New Zealand Go Society (NZGS) is the national governing body for the ancient oriental sport of Go in the country of New Zealand. It has been a member of the International Go Federation since 1982.[1]


The aims of the society are:[2]

New Zealand rules

NZGS adopts the New Zealand Rules of Go,[3] which is one of major rulesets of Go in the world,[4] and the basis of the Tromp-Taylor Rules,[4][5][6] proposed by John Tromp and Bill Taylor.


  1. ^ "New Zealand". International Go Federation. 19 June 2010. Retrieved 30 December 2017.
  2. ^ "The NZGS Constitution". New Zealand Go Society. 3 March 2018. Retrieved 16 January 2019.
  3. ^ "New Zealand Rules of Go". New Zealand Go Society. 22 January 2017. Retrieved 16 January 2019.
  4. ^ a b "Comparison of Some Go Rules". British Go Association. 4 December 2017. Retrieved 30 December 2017.
  5. ^ "The Rules of Go". American Go Association. Retrieved 30 December 2017.
  6. ^ "The Logical Rules". GitHub. Retrieved 30 December 2017.