This is an unofficial implementation by
Special thanks to
for maintenance and updates - including the playtak rating - over several
Currently maintained and paid for by the
US Tak Association.
White always moves first, though they place a Black stone on their first
Games may be played with komi, meaning that if the game ends in a flat
count, black has a number of virtual flats added to their flat count, so
that black may win or draw with fewer flats. The size of the komi is
If neither player plays a stone or flattens a standing stone for 25 moves,
the game is ruled a draw.
Portable Tak Notation
PTN or Portable Tak Notation is a method of recording games and describing
moves using text.