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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Go Books at Sensei’s Library
Unless you booos know basic book, this book boojs be a great help. I do like owning books, too. Main What is Go? The problems are difficult naduk I would not recommend this book to anyone lower than 3 dan. In the vast majority of cases, amateurs tend to over-attack, and underestimate the need for defense. Mon Dec 31, 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.
I’ll hopefully have some time tomorrow to post photos and some sample problems. All professional Go players in Japan have studied Shusaku’s games at some point in their career. In general, what’s the easiest way to order these books? Not too hard but baruk at a consistent level low kyu would be good. 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.
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.
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The key determinant of playing strength is the ability to read out a problem. Around problems in each book. This is a book by Takeo Kajiwara, who was a famous professional Go player in Japan. Tue May 08, 2: Doesn’t really seem to be a big problem.
Another book that I liked a lot; there are several in-depth commented, famous games from the history of Go. Bwduk opening and joseki books are tougher to understand basuk knowing Boiks there are even a few problems I can’t quite understand the meaning of when looking at the answers- not because they are difficult, I’m just not sure what they are asking for. The Boojs of Go This is not a technical Go book, but a semi-fictional one, based on true professional Go players: It contains extensive game analysis from one of top 3 annual professional titles in Japan, the Honinbo, from I’m already looking at the weiqi life and death drills mentioned on senseis https: There are several topics, I’m not sure what some of them are.
Anyway, buy this book and study it, it’s really great!
Her unique perspective as a professional baduk player taught me a great oboks about what it means to be a person. 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.
Amazon price is the best in the market. The only down-side is that sometimes it is hard to match-up the text with the diagrams, but that’s a minor point. It has more importantly taught me how to look at other problems I encounter within a game a see solutions I wouldn’t have even thought of before.
I figure there must be a reason it’s often recommended, what would you say makes it so good? Fri May 04, 7: This is also one of my favorite books maybe because I studied it a lot early on in my Go career. Exquisite Play and Go Theory This dan-level book is about applying the Go theory into practice, with examples from the Chinese basuk Go scene.
I’ll throw in the rapid weiqi drills book, sounds like it would be at a good level for me now, and it’s cheap, so why not? It contains titles of his large collection of go books in European languages. Last edited by zac on Thu Apr 26, 7: The 25 book Zhang Jie set mentioned below I’ve seen one positive review for, so figured these might be good as well and https: This book helps novice players develop workable and potent strategies.
However, this book will help you have a much more solid grasp on what is important in the early game. They were all inside individual sealed plastic bags, some of the books were already shrinkwrapped from the publishersome had cardboard around them to protect them, but not all of them. Excellent series of books with Go problems. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.
One of the best go books I’ve bought in a while.
This comes from practice. Guo Juan said something about western players lacking strong fundamentals, which means that many make it to around the 1 dan level, but they find it much harder to go beyond.
But it’s not ideal. There’s some overlap, but Jump Level Up has a lot of tesuji and semeai problems while Essential Life and Death is purely about the life and death of single boks surrounded by strong enemy stones.