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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Attack and Defense Another essential book in the collection of any serious Go student. Thus, when she released her book, I immediately ordered it.

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 quality 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.

For this reason volume three,ostensibly for players of 15 – 20 kyu, will profit even low kyu players.

Go Books at Sensei’s Library

I don’t mind paying the service fees, bad exchange rates etc on a big order. I know it’s a revolutionary idea that solving lots of problems will make you stronger! I like easy but not trivial problems, so it’s great for me. I had a quick look at the second life and death book- seems that it’s around the level of the second Lee Changho life and death book- one of the problems was a direct copy of a problem from that book.

How can this be worth studying?

But I need to look further in to it, to see if I can learn something just through trying to understand why a certain variation is best. Aimed at dan-level players, Hop illustrates advanced topics with pristine clarity, making the reader wonder, “Why haven’t I realized before how simple this concept was?


I figure there must be a reason it’s often bsduk, what would you say makes it so good? Each person develops a unique perspective on go, including their experiences of and preferences about the game.

I got the classic gokyo shumyo, genegn gokyo, guanzipu, a bit hard but really improve reading, mybe 1 dan start on the gokyo shumyo. It is perfect for the kindle. Exquisite Play and Go Theory This dan-level book is about applying the Go theory into practice, with examples from the Chinese professional Go scene. Chinese Problem Books Posted: Nonetheless, there are a number of websites and articles aimed at informing western readers of the books available to them.

It also denotes their general topics and major teaching methods and suggests when to read them.

Popular Go Weiqi Baduk Books

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 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”. A few initial impression, will take photo’s, and post more complete review later.

The weiqi problems you are likely to be able to find on eBay or Amazon. It also teaches you to defend against common attacks. Volume three continues where volume two leaves of and the problems are grouped getting less easy towards the end. I’m not too upset about baduuk minor damage- I carry go books around in my jacket pockets, in my bag along with my board when going to the club- and I tend to go through problem books multiple times, so some minor damage before I get to damage them is OK by me.

I think having items sent direct from Taobao or tmall is possible, and from what I have heard the postage prices are more reasonable. Positional Judgment This book teaches us how to quickly estimate a global position and decide what to do next based on that, which is a very important technical skill to have especially in competitive Go. Amazon price is the best in the market. Although many go books exist in English, the major are still written and badui in ChineseBadu, or Korean languages.


I’m getting a feeling that if I’m going to keep improving at the game, that I need that grade school education.

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Go Books last edited by SpeedBadukForBeginners is quite nice. Also, sometimes the aspect ratio of the diagrams or photos is off. Google [Bot] and 2 guests.

He stated that it would be an excellent introduction to the topic. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

bookks Page 1 of 2. This is not a technical Go badui, but a semi-fictional one, based on true professional Go players: Also looking at; https: I must confess that I am not too excited about the fact that it focuses too much on handicap game joseki instead of principles of play, and reading this without the guidance of an experienced teacher may result in one getting a lot of rigid ideas that are hard to “unlearn” later.

The Honinbo Tournament This is also one of my favorite books maybe because I studied it a lot early on in my Go career. Is it to go through a proxy service or is there a site which offers delivery directly, and automatically calculates postage and so on?

GO para oboks Spanish Edition.