Types of Go Boards

   

There are two common types of Go Board: table boards and floor board. Less common types include: slotted, folding, magnetic, and rollable.

Table Boards

http://www.kurokigoishi.co.jp/online_shop/english/go/honkayagoban/images/honkaya/3695-2.jpg


Floor Boards

Kaya board, masame cut (origin: Japan, 2016) :

http://reho.st/self/5af952eb493e1ba545f6873dd49385a1ee9c7e27.jpg http://www.kurokigoishi.co.jp/online_shop/english/go/honkayagoban/images/honkaya/3631-01.jpg


Slotted Boards

Slotted katsura board. Picture taken before the board was used. The white reside is a wax powder placed on the board by the manufacturer.

http://www.bresler.org/Go/Photos/KatsuraSlottedBoard-19x19.jpg


Folding Boards


Magnetic Boards

http://www.bresler.org/Go/Photos/MB-100/Board_and_Stones.jpg


Rollable Boards

http://www.bresler.org/Go/Photos/Rollable-small.jpg

Electronic go boards

In 2009, electronic go boards are coming.

A real working electronic 9x9 go board from Maldoo unfortunedly only a prototype (april 2009)

http://maldoo.com/Tourn-s.jpg

http://maldoo.com/x_0421.jpg

Just a design from [ext] http://gizmodo.com/gadgets/design/electronic-roll+up-go-board-262186.php

http://gizmodo.com/assets/resources/2007/05/goboard.jpg



Types of Go Boards last edited by hnishy on June 13, 2018 - 08:33
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