Amazing Happenings in the Game of Go

   

Amazing Happenings in the Game of Go
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By: Kido, Various
Translator: Robert J. Terry
Publisher: Robert J. Terry, December 2010 - 2012
ISBN10 B004ELAQ0K, B004ELAQ1O, B00ACSL8OC

Amazing Happenings in the Game of Go - Kido Classics is a Go e-book series translated, edited & published by Robert J. Terry for the Amazon Kindle? e-book platform. The first two volumes were published on December 1, 2010 and the latest, third volume in 2012. The material is collected from various articles in Kido (a famous, Japanese Go magazine by the Nihon-Kiin which ceased publication in 2000).

Three volumes currently exist (as of Feb. 2013):

  1. Amazing Happenings in the Game of Go - Kido Classics, Volume 1: The History and Culture of Go in Japan
  2. Amazing Happenings in the Game of Go - Kido Classics, Volume 2: The History and Culture of Go in Japan
  3. Amazing Happenings in the Game of Go - Kido Classics, Volume 3: Joseki Basics and in Context

Table of Contents

  • Amazing Happenings in the Game of Go - Kido Classics, Volume 1: The History and Culture of Go in Japan
    • Introduction
    • Takemiya Outrageously Commenting
    • Takemiya 7 Danís Sparkling Attack
    • How Takemiya Honinbo Spent 5 Hours and 7 Minutes on a Single Move
    • The Tale of Genji and Go
    • The Tale of Genji, Chapter III, Utsusemi
    • Kido Mini-Museum: Gion Festival
    • The Top Ten Quotes in the History of Go
    • Does This Ladder Work?
    • Rival Match Play Produces Masterpieces of Go: Shusai vs. Karigane
    • Unusual Fuseki Collection
    • The Most Beautiful Go Boards in the World
    • Learning from Shusakuís Ten Precepts of Go
    • Kageyama Classroom: The Only Next Move
    • Rival Match Play Produces Masterpieces of Go: Onoda vs. Kitani
    • Women and Go
    • Memorable Quotes of Professional Players
    • Rival Match Play Produces Masterpieces of Go: Murashima vs. Kitani
    • Go Netsuke
    • Go Cartoons
    • Rival Match Play Produces Masterpieces of Go: Kitani vs. Go Seigen
    • Commonsense Lie or Truth?
    • Rival Match Play Produces Masterpieces of Go: Go Seigen vs. Fujisawa Kuranosuke
    • Kido Bloopers
    • Rival Match Play Produces Masterpieces of Go: Hashimoto vs. Sakata
    • Glossary
    • Appendix I: Player Biographical Information
    • Appendix II: Table of Japanese Tournament Results
    • Appendix III: Collection of Games Referred to in this Work
  • Amazing Happenings in the Game of Go - Kido Classics, Volume 2: The History and Culture of Go in Japan
    • When is a Ko not a Ko? Go!
    • Women and Go
    • Noh Go
    • Recommended 10 Best Go Proverbs
    • Tales of Famous Games of the Twentieth Century: Kitani vs. Takagawa
    • Bunraku Go
    • Does This Ladder Work?
    • Tales of Famous Games of the Twentieth Century: Fujisawa Shuko vs. Sakata
    • Maximum Number of Groups
    • Memorable Quotes of Professional Players
    • Tales of Famous Games of the Twentieth Century: Go Seigen vs. Sakata
    • Kido Mini-Museum: Go Arhat of the Showa
    • Unusual Fuseki Collection
    • Tales of Famous Games of the Twentieth Century: Sakata vs. Fujisawa Shuko
    • Kido Bloopers
    • The Tenacity of the Meijin: A Tremendous Jigo Draw
    • Kobayashi Koichi 7 Danís Sparkling Move
    • The Most Exciting Game of Go Ever Played
    • An Out-of-this-World Endgame
    • A Rarely Seen Race to Capture
    • Sakata: From Honorary to Perpetual Status
    • Go Helps in Combating Senior Dementia
    • The Final Curtain
    • Glossary
    • Appendix I: Player Biographical Information
    • Appendix II: Table of Japanese Tournament Results
    • Appendix III: Collection of Games Referred to in this Work
  • Amazing Happenings in the Game of Go - Kido Classics, Volume 3: Joseki Basics and in Context
    • Chapter 1: Through 50 Years Following the War: Popular Joseki by Sakata Eio
    • Chapter 2: Methods for the Practical Application of Joseki by Ishida Yoshio
    • Chapter 3: Methods for the Practical Application of Star Point Joseki by Mimura Tomoyasu
    • Chapter 4: Joseki Likes and Dislikes by Takagawa Shukaku
    • Chapter 5: Dead Joseki, Dying Joseki by Kano Yoshinori
    • Chapter 6: Thinking About Joseki by Ishida Akira
    • Chapter 7: Choose Joseki According to the Background by Kataoka Satoshi
    • Chapter 8: A Tale of Two Joseki
    • Chapter 9: Joseki Skills Test
    • Appendix I: Authors of the Text
    • Appendix II: Kato vs. Kubouchi Game Record
    • Glossary

Sample Problems

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Reviews

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Notes

  • The books may be purchased here:
  1. [ext] http://www.amazon.com/Amazing-Happenings-Game-Classics-ebook/dp/B004ELAQ0K
  2. [ext] http://www.amazon.com/Amazing-Happenings-Game-Classics-ebook/dp/B004ELAQ1O
  3. [ext] http://www.amazon.com/Joseki-Context-Amazing-Happenings-ebook/dp/B00ACSL8OC
  • Author blurbs about each book:
  1. [ext] http://gowizardry.com/?p=340
  2. [ext] http://gowizardry.com/?p=343
  3. [ext] http://gowizardry.com/?p=4241

Amazing Happenings in the Game of Go last edited by RhysD on February 24, 2013 - 10:37
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