The Rules of Go

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In this course you will learn the rules of Go in all of their simplicity and splendor. 

The rules of Go could in fact be presented in a single video lesson. This course however has a different purpose. It is meant to make sure you can play your first games even without a teacher standing over your shoulder. Not only will you learn Go rules but you will also acquire some basic Go skills. All of this will help you have more fun playing Go and maybe even get your first wins.

After learning the rules of Go, we recommend trying to play a few games (on a 9×9 board) and then proceed to the next course — The Fundamentals of Go on 13×13. Also take a look at this beginner’s guide.

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Teacher

Vadim Efimenko 4d

Amateur Go player and nerdy Go research aficionado. Co-founder of Go Magic.
Not enough magic? Vadim offers Go lessons

Course Includes

7 Lessons
11 Quizzes
~ 45 min

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Posted 11 hours ago

I liked the instructor, very easy to understand and follow. Some of the quizzes didn't explain the questions I missed.

Posted 1 day ago

Very easy to understand. Thanks!

Posted 6 days ago

Good content, but the puzzles were sometimes a little janky

Posted 1 week ago

Great course !

Posted 1 week ago

This course is short but I am really enjoying the content and practices because it explains the rules of go very clearly and I am sure I will continue my go journey here.

Posted 1 week ago

Fantastic!! it's not just clear and insightful, but beautifully presented in an attractive and compelling way.

Posted 2 weeks ago

Breaks up the details really well.

Posted 2 weeks ago

🙂

Posted 2 weeks ago

i liked the way the lesson was built. i was intrigued by a facebook post that compared chess to go without any knowledge of go, and the course was compelling. the only downside was the eyes part. which seems incomplete since i botched the eyes "exam", specially the part where the opponent puts something in the eye which... still makes 2 eyes... but not?

Posted 3 weeks ago

Clear, high quality starter course, just what I was looking for.

Posted 3 weeks ago

Best learner course for Go I could find on the internet. Great tempo and thorough explanations

Posted 3 weeks ago

Clear, concise and very well presented

Posted 3 weeks ago

Great course which strengthens the beginner's abilities. 🙂

Posted 3 weeks ago

franchement, c'est carré, j'adore, moyen simple est efficace d'apprendre.

Posted 3 weeks ago

Excelente curso para aprender las bases del GO y largarse a jugar. Felicitaciones!

Posted 3 weeks ago

Enrolling in "Mastering the Game of Go" has proven to be an enriching journey. The course's gradual progression, engaging instructors, and interactive forums create a supportive learning environment. From opening principles to endgame strategies, the well-structured curriculum caters to all skill levels. The diverse learning materials, including video lectures and problem sets, are comprehensive

Posted 3 weeks ago

Great introduction to Go! The content is straight to the point, the editing is excellent and quizzes are good.

Posted 4 weeks ago

The best and nicest way to start learning Go!

Posted 4 weeks ago

Simple introduction with nice interactive lessons to keep you engaged so you are not just "clicking" through the content.

Posted 4 weeks ago

This is THE beginner course I needed. Loads of information presented in a way that makes it stick. Pretty much perfect 🙂

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