This reversible 9x9/13x13 shin kaya veneer Go board is excellent for beginners, and experienced players who enjoy quick games. If you're new to Go, 9x9 is a great size to start with, because it allows you to focus on the tactical aspects of the game and improve quickly, without having games become drawn out marathons on a larger board.
The board's also very portable, fitting easily into a briefcase or backpack, making it ideal for playing a quick game with friends during your lunch break. With the attractive shin kaya wood grain, you don't have to sacrifice style for portability with this board.
Shin kaya is what the Japanese typically call spruce (picea glauca), when it's used for making Go boards. It literally means 'new kaya'. The term shin kaya comes from the fact that spruce boards resemble traditional kaya boards in terms of color and grain.
|Made From||Wood: Shin Kaya Veneer|
|Delivery Method||Worldwide shipping from closest available location|
|Ships From||North America, Europe, Asia, Australia|
|Dimensions (in)||11.4 x 12.2 x 0.5|
|Dimensions (cm)||29 x 31 x 1.2|
|Thickness||0.5 in or 1.2 cm|