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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So I’m not sure what “Primary” refers to, but I would say the other volumes are probably dan level or close to it.

A great go bavuk talks conversationally and matter-of-factly about the basic principles of Go strategy. The only down-side is that sometimes it is hard baduuk match-up the text with the diagrams, but that’s a minor point. I don’t think you will be disappointed. Each has a book graded beginner to 10k, 10k to 5k, 5k to 1k, 1k to 1D, 1D to 3D.

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Yes, as time passes, and you get stronger, it will sit on vooks 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. Select a forum Life In 19x Initially I was only going to order a couple of books, and just kind of go bbaduk away.

Also looking at; https: This includes board games that are not dependent on chance, other than chess. 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.

Having a large number of varied problems helps me to keep motivated and interested. I don’t mind paying the service fees, bad exchange rates etc on a big order. 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.


This is also one of my favorite books maybe because I studied it a lot early on in my Go career. Amazon price is the best in the market. All his advice is simple, solid, general, and practical. I can solve almost of volume 1 on sight which I don’t mind taking an occasional half hour to do!

Its target audience is clearly children.

Chinese Problem Books • Life In 19×19

The last stage in a complete Go game is usually pretty boring, since there are less and less places to fight for, and the fights are smaller and smaller – the last one is many times a half-point fight in the final ko. This book is pretty famous because it was one of the first English books with Japanese authors.

Titles are filed under author name and subject terms. Unless you already know basic joseki, this book will be a great help. This is a collection of Go essays by “the amateur professional” Nakayama Noriyuki.

Picking them up along with everything else for a later day. Guo Juan said something about western players lacking strong fundamentals, which means that many make it to around the bqduk dan level, but they find it much harder to go beyond.

Another book that I liked a lot; there are several in-depth commented, bzduk games from the history of Go. However, this book will help you have a much more solid grasp on what is important in the early game. It is divided in to sections though, and some problems with solutions with explanations are given at the beginning of each section, so maybe that gives some clues that I’m not picking up. The key determinant of playing strength is the ability to read out a problem.

I already have the and books and like them a lot what I’ve done of them.

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Graded Go Problems for Beginners, Vol. I have like Train Like a Pro which appears haduk be the equivalent of the next set after Advanced but would like to have a running start when I reach it.

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”. Bastante claro y conciso para principiantes contiene algunas erratas.


This is a book by Ishida Yoshio – see the review for “The Honinbo Tournament” – and it’s very nice. It took bookd 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. I purchased all 5 volumes in the series. Overall I’m quite happy that I took a chance on ordering books that I knew almost nothing bzduk.

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I provide here links to the books available online from Amazon. I’ve got a few objectives in mind in ordering more problem books; 1. Apart from books on playing go are also non-fiction bacuk, literature and other reference books. The graded go problems are an excellent series, based on teaching problems used in Japan. This is the mother of all Go problems collections. I looked at some Chinese posts and apparently the whole series starts off at 30k and takes you to the dan levels. Is it to go through a proxy service or is there a site which offers delivery directly, and automatically calculates postage and so on?

As a total beginner I started playing three months agothis book has been satisfying in a number of respects. Bokos, foundational, beginners, intermediate, advanced? Attack and Defense Another essential book in the collection of any serious Go student. It also teaches you a lot about the relative value of moves on a small scale – and that helps in estimating moves on a larger scale as well.

In general, what’s the easiest way to order these books? It covers many historical stages, so it’s also very interesting to see how Go evolved in time. This includes Ritchie Pressa prolific publisher of on how to become very strong.