Engage kids and teens with Go, the ancient game of emperors and samurai.

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Our Passion

Discover Go, the ancient Asian board game that's as compelling today as it was 4,000 years ago. Go is simple enough for a child, yet too challenging for a computer, it's a gateway for learning, and a model for parallel thinking. A game of Go is a wordless communication, the mutual construction and solution of a puzzle as easy or as complex as the players can make it.

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Our Mission

The American Go Foundation is dedicated to promoting Go in the U.S. With our support, thousands of American children have learned Go in hundreds of schools, libraries and community centers across the country. We also provide scholarships and resources for youth who play Go, and we support Go in institutional settings such as prisons, and senior centers.

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