BW-Go BW-Go v4.6.4

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BW-Go (Black & White Go) is a flexible, easy-to-use SGF editor to record, analyze, study and replay Go games. A Gnu Go computer player is available as a separate download to play against Android.

Also, download the free BW-DGS plugin to play on the turn-based Dragon Go Server.

If you encounter any problems, please mail me. Any feedback is welcome, including suggestions for later versions!

- All tools in one screen, including comments

- Unique 'tether' stone and markup placement: play a stone and move your finger away to check and correct the position.
Fast for tablets, accurate enough for a 25x25 game on a 320x480 screen!

- Correction for involuntary movements while lifting your finger

- Use the BW-DGS plugin (separate download) to make your moves on the turn-based Dragon Go Server! Check it out on SlideMe for details.

- Use a bot player (separate download) as an opponent or analysis helper. The bot is activated as just another tool, to be used in any SGF!
Check out BW-Gnu Go on SlideMe for details.

- Study joseki while analysing your games using embedded Kogo's Joseki Dictionary, March 6 2013 version.
KJD included by courtesy of Alexander Dinerchtein, curator, and Gary Odom, originator.

- Landscape support on both phones and tablets

- Record your own games

- Game review/study: replay a game on the board while the app only accepts the game moves. Ask for hint: show 5x5 square containing next move (size adjustable in settings)

- Score and score estimate (manual marking of dead stones)

- Easy creation and browsing of variations without unnecessary pop-ups

- Mark moku with letters, digits and shapes

- Game editing: add and remove stones, correct earlier moves (checks if this results in impossible moves later)

- Supports game collections in single SGF, like the ones at

- Also supports old SGF formats (pre-FF[4]). Please report any incompatible SGF's!


Parental rating: 
Everyone (age 6 and over)
Default language: 
Supported languages: 
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Requires Google Play and/or account: 
Requires third-party libraries: 
Requires 'rooted' device: 
Target Android version: 
Android 4.2
Minimum Android version: 
Android 2.2
Requires features: 
Requires permissions: 
Internet, Read external storage, Wake lock, Write external storage

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