Welcome to KGS
Downloading and Installing CGoban, the KGS Client
CGoban Main Window
Introduction to KGS
KGS Plus
KGS on Androidâ„¢
Terms of Service
Admin Announcements
Newbie FAQ
Main KGS Window
Set Preferences
Server Stats
"New Game" Window
Game Window
Playing Games
Game Types
Supported Rule Sets
Supported Time Systems
Tagged Games
Rating System
Rating System Math
Main FAQ

Information for Help Editors
Resources for Help Editors
Help Discussion
Recent Changes
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Help for KGS Main Window

main window screen shot

The KGS main window is the first thing you see after logging in. It has chat rooms, game lists, and menus that let you set up games.

File menu commands:

Play Go menu commands:

User menu commands:

Rooms menu commands:

Help menu commands:

Chat Rooms The rooms window will contain a Tab for each of the rooms that you are in.

Each room has the following parts:

Note that this page is under construction. In the meantime you can check the FAQ which has a few questions about escapers, and technical problems you may encounter with the client.

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