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What is the difference between Japanese and Chinese go?
The territories of both players are fixed. In Japanese rules both Black and White can pass now. But in Chinese rules putting stones on these intersections makes an area of a player bigger. Therefore, if the game is played with Chinese rules, the players will play there before they pass.
What is the difference between Chinese and Japanese features?
Main Difference Between Chinese Faces and Japanese Faces The Chinese faces are round in shape, whereas the Japanese faces are wide and have a taller appearance. The Chinese faces are small and lack any kind of prominent feature, whereas, on the other hand, the Japanese faces have big eyes as their prominent feature.
What are dead stones in Go?
Dead stones are stones which don’t have the slightest chance of escaping from enemy territory (sometimes, there’s an exception; see comments below). It is assumed by both players that any more moves involving the stones will be futile, and they are removed at the end of the game.
Are there any differences between the Chinese and Japanese rules?
Even among these, there is a degree of variation. Notably, Chinese and Japanese rules differ in a number of aspects. The most significant of these are the scoring method, together with attendant differences in the manner of ending the game.
How similar are the rules of go to other countries?
The rules of Go have seen some variation over time and from place to place. This article discusses those sets of rules broadly similar to the ones currently in use in East Asia. Even among these, there is a degree of variation. Notably, Chinese and Japanese rules differ in a number of aspects.
Do different sets of rules change the character of a game?
While differences between sets of rules may have moderate strategic consequences on occasion, they do not change the character of the game. The different sets of rules usually lead to the same game result, so long as the players make minor adjustments near the end of the game.
What is the difference between China and Japan’s religions?
The main religions in China are Buddhism, Chinese folklore, Taoism, and Confucianism, but they are still minorities. On the other hand, Japan’s native religion is Shinto, which values kami or sacred essence that exist everywhere in the human nature.