An introductory book by Peter Shotwell, published by Tuttle. This book explains the game not by the usual method of stating the rules first, but. Prolific Go writer Peter Shotwell, author of the guidebook Go! brings players his second Go strategy handbook Go Basics, which provides a. Read “Go Basics Concepts & Strategies for New Players (Downloadable Media Included)” by Peter Shotwell with Rakuten Kobo. Learn the fascinating game of.

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Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Go is a two player board game that first originated in ancient China but is also very popular in Japan and Korea. There is significant strategy and philosophy involved in the game, and the number of possible games is vast—even when compared to chess.

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There is sgotwell strategy and philosophy involved in the game, and the number of possible games is vast—even when compared to chess. You submitted the following rating and review. Or just a combination of both?

Go Basics — Concepts And Strategies for New Players

Product details File Size: Each chapter presents a concept and gives several examples. 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.

They’re often the first to try something different, and if it works, other teachers join in. Alex Fagen rated it liked it Nov 21, This book explains the game not by the usual method of stating the rules first, but by taking players through a professional 9×9 game with very detailed approx pages annotations.

Many books give page after page of bewildering game plates that are all but useless for the non-pro. See all 10 reviews.

It explains all you need to know for basic play, and the cd rom is a great bonus. Wendes also arranged for us to make this pdf available. It may be a little difficult for the novice to follow at times, but that is the fault of go, not the book.

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This four part series for the serious novice runs a little under two hours. Where does the picture at the bottom of the cover come from? More Than a Game,” where a mistake in the syotwell printing about the final score of a game was a left-over from a deleted game that slipped by me and quite a few editors.


Preview — Go Basics by Peter Shotwell. Hinoki Pressthe prolific producer of new English-language Go books, has produced and donated pads of kifu paper to the AGF. Try shotwelll for Beginners” by Kaoru Iwamoto. Click here to learn more about what’s available, and order yours. Shotwll me start by saying that I don’t have any doubt that Peter Shotwell is a great Go player. It was certainly a good launching point for me into this vast world of Go.

Berlekamp, a UC Berkeley math professor, developed this variation as part of an effort to measure the exact value of Go moves. Item s unavailable for purchase.

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Useful go strategies include: William rated it really liked it Jul 26, Thanks for telling us about the problem. At the time I didn’t notice that two of the books I basids selected were by Shotwell. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

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