Go is the oldest game still played in its original form today. But how could a board game invented more than 2,500 years ago in China for bored aristocrats really be fun and relevant to 21st century life?
Go isn’t just a game rich in history. It’s a pleasurable pursuit that has been the obsession of a diverse array of people: mad scientists, military tacticians, child-geniuses, and more than a few geeks have fallen in love with the elegant complexity that is Go.
Oh, and did I mention you can get paid the big Yen if you’re good?
Steven has been a (mediocre) Go player since he was a wee geek lad, and was lucky enough to get hired at a company where everybody plays the game.