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Beginning Go

Beginning Go

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by Peter Shotwell, Susan Long
     
 

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The must-have resource guidebook for those looking to learn the ancient Asian game of Go

Beginning Go is a clear, concise and thorough introduction to the intricacies of Go that is perfect for first time players. The straightforward, easy-to-follow instructions and detailed examples make it simple to understand how to play. Players will learn the

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The must-have resource guidebook for those looking to learn the ancient Asian game of Go

Beginning Go is a clear, concise and thorough introduction to the intricacies of Go that is perfect for first time players. The straightforward, easy-to-follow instructions and detailed examples make it simple to understand how to play. Players will learn the rules, how to keep score, as well as effective winning strategies and tactics to make the game more competitive and fun.

By the time players finish the instructional sections, they'll have all the confidence, skill and techniques they'll need to enjoy playing this fascinating game. What's more, Go's unique handicapping system, which the book explains, allows even absolute beginners to play competitive games with experienced players.

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"The world's oldest surviving game of pure mental skill." —The Economist

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780804846554
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Publication date:
02/02/2016
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
1,088,770

Meet the Author

Peter Shotwell is an internationally known expert on the relationship of Go to Eastern and Western philosophy, literature, and history. He has been writing about Go for over twenty years and has lived in China, Tibet, and Japan while researching the origins and background of the game. He is also the author of Go! More Than A Game and Go Basics.

Susan Long is a learning specialist who has held prestigious faculty positions in Boston and New York City private schools and universities. For many years, she has used Go in curriculum development and to work with students of all ages.

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Beginning Go 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I'm more or less a beginner who lives in the countryside so I am using this book to teach my kids go better than I can. It's a great starter and accompaniment to what's on the Internet.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago