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GoPanda 2

GoPanda 2 is a modern client to Pandanet that runs in the browser. It features a clean, intuitive user interface that allows you to play, talk, and connect with thousands of players on Pandanet easily.

Download GoPanda 2.5
Windows (Checksum) – Windows 7 or higher

Macintosh (Checksum) – doesn’t work with Mac OS Catalina yet – new version coming in a few days …

Linux 64 Bit (Checksum) or Linux 32 Bit (Checksum)
For questions about GoPanda2, go to the FAQ

Download GoPanda2 Manual
GoPanda2 manual (PDF files)

You can help us by reporting bugs, crashes and unexpected behavior. Please describe what you were doing when the bug occured and what exactly happend, including the error message generated by the client.

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We need translators for the new version! If you are interested in translating GoPanda2 to your language, you can now apply directly from within the client! Use the upper right menu!

20 Jul 15 21:30:57

GoPanda 2.5.0 released

GoPanda 2.5.0 has been released!

Warning: A binary update is required. Please download from the GoPanda2 home page.

Edit: You may have to uninstall the old client completely before installing the new version.

Changes from version 2.4.0:

  • You can tag players as friends, to find them quicker
  • You can also ignore disruptive players
  • The IGS game archive can be searched from the client
  • All archived games can be loaded directly
  • Rating graphs
  • News from the Pandanet website
  • A dedicated broadcasting mode
  • Several other bug fixes and minor improvements
02 Feb 17 12:17:40

GoPanda 2.5.2 released

This GoPanda2 update brings an important bugfix and some small improvements:

  • Better connection timeout detection. This should fix a serious bug where people didn’t know they were disconnected until they ran out of time.
  • News section improved: All images are displayed correctly now. There are a lot of design improvements here, too.
  • Score estimator bugfix: Captures are now correctly counted in review and local boards, too.

This update will be installed automatically.
Please tell us in case you run into any problems. Apart from that, enjoy!

15 Oct 15 20:17:54

Server maintenance on 9th November!

The Pandanet Internet Go Server will undergo scheduled maintenance on

9th November 2015, from 19:00 to 24:00 UTC.

Users still active by this time will be disconnected and ongoing games will be stored without affecting disconnection limits. They can be resumed within 15 days.

Net Social Plaza will also be unavailable during this time. We apologize for the inconvenience.

07 Apr 14 14:12:53

GoPanda 2.3 released

Today we have released version 2.3 of GoPanda2 with many new features:

  • Remember Password checkbox in login menu.
  • You can be in multiple rooms at the same time.
  • Score Estimator available in Review and Observe.
  • Score Assist will help you mark dead stones during counting.
  • Help videos to get you started with GoPanda2.
  • Reviews and broadcasts are now displayed differently in the game list.
  • The Review list has been removed – use the normal game list instead.
  • Bugs fixes and minor changes.

There are some reports of videos not working in the client, if that is the case for you, you can view them at youtube instead

As usual, please report any issues you might find, so we can fix them as soon as possible.

03 Jan 14 11:48:41

GoPanda2 Version 2.2.0 released

This is a major update, including support for translations previously only available in the beta version, an integrated translation editor to apply and translate directly from the client. Other changes are:

  • Full Pairgo support
  • Better integrated bugreports
  • Scroll wheel support in games and other usability fixes
  • Can now send messages to offline players
  • Can now search for and interact with players by name
  • Improved SGF upload speed

and many other smaller bugfixes and changes. As usual, feedback is very welcome. Even though we might need a while to answer at the moment, we try to read every mail. Bugs are best reported directly from the client.