Go like a pro: How to play this ancient Chinese game

The game of Go, also known as Weiqi (围棋), has fascinated players in Asia and around the world for at least two millennia. Played on a 19-by-19 square board, the game is a essentially a fight for territory. Black and white stones are placed on intersections, and players try to surround the opposite color with their pieces. The player who takes more than 50 percent of the board wins the game. Learn how to play Go like a pro The ancient game got a boost in popularity in March after Google’s DeepMind computer program, AlphaGo, defeated top Go champion — and human — Lee Sedol of South Korea.“You look at a situation and you think: If go here, he goes there… that process is called reading. It’s a thing that…


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