Falling in Love with Baduk

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Falling in Love with Baduk - Play a game in a week (86.6 MB PDF file, it can be downloaded from [ext] here or [ext] here) is a dual language (English and Korean) book for beginners published by the Hankuk Kiwon. It has numerous problems and questions for the readers to solve and answer.

Table of Contents

Day 1 _ The Rules
Day 2 _ Closing a Game
Day 3 _ Connect and Cut
Day 4 _ Making Dansoo
Day 5 _ Capturing Techniques
Day 6 _ Capturing Race
Bonus Chapter


  • P. 34: "In Ko, Black and White are in mutual dansoo (atari) . . ." It is more accurate to say that Black and White are in alternating states of atari, but never at the same time.
  • P. 52: " . . . the rest is a basic algebra." It is more accurate to say "the rest is simple arithmetic." Advanced mathematical skills are not required.
  • P 59: The Test 10 and Test 11 diagrams are the same. On page 210, the Answer diagram for 11 shows the correct problem diagram. [ext] Click here for a corrected diagram.
  • PP. 95/217: The Test 10 diagram is correct, but the answer diagram is a copy of the answer for Test 05 on page 98. [ext] Click here for the correct answer to test 10.
  • P. 133: page 133/225 - The Test 11 diagram and the Answer diagram are the same. [ext] Click here for the correct diagram. This link is incorrect.

Falling in Love with Baduk last edited by on July 6, 2023 - 15:42
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