Learning to play go: Territory

After learning that go is (mostly) a two player game, where one player uses the black stones and the other player white ones, then you are ready to learn the existence of territory. This is a very important concept because the winner of the game is the person who has managed to surround the most territory. Here are 3 examples of territories:

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Here are three examples of how one can close of his territory. A is for the corners, B is for the side and C is for the center. Continue reading