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Game Checkout Program: Go

Learn about the Holland & Terrell Libraries' game checkout program, including circulation policies and our collection of games!


Black and white Go game box.Go is an ancient two player Chinese board game.  Players place their pieces called "stones" on the empty spaces on the wooden game board and the stones must stay where they are placed. The objective of the game is for players to earn the most points by "capturing" the opposing player's stones.  A player captures the opposing player's stones by completing surrounding the opposing player's stone with their stones.

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Rules of Play PDF

Game Facts

Number of players

  • 2

Average playing time

  • 30 - 180 minutes
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