The Making of Magnetic Go Board - Perfect for Beginners

In this video, I demonstrate how to create a magnetic Go board from discarded shuttlecocks, providing a cost-effective and eco-friendly option for all Go enthusiasts. This 9x9 grid board is specifically designed to cater to beginners, offering an ideal platform to learn and improve their Go game skills.



Why the 9x9 Grid is Suitable for Beginners:

1. Simplicity: The 9x9 grid offers a simplified version of the traditional 19x19 board, making it less overwhelming for newcomers. With fewer intersections, beginners can focus on the fundamentals and learn the basic rules of Go more easily.

2. Faster Games: Due to its smaller size, games on a 9x9 board tend to be shorter, allowing beginners to experience the dynamics and strategies of Go within a shorter timeframe. This encourages more frequent practice and experimentation.

3. Enhanced Tactical Play: The reduced board size intensifies tactical interactions between stones, providing an excellent platform for beginners to grasp the importance of shape, life, and death in the game.


Expanding to a 19x19 Grid:

For those who wish to transition to the traditional 19x19 Go board, the magnetic 9x9 grid has a unique feature that enables expansion. By piecing together four of the 9x9 boards, players can create a larger 19x19 grid, accommodating more complex and strategic gameplay.


The Benefits of Expansion:

1. Gradual Progression: Players can smoothly transition from the 9x9 board to the 19x19 board, ensuring a gradual learning curve without feeling overwhelmed by the sudden increase in board size.

2. Flexibility: The expandable feature allows players to enjoy both compact 9x9 games and more elaborate 19x19 matches, catering to different skill levels and preferences.

3. Portable and Compact: The magnetic design ensures that the 9x9 board pieces fit together seamlessly, creating a portable and compact 19x19 board for on-the-go play.

Join me in this exciting DIY project to create your very own magnetic Go board and experience the joy of playing Go on a 9x9 grid, with the possibility of expanding to the full-sized 19x19 grid as your skills grow. Whether you're a seasoned Go player or a curious beginner, this board is designed to bring endless hours of strategic fun and intellectual stimulation to your Go journey.

Happy playing!



Free Magnetic Board Sets for Welfare Homes and Orphanages!


 Are you an organization dedicated to providing care and support to the elderly, orphanages, and underprivileged communities? If so, I have an exciting giveaway for you! My magnetic Go board sets, crafted from discarded shuttlecocks, present a wonderful opportunity to introduce the captivating game of Go to those you serve.

If you believe that this magnetic Go board set could bring joy, mental stimulation, and camaraderie to the individuals you care for, I encourage you to take advantage of my giveaway. To request a set or more for your organization, please submit your request at

I firmly believe in promoting educational and recreational activities that foster social interactions and cognitive development, and Go is the perfect embodiment of these values. Join me in this endeavor, and let's bring the joy of Go to your welfare homes, orphanages, and underprivileged communities. Together, we can create meaningful moments and positively impact the lives of those we serve. Don't miss this opportunity to enrich the lives of your residents and members through the strategic brilliance of Go.