Chapter 1. Introduction

Gametype:

Logic, Board

Number of possible players:

Two

Kigo is an open-source implementation of the popular Go game (also known as Weiqi).

Go is a strategic board game for two players. It is also known as igo (Japanese), weiqi or wei ch'i (Chinese) or baduk (Korean). Go is noted for being rich in strategic complexity despite its simple rules.

The game is played by two players who alternately place black and white stones (playing pieces, now usually made of glass or plastic) on the vacant intersections of a grid of 19×19 lines (9x9 or 13x13 lines for easier flavors).