Go Basics : Concepts And Strategies for New Players (Paperback)

Author: Shotwell, Peter

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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.

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Publisher Tuttle Pub
Mfg Part# 9780804836883
SKU 31240874
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0804836884
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 8.75H x 5.75L x 0.5T
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Editors Note 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.
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Number of Pages 0157
Publisher Tuttle Publishing

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