Go

Course Overview

Availablle to: Kindergarten to grade 8

Available as: Lunch Clubs, After School Clubs, Before School Clubs

Go is one oldest games in the world, invented in China over 2500 years ago and played by millions worldwide today, mostly in East Asia.  The game sees players taking turns placing their black or white pieces, called stones, in such as way as to control the dotted board.  But don’t be fooled – what seems like a simple game is in fact a very complex, deeply strategic battle of wits that is often compared to chess.

Students will learn everything from the most basic rules of the game, captures, layered strategy, and many of the nuances that make this game so great.  In so doing, your child will not only have fun, but they will develop strategic thinking, problem solving, forethought, and pattern recognition, among so many other benefits.