Getting Started!

Everything you need to know about Go to get playing.

Go is an abstract strategy board game for two players, in which the aim is to surround more territory than the opponent. The game was invented in China more than 2,500 years ago and is believed to be the oldest board game continuously played to the present day. A 2016 survey by the International Go Federation's 75 member nations found that there are over 46 million people worldwide who know how to play Go and over 20 million current players, the majority of whom live in East Asia. (Wikipedia)

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About Us

Bakersfield Go Club

We're a small group looking to expand and share our love of Go with others.
Activities consist of:

  • Playing against eachother
  • Studying joseki
  • Life and Death problems
  • Reviewing games
We like to have fun here, feel free to suggest others.