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Go Basics Concepts and Strategies for New Players

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ISBN-10: 0804836884

ISBN-13: 9780804836883

Edition: 2006

Authors: Peter Shotwell

List price: $16.95
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It's not surprising that Go is one of the oldest games still being played today-it's also one of the most challenging, stimulating, and fascinating games around. Go Basics provides a simple but thorough introduction that's perfect for beginners. With its easy to follow instructions-and over 600 diagrams showing examples of how to play-you'll be ready to enjoy this classic game right away.It starts by focusing on smaller 9 x 9 games-making it easier to understand basic Go tactics and strategies-and introduces fundamental strategies such as invading, sacrificing, using ko, and thinking territorially-in this accessible format. It also explains Go's unique handicapping system, making every…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Publication date: 11/15/2005
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 160
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Peter Shotwell is an internationally known expert on the relationship of Go to Eastern and Western philosophy, literature, and history. He has been writing about Go for nearly twenty years and has lived in China, Tibet, and Japan while researching the origins and background of the game. Mr. Shotwell is also the author of Go! More Than a Game.