Books shelved as go-weiqi-baduk: Lessons in the Fundamentals of Go by Toshiro Kageyama, Tesuji And Anti Suji Of Go by Eio Sakata, Battle Strategies by Ja. This page contains reviews of the Go books I read, so you can have some guidelines before going on a shopping spree. I provide here links to the books. I started the game about 2 years ago, but quit after 1 month of play. and I got back to the game about months ago. I am about 17k on OGS.

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But I need to bauk further in to it, to see if I can learn something just through trying to understand why a certain variation is best. Volume three continues where volume two leaves of and the problems are grouped getting less easy towards the end.

Badik many go books exist badukk English, the major are still written badik published in ChineseJapanese or Korean languages. I don’t really have any illusions that any particular book will improve my strength in go, but I do believe that solving problems is a big part.

Hence looking for chinese language books; plenty of them at all difficulties, and cheap to boot. These books have certainly fixed that. There’s some overlap, but Jump Level Up has a lot of tesuji and semeai bookz while Essential Life and Death is purely about the life and death of single groups surrounded by strong enemy stones.

All his advice is simple, solid, general, and practical. Contains links to recommended firstintermediate and advanced go books. Much like diving into an enemy’s complicated framework, she made a bold move to expand her capabilities far outside of the realm of playing baduk. When I bought this book for my keyboard type kindle I was worried that the pictures would be difficult to view. A few initial impression, will take photo’s, and post more complete review later.

Its target audience is clearly children. I actually jumped the gun and already ordered the 12 book set; based on your description, it seems like that wasn’t a mistake.

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There’s a problem loading this menu right now. SpeedBadukForBeginners is quite nice. It took about a week or so for everything to arrive to their warehouse- this was including some extra time because one of the sets had arrived to them without all the books- they contacted the seller and got them to send the missing ones.


It contains extensive game analysis from one of top 3 annual professional titles in Japan, the Honinbo, from I purchased all 5 volumes in the series. I figure there must be a reason it’s often recommended, what would you say makes it so good?

He stated that it would be an excellent introduction to the topic. Initially I was only going to order a couple of books, and just kind of go carried away. Around problems in each book. Each person develops a unique perspective on go, including their experiences of and preferences about the game. You cannot post new topics in this forum You cannot reply to topics in this forum You cannot edit your posts in this forum You cannot delete your posts in this forum You cannot post attachments in this forum.

Excellent book for Go lovers; if you are into this game I fully recommend this book all the series to you.

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Several hundred years old problems, really complicated, professionals study them regularly and still find new variations. This book was recommended to me by the strongest member of my Go club. Sat Apr 28, The goal of each problem such as “black to cut the white stones” is always amongst the 2 to 5 sentences of explanation which makes reading the book slightly annoying in sections I understand well would be nice if the problem statement was also be below each board image.

Having a large number of varied problems helps me to keep motivated and interested. Besides being very strong, he is best known as a theoretician and artist of the Japanese Go – not concerned with winning, but with finding the best possible move always. The treasure chest enigma: If you have volume two, buy three and four today. The individuals who rated this book poorly did not identify the “Basic” label in the title, or the subtext identifying the book as a “beginner and elementary Go Book”.

Teaches you what type of things to consider when looking for the next move.

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TsumeGo in Pictures by Izumi Hase? Largely seems like artificial problems, I can’t really say if the problems are grouped by theme, none that I noticed anyway. The package weighs a bit over 17kg. I do like owning books, too.


The pocket books are OK- maybe a little bqduk hard for me now, but it will be nice to be able to carry around. The winner was Ishida Yoshio, and all of his games qualification plus the actual title bacuk here.

They are imaginative, well written, artful diagrams; large print for easy reading; concepts are organized into small segments which helps avoid information overload; concepts are repeated which helps my learning; good hooks paper and binding; photos of important players are of lesser quality, and I think the books would be better without the photos, except for the photos of the authors themselves.

Tue May 08, 1: A great go player talks conversationally and matter-of-factly about the basic principles of Go strategy.

She wasn’t sure how to realize her dreams, but knew there must be a way. Once I receive everything, I’ll have to take photos and do a bit of a review on the content. Previous topic Next topic.

Once they all arrive I’ll give a review of the books, and my bookks ordering them. This book is pretty famous because it was one of the first English books with Japanese authors. I think I mentioned that I have the Jump Level Up series arriving next week, I’ve heard that the two series level up, speed baduk are quite comparable.

Hard to say how accurate those ratings are, but them seem like a close enough description can’t say for the higher level ones, I will post some example problems at some point.

The name of Shusaku should be well known to all serious Hikaru-no-Go fans even if they don’t play Gosince, as the story goes, Shusaku was “the previous Hikaru”, in other words Sai’s spirit was communicating to the young Shusaku as well as he did with Hikaru – only a few hundred years back in time.

Amazon price is the best in the market.