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About Go
Go is a board game played with black and white counters generally referred to as "stones". All estimates of the birthdate and original form are based on conjecture, but it is proven that Go was in China some thousands of years ago. The spread of Go elsewhere began around 500 AD when it was introduced to Japan. Nowadays, Go is becoming increasingly popular throughout the world as the ignorant are enlightened on the enjoyment that can be achieved through Go. It is still mainly played in the three go powers of Japan, China and Korea.

Go has been described as a "Game of War" and is a game of no chance, the winner arising entirely out of skill. It has infinite strategical depth and tactical profundity, therefore making it arguably the most fascinating and exciting of all games.

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