ST*@M - STEAM Edu

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ST∑@M
Science & Technology interpreted
through Engineering & the Arts,
all understood with elements of Mathematics.
More info:
www.steamedu.com
[email protected]
The Game of
Baduk/Go/Wei-chi
What is Baduk/Go/Wei-chi?
Asian strategy game
• China - 4000 yrs. Ago
Why Baduk/Go Stayed East
High Class
Chess
- Feudal
Baduk/Go
– ying/yang
Silk Road
Compared to chess
• Easier to learn,
harder to master
• Handicap System
• Unlimited
possibilities
• No computer yet
able to play at
master level
Baduk/Go Schools
• Devoted Go Schools
• Baduk/Go Clubs at schools (50+ across
US)
Collegiate Level
Middlebury, VT – 1 course
Collegiate Department of Baduk, at
Myongji University: Korea - 1998
• Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees
Einstein reportedly said…
‘If I had
learned go
as a young
man, I might
have been a
smart man.’
Einstein with professional Baduk/Go player Fukuda Masayoshi.
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Science Relationships
Boards: Katsura wood
Stones: Slate, Shell,
Glass, Plastic & Jade
Bowls: wood, woven &
decorative
# of Games Possible
Technology Relationships
Creativity
Strategy
Design
Materials & Processes
http://www.hanjimadang.co.kr/make/baduk.jpg
Engineering Relationships
Excellent for;
•Cognitive development
•Balance of design –
L/R Brain
•Computer
programming
•Best move for both
Mathematics Relationships
Pattern recognition
Binary mathematics
Calendar
Movie - Pi
* Arts Relationships
History Ex: WWII Japanese
strategy & US camps
SS Ex: Mutual Respect vs.
Annihilation
Literature ex: Graphic &
Novels – 1st Poetry
Fine Arts Relationships
Recap of Go Lesson
Go
• History
• STEAM
relationships
C/TM 2014
Deliverable
• Tie-in to your
educational
focus – how
can you see
using this
game?
C/TM 2014
ST∑@M
Science & Technology interpreted
through Engineering & the Arts,
all understood with elements of Mathematics.
More info:
www.steamedu.com
[email protected]
Playing Go
Go
• Rules
• Resources
C/TM 2014
The Art of Playing
Holding Stones
Musical Boards
http://www.nihonkiin.or.jp/lesson/knowledge/img/mochikata.jpg
Board Sizes
Star Points = Handicap
Komi
Black goes first – Komi Points
Players take turns - stones on the intersections
Begin Game - Goal
Create territory by surrounding open space
Corners – Sides
http://www.reiss.demon.co.uk/webgo/rules.htm
Playing Stones
Each intersection is a point
of territory
Once a stone is put down it
does not move unless it’s
captured – Atari = Check
Captured stone – prisoner –
save til end of game
Ko- Repetition Rule
One may not play a
move which repeats
a previous board
position.
Claiming Territory
Fenceposts & Walls
Living Groups
A safe group of stones must have two eyes
•two or more, internal but separate empty
points
Center
http://www.dailykos.com/story/2011/03/02/951801/-The-Leading-Hand-Winning-Political-Strategy-in-Black-and-White#
Game Over
Game End: no plays left to make.
Captured Stones: Are filled in
Counting: Pieces are moved
Baduk Daily Notes Sheet
C. 2009
Resources:
American Go Association
- www.usgo.org
American Go Foundation
http://www.usgo.org/agf/in
dex.html
Most major US cities have Baduk/Go clubs.
Recap of Lesson
Rules of Go
Deliverables
• Play Go
• Order equipment
& books

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