New from Simon & Schuster

A Sudden Light by Garth Stein
The King's Curse by Philippa Gregory
Rebel Yell by S. C. Gwynne
Angels Walking by Karen Kingsbury
The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace by Jeff Hobbs
You Can't Make This Stuff Up by Theresa Caputo
Go Basics

Go Basics

Concepts & Strategies for New Players

Includes interactive CD-ROM.

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. It also explains Go's unique handicapping system, making every game even those between beginners and experts exciting. Go Basics also includes a CD-ROM developed by the American Go Association that will help you build your skills before testing them against other players.
Choose a format:
  • Tuttle Publishing | 
  • 160 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780804836883 | 
  • November 2005
List Price $16.95
This title is temporarily out of stock, please check back soon.

About the Author

Explore

CONNECT WITH US

Get a FREE eBook
when you join our mailing list!