Object: Surround a larger area of the board than your opponent. This high-quality set includes a beautiful wood board with pull-out drawers for storing stones when not in use. Go is an ancient game of Chinese origin that rewards patience and concentration rather than greed and aggression. The shifting balance of territory and power can unnerve even the most disciplined and intellectual player. Made for 2 players.
Features: Wood veneer board measures 11.75 x 11.11 x 1.65 in. 2 drawers hold the stones for each opponent Includes 181 black & 180 white plastic game stones Traditional grid with 19
GOBAN: This Go board is made from high quality wood veneer to match the golden-tinged Kaya tree of which the very best Gobans are made. The board measures almost 12 inches making it a convenient size that does not require a large space on which to play. The surface features 19 horizontal and 19 vertical lines that form 361 points of intersection with 324 squares.
STORAGE: Storage drawers are included on both ends for storing the white and black stones. No go bowls are needed. Simply remove the stones from the drawer during play.When not in use, the drawers recess neatly into the game. The sleek design makes this Go game a perfect decorative piece that will attract players when left out as a coffee table center piece. The high quality plastic stones are double convex making them easier to pick up and enjoyable for play.
GAMES ARE GOOD FOR YOU: Go emphasizes balance and constructive focus and teaches restraint and cooperation, and it engages more areas of the brain and may even produce physical changes. Go players utilize higher-order thinking skills, analyze actions and consequences, and visualize future possibilities. Each time the game is played, these skills are strengthened.
WE GAMES: Making the world’s best traditional games since 1977. Our games are crafted with high quality sustainable materials with attention to fine details. We love bringing people together with our classic board games, and we know the joy of the game will be passed down to the next generation. WE Games donates time and resources to the Toy Foundation to help children in need who are facing many of life’s most difficult challenges.