160 Seiten, kartoniert, Tuttle, 1. Auflage 2008
BEGINNING GO provides a clear but thorough introduction that is perfect for first time players. Easy to follow instructions and detailed examples make it simple to understand how to play. You'll also be shown how to keep score, as well as simple but effective strategies and tactics that make the game more competitive and fun.
By the time you've finished the instructional sections, you'll have all the confidence, skill, and strategy you 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 more experienced players.
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.
011 What is Go?
015 About Beginning Go
016 The Art of Capturing
027 The Art of Living
031 Who Has Played the Most Living Stones?
051 A "Simple" Game
061 Some Mysteries of Go: Seki, Ko, and the Second Rule of Go
073 Handicaps, Ranks, and Styles of Play
088 Counting with Sente and Gote
097 An Even Game
118 A Big Ko
127 Elementary Handicap and Even Play on Large Boards
143 Strategies on Bigger Boards
153 Where to Go for More Go
157 THREE BOARDS TO PLAY ON
160 ABOUT THE AUTHORS