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The Great Joseki Dictionary (囲碁大辞典) is a joseki encyclopaedia containing more than 20,000 diagrams, first compiled and edited by Suzuki Tamejiro and his pupils. It was published in 1933 by Shinkosha, a predecessor of Seibundo Shinkosha.

Editions:

  • 1933: First edition, in three large sized volumes
  • 1957: Revised edition
  • 1977: New edition (最新囲碁大辞典)
  • 1980: Paperback edition (普及版 囲碁大辞典), same content as above in six volumes

As a derivative work, later the Suzuki-Kitani Small Joseki Dictionary (定石小辞典 joseki-shojiten) of 6,000 variations was published in 1966 (which is supposedly more like the working knowledge of joseki of a pro player).

See also: Dictionaries page

Dave: I have added some material at Igo Daijiten / Background.


Igo Daijiten last edited by hnishy on October 21, 2022 - 00:09
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