How the game of Go explains China’s aggression towards India | Curio

How the game of Go explains China’s aggression towards India

6 mins | Nov 16, 2021

Bide one's time, then show strength. "In the ancient Chinese game of weiqi, better known in the West as Go, the objective is not to knock out your opponent. Taking turns to add one stone at a time to the board's 361 spaces, what players firstly seek is to build the largest, strongest structures, and only secondly to weaken and stifle enemy ones." For The Economist, there are many similarities between this type of strategy, and how India and China have "largely ignore each other" through the years.

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