The Surrounding Game

Behind each move lies a world unknown

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The first feature film about the world's greatest game

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Now available in 13 languages

English, Français, Deutsch, Español, 中文, 한국어, 日本語, Русский, Italiano, Português, Română, Українська, हिन्दी


THE SURROUNDING GAME tells the story of Go, the world's most ancient and enigmatic game. Following the lives of three young Americans vying to become the first Western professional Go players, the film explores the search for meaning that Go represents to its players, for whom the game is a distillation of consciousness itself.