Go Teaching Goes into Mentor Class of Mount Clear College

[Source]    Confucius Classroom at Mount Clear College [Time]    2019-12-05 11:37:54 

On November 25th , The first Go (a board game) class was taught by Jijun Yang, Chinese Director of the Confucius Classroom, at a Mentor class of Year 8 at Mount Clear College.

Jijun Yang gave a brief introductionto the history, development of the board game and the importance of learning. Then, he talked about the game board, the Go theory and some basic techniques of capturing checkers.

Jijun Yang is teaching students how to play Go

Go is a board game of combination of intelligence and strategy. The students showed their great interests in the game. They asked questions constantly and participated in the game enthusiastically. While learning and playing, their ability of solving problems calmly and the awareness of strategy planning has been improved.

Students are playing Go supervised by Jijun Yang

An hour's class soon came to the end. All the students expressed that they enjoyed the game and expected to learn and play it in the next class.