Why You Should Play The World's Oldest Game

Description

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 really be fun in the 21st century?

Go isn’t just old. It’s a pleasurable pursuit that has been the obsession of a diverse array of people: mad scientists, military tacticians, child geniuses, and programmers have all fallen in love with the elegant complexity that is Go. In this talk, you’ll learn why it’s the pastime that has captivated the world.

Steven Walling

Affiliation AboutUs, Inc.
Website http://aboutus.org/stevenwalling
Biography

Steven has been a (mediocre) Go player since childhood. Nowadays he’s a writer and wiki geek, among other things.