google, or a disambiguation page, but are getting a direct hit instead (this doesn't happen with English or French because page is not simply called "go". Of course, I'd be very happy if people were actually becoming interested in our favorite game too...
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White to continue insisting this is a chessboard

White to continue insisting this is a chessboard | Go Board Game | Scoop.it
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Computers and Go (xkcd)

Computers and Go (xkcd) | Go Board Game | Scoop.it

http://xkcd.com/1263/

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Chuck Bell's comment, September 12, 2013 1:12 AM
I noticed a 'mouse-over' pop-up on this cartoon that said... 'At least humans are better at quietly amusing ourselves, oblivious to our pending obsolescence' thought the human, as a nearby Dell Inspiron contentedly displayed the same bouncing geometric shape screensaver it had been running for years.
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Build your own unique Go board

Build your own unique Go board | Go Board Game | Scoop.it

"A Go Board is featured in the July 2013 edition of The Japan Woodworker Catalog and was built by our wood product development guru, George Snyder..."

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Now in store: Commented Games by Lee Sedol - Volume 2

Now in store: Commented Games by Lee Sedol - Volume 2 | Go Board Game | Scoop.it
Commented Games by Lee Sedol Volume 2 - Dream to be the Best is now in stock and ready to ship worldwide!
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A Chess Grandmaster on Go - Tiger Hillarp Persson

Chess Grandmaster Tiger Hillarp Persson's perspective on Go...

 

http://tiger.bagofcats.net/go/

 

Thanks to Michael Bacon for passing this along.

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6 new Go books (and a few others too!)

6 new Go books (and a few others too!) | Go Board Game | Scoop.it
Today we added six new books from Hinoki Press to the Go Game Shop and also updated a couple of older books.
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Crazy Stone computer Go program defeats Ishida Yoshio 9 dan with 4 stones

Crazy Stone computer Go program defeats Ishida Yoshio 9 dan with 4 stones | Go Board Game | Scoop.it
Crazy Stone, a computer Go program by Rémi Coulom, defeated Ishida Yoshio 9p with a four stone handicap, as part of the inaugural Denseisen at the 6th Computer Go UEC Cup in Japan (March 20, 2013).
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Why it's hard to promote the fascinating board game Go

Have you ever noticed how the way Go is commonly explained seems to make it more difficult for beginners?

 

Terry Benson on rules and attitudes that hinder the promotion of Go, and how we can do better.

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Epic Rivalry: The Ing Cup

Epic Rivalry: The Ing Cup | Go Board Game | Scoop.it

Every four years a tournament brings players together in celebration of incredible competition and skill.

 

No, I am not talking about the World Cup or the Olympics, but instead the ancient game of Go's most prestigious international championship: the Ing Cup.

 

The final round, a best of five match, is finishing up this week in Shanghai. Park Junghwan and Fan Tingyu will battle for a roughly $400,000 prize and an indelible place in Go history.

 

Read more at: http://thecephalogue.blogspot.com.au/2013/03/epic-rivalry.html

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Go Spotting: Go in San Diego

Go Spotting: Go in San Diego | Go Board Game | Scoop.it

Go pros play chess to relax. 4000 years and counting...

 

I am the president of the club. It’s a loosely formed group that's met Tuesday nights for the last,” the man laughs,“ 40 years...

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The benefits of learning to play Go - with Dr Roy Laird

Dr Roy Laird on why every school and library should have a Go program.

 

Introduce Go to your community!

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Making life in Go

Making life in Go | Go Board Game | Scoop.it

A beautiful artist's interpretation of 'making life' in Go.

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