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More Baduk Players in Turkey Thanks to S. Korean Drama “Reply 1988”

More Baduk Players in Turkey Thanks to S. Korean Drama “Reply 1988”

SEOUL, Dec. 26 (Korea Bizwire) – Baduk, the Korean term for the Chinese board game “go”, is experiencing heightened popularity in Turkey, especially among female players.  This was evidenced by the 77-strong female turnout for a baduk tournament hosted at the Middle East Technical University from December 23 to 24. The competition was hosted with [...]

S. Jeolla Eyes Building S. Korea’s 1st Baduk Museum

S. Jeolla Eyes Building S. Korea’s 1st Baduk Museum

MUAN, South Korea, Oct. 18 (Korea Bizwire) – South Jeolla Province in southwestern South Korea will push ahead with a project to build the country’s first museum about the ancient two-person board game Go amid heightened interest in the game, officials of the provincial government said Monday.  The local government, which has designated the town [...]