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Rules

Pages focusing on different rule sets for the game of Go. <b>Note to beginners:</b> if you just want to learn to play go, please first turn to the links given under <i>Introductions</i>. The pages listed below usually require a good knowledge of go rules - they discuss some subtle issues related to differences between rule sets. I guess one can say that most go players actually ignore most of these subtleties, without any damage to their playing strength.

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Robert Jasiek's rules page
An extensive set of pages where subtle questions related to the rules of go are discussed.
Mathematical rules of go
... by Jean-Claude Chetrit. An elegant and very short rule set. Note however the warning issued on the page: Discussions of the rules of Go are for people who not only know how to play Go very well, but also want to split hairs...
Denis Feldman's go home page
Among other things the page contains extensive remarks on go rule sets and strange positions. Really worth reading, if you are interested in these things. In French.
Bestiary
A collection of go positions which "challenge" rule sets.
Comparison of rule sets
This page (part of the site of the British Go Association) shows differences between rule sets in a table and discusses some of the issues, so that it's easy to get an overview.
John Tromp
"Logical Rules", and a few links.
Compendium of go rule sets
... by W. Hansen.