Igor Grishin’s expedition returned to Moscow

It was the longest expedition of our Go Federation (more than 3 months and 20 000 km). The expedition visited 30 regions and 40 towns with lectures, workshops and meetings.

Expedition in search of Go game origins in Mongolia
Igor Grishin explains the connection between Go and Strategy for businessmen during his workshop in Novosibirsk

Expedition in search of Go game origins in Mongolia
Hargyaz-Nuur lake, Mongolia. It is a sacred construction “obwo”; a stone plate with a lot of little stones on it. It is really like Go. Nobody knows why placing the stones on the plate is a sacral tradition.

Expedition in search of Go game origins in Mongolia
It is a modern “obwo”

Expedition in search of Go game origins in Mongolia
Here you can see the first Go stones made of mammoth and rhinoceros bones.

Expedition in search of Go game origins in Mongolia
Lecture on Go game for youth at the youth camp in Siberia

Expedition in search of Go game origins in Mongolia
Igor Grishin (president of The Go Federation) and Sergey Skopets (chief of Siberia regional Go federation office) play Go on stone pillars near Krasnoyarsk

Expedition in search of Go game origins in Mongolia
Lake Baikal


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