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Proverbs (The Handbook Series) (Nihon Ki-In Handbook)
This book collects and explains over a hundred fifty proverbs that have arisen over the centuries to help players remember various aspects of the game. For example, there are sayings pertaining to the life and death of groups and to a variety of fighting techniques. Some proverbs help remind players how to play certain josekis, and others provide advise about one's general ...more
Paperback, 185 pages
Published March 19th 1999 by Yutopian Enterprises
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An amazing collection of useful and highly enlightening proverbs for use in the playing of Go. Eleven chapters cover a wide range of topics, including: Joseki, Life and Death, Fighting, Ko, Territory, Capturing, etc. These are all illustrated with excellent diagrams that have been cropped to the relevant area of the discussion. (a welcome change from books that insist on showing the whole board, when the analysis is in one corner) The scope of the material is suitable for players of all levels, ...more