Like chess, the game of go is greatly reflects combat strategy. The author presents a concise history of the game and details how the game is played, including its use of fighting terminology. For example, the stones used on the board cover one’s “territory,” and players “strike, encircle, and engage” opponents. Japanese prints serve as illustrations.
SOURCE: Journal of Asian Martial Arts, Vol. 3 No. 1 (1994): 16 pages.