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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Basic Techniques of Go This book is pretty famous because it was one of the first English books with Japanese authors.

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A lovely book, and a must read for everybody who wants to understand the spirit of Go, not only the technique. How do you get to Carnegie Hall.

The beginners to 10k start very, very basic- e. Fri May 04, 5: In the past I’ve found that if I repeat easy problems too often I can just memorise the answers.

The key determinant of playing strength is the ability to read out a problem. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. It seems like they will post pretty much anywhere in the world. The winner was Ishida Yoshio, and all of his games qualification plus the actual title are here. Packaging was OK, but not great.

This is also one of my favorite books maybe because I studied it a lot early on in my Go career. Another essential book in the collection of any serious Go student. Yes, as time passes, and you get stronger, it will sit on the shelf and collect dust, and you will depend more on a dictionary of joseki, but for understanding the reason for each move this book has no peer.


Only 4 left in stock more on the way. She wasn’t sure how to realize her dreams, but knew there must be a way.

Although there are some really good english language problem books, there just doesn’t seem to be a lot at any one level of difficulty. I did get the tesuj ones from: This book was recommended to me by the strongest member of my Go club. Not too hard but all at a consistent level low kyu would be good. This is the best technical English Go book I know of. 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.

Although many go books exist in English, the major are still written and published in ChineseJapanese or Korean languages. As a total beginner I started playing three months agothis book has been satisfying in a number of respects.

I do have the Lee Changho books in pdf, and like to print off a couple of pages to carry around for when I have a spare minute. But I don’t have a statistical analysis of the breakdown. I figure there must be a reason it’s often recommended, what would you say makes it so good?

My impression is it’s part of the foundation, like grade school education. Previous topic Next topic. 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.

What is it’s difficulty like?

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This is a great book. GO para principiantes Spanish Edition. In addition, the global position that justifies each joseki is identified, which is one of the difficulties beginners encounter in applying joseki. 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.


WeiqiLifeAndDeathDrills also mentioned in that “to get to 8d is not hard” post, the first two volumes but apparently start at a fairly high level and weiqi problems which is often recommended.

Excellent book for Go lovers; if you are into this game I fully recommend this book all the series to you. It takes a lot of time to do, labour badukk love It has a mixture of ‘real-life’ shapes and contrived shapes.

Follow this link for a detailed review of this book. This comes from practice. Learn more about Amazon Prime. I’m sure it’s worth picking up, probably will fit in to my second category of challenging problems to impossible, if they are up in the dan level.

Its target audience is clearly children. Almost entirely problems, most you can guess what the aim is without any knowledge of Mandarin. Thanks tchan, I had a bit of a look around your blog previously, I think I just missed those speed baduk books. It has built my confidence by seeing many of the situations described in the book arising in my own games.