Go, The World's Most Fascinating Game

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Go, The World's Most Fascinating Game
By: Nihon Ki-in
Publisher: Nihon Ki-in, 1973
95 pp.

Go, The World's Most Fascinating Game published in February 1973 by the Nihon Ki-in comprises two small, slim volumes (21cm x15cm, and 95 pages each). Volume 1 is titled Introduction; volume 2 is titled Basic Techniques. Neither volume appears to contain material that is not covered elsewhere.

The second printing was published in 2003. It combines the two volumes into a book with 189 pages and includes a preface by the Nihon Ki-in.


David Carlton's [ext] review

Table of Contents

  • Preface, 5

I. Introduction

  • Introduction: The Fascination of Go, 7
  • Chapter 1: What Go is Like, 19
  • Chapter 2: First Steps in Go Techniques, 33
  • Chapter 3: An Example Game by Beginners, 85

II. Basic Techniques

  • Chapter 4: Fuseki-The Opening Stage, 99
  • Chapter 5: Relationships Between Stones, 119
  • Chapter 6: Fighting Techniques, 139
  • Chapter 7: Life and Death
  • Chapter 8: Endgame
  • Chapter 9: Common Knowledge

Sample Material

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