11.6 Go, Go, Go
Big Dummy's Guide to the Internet

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     Fancy a good game of go or chess?  You no longer have to head for
the nearest park with a board in hand.  The Internet has a couple of
machines that let you engage people from around the world in your
favorite board games.  Or, if you prefer, you can watch matches in
progress.
     To play go,

        telnet hellspark.wharton.upenn.edu 6969
        log on as: guest

You'll find prompts to various online help files to get you started.
     For a chess match,
                       
        telnet news.panix.com 5000
        log on as: guest

You'll find prompts for online help files on the system, which lets you
choose your skill level.