Back of box Enjoyed as "the" game for refined intellectuals, GO is a challenging game that boasts an Oriental origin from 2356 BC. In comparison, if Chess is a duel, Go is an entire war. Military in nature, it involves the elements of strategy, defending territory with a minimum number of skillfully placed stones. Unique to Go is handicap play that enables players of uneven skill to compete without changing the essential character of the game.
For 2 players. Can be enjoyed by novices and masters alike. Bookshelf case contains playing board, white and black stones, storage tray, and instruction booklet.