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Equipment Review: Dirt Cheap Go Set

The Dirt Cheap Go Set

Description: “Are you looking for an affordable Go set? Look no further. The Dirt Cheap Go Set is a complete, full size Go game set at an unbeatable price! Each set includes one foldable 19x19 plastic Go board, 180 Go stones of each color (black and white) and two plastic Go bowls. Because the board can be folded and sealed tightly inside one of the bowls (with the stones) this set is also compact and portable.” - GoGameGuru

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Equipment Review: Featherweight Go Set

The Featherweight Go Set

Description: “Weighing in at just 20.5 oz (580 g), the Featherweight Go Set is even lighter than your average travel Go set. But here’s the thing; it’s a proper, full sized Go board with stones. It includes size 21 plastic stones (0.3 inches or 8 mm thick) with a 0.8 inch (20 mm) diameter and a durable, full size, crease resistant 19x19 plastic Go board. The board can easily be folded or rolled, making this set highly portable. Keep a set in your bag or briefcase so that you’re always ready for a serendipitous game of Go!” - GoGameGuru

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Equipment Review: Roll Up Portable Go Set

Deluxe Go Game Roll Up Magnetic Portable Set

Over­all Rat­ing: 10 / 10 Ponnuki


  • When it comes to price, value, and portability of an almost full sized board, there is nothing else in the market that can compare.
  • The quality of this product is off the charts when you consider how much you’re paying for it.
  • Highly recommended for anyone who wants a larger board for travel.

Prod­uct Details

  • Magnetic board is 19x19 and measures 14-3/16”L x 13-7/16”W (36.2cm x 34cm)
  • Carrying tube measures 14-1/2”L x 3-3/8”W (37cm x 8.5cm)
  • Stones measure 5mm tall and 18mm wide (approx. 11/16” x 3/16”)
  • Includes 180 white pieces and 180 black magnetic stones

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Equipment Review: Shin-Kaya - 1-1/2 Go Set

Shin-Kaya - 1-1/2” (4cm) Go Set

Overall Rating: 10 /10 Ponnuki


  • This is a fantastic set that is complete with high quality yunzi stones, kitani jujube bowls, shin-kaya board, and a travel case for the bowls and stones.
  • A perfect set for any player interested in playing go and wants a quality set without breaking the bank.
  • The go board doubles as a table and floor board, so the set has even more value than simply having a floor board.

Product Description

  • One 2-3/8” (6cm) thick Tibet Spruce (Shin-Kaya) wood board
  • Made of 2-4 solid pieces of wood joined together to prevent warping over time.
  • Measures 18-1/4”L x 17”W x 3-3/4”H (46.5cm x 43cm x 9.7cm)
  • Board is 1-1/2” (4cm) thick
  • 180 white and 181 black genuine Yunzi Go stones.
  • Large, double convex, size: 9.2mm tall and 21mm wide (about 3/8” x 3/4”)
  • Two Kitani style jujube wood bowls that measure 5”W x 4”H (12.7cm x 10cm) with travel vinyl case

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