A Study of Go

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A Study of Go — For beginners and intermediate class players
By: Hidesaburo Kurohori, Francis Meyer (supervisor, Kansai Kiin pro)
Publisher: Jitsugyo Corporation?, 2017-09-19, Nara City, Japan
146 pp.

English introductory booklet written by Hidesaburo Kurohori under supervison of Francis Meyer. Published September 2017 in [ext] Nara, Japan. 228 diagrams, price 1020, JP-Nummer 23016163. Heavy use of Japanese terms.

Table of Contents

(linked to comparable pages on SL)

Preface 3
Chapter 1. Basis of Go 9
1 Board size 10
2 Basic rules 11
3 Explanation of the rules 11
1 Place stones in turn 11
2 Capturing stones 12
3 Prohibited points 14
4 Ko 15
5 Territory calculation 19
4 Game procedures 20
1 Nigiri 20
2 Komi 21
3 Okigo 22
4 End of the game 23
5 Manners 24
Chapter 2. Game example 27
Chapter 3. Basis of fighting 33
1 Life and death of stone groups (part 1) 34
1 Eye 34
2 3-space nakade 36
3 5-space nakade 37
4 6-space nakade 38
5 4-space groups 38
6 6-space plate type groups 40
7 Life and death of line groups 41
8 Bent-4-shape in the corner 43
9 Oshitsubushi 45
10 Seki 47
2 Capturing methods 50
1 Geta 50
2 Shicho 53
3 Uttegaeshi 56
4 Oiotoshi (Tonton) 58
3 Life and death of stone groups (part 2) 63
1 6-space corner 63
2 7-space corner (type 1) 67
3 7-space corner (type 2) 69
4 7-space corner (type 3) 71
5 8-space corner (type 1) 76
6 8-space corner (type 2) 79
7 8-space corner (type 3) [1] 80
Chapter 4. Joseki etc. 83
1 Name of corner stones 84
2 Shimari from komoku 86
3 Kakari on komoku 87
4 Kakari on hoshi 89
5 Example of josekies [2] 90
Chapter 5. Variations on corner and side 91
1 Invading the 3-3 point against hoshi 92
1 3-3 joseki 92
2 3-3 joseki on ikken-shimari 93
3 3-3 joseki on kogeima-shimari 96
4 3-3 joseki on ogeima-shimari 98
5 3-3 joseki on kogeima-gakari 100
2 Joseki of 1,2 ken-basami 102
1 Ikken-basami joseki 102
2 Nikken-basami Joseki 105
3 Kogeima joseki on hoshi 106
1 The 3-3 joseki 107
2 The basic joseki 113
3 The pincer joseki [3] 114
4 The mountain formation 117
Chapter 6. Proverbs 125
Chapter 7. Go terms 135

[1] J group with sagari instead of kake-tsugi: found no page

[2] One example is the 3-4 point low approach one-space low pincer 3-3 contact: found no page

[3] It's 4-4 point low approach low extension low pincer (8-3): found no page


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