An introductory book by Peter Shotwell, published by Tuttle. This book explains the game not by the usual method of stating the rules first, but. Prolific Go writer Peter Shotwell, author of the guidebook Go! brings players his second Go strategy handbook Go Basics, which provides a. Read “Go Basics Concepts & Strategies for New Players (Downloadable Media Included)” by Peter Shotwell with Rakuten Kobo. Learn the fascinating game of.

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Invading Sacrificing Using ko Thinking territorially And many more! On the other hand, it’s refreshing to see an approach that’s so different from any of the other beginner books I know of, and there’s a lot of interesting material here. The National Game of Japan. basids

More Than a Game. A complete game is demonstrated in the introduction of “Go Basics” and there petee only two substantial rules in go that need to be known.

It also explains Go’s unique handicapping system, making every game even those between beginners and experts exciting. Shotwepl editions – View all Go Basics: It may be a little difficult for the novice to follow at times, but that is the fault of go, not the book. All the material in this book could be presented in a manner that og make it much easier to understand, and require half the time to read, because you wouldn’t have to spend so much time playing detective to try and figure out what the F this guy is talking about.


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Following his comprehensive first book, “Go! At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.

First the beginner’s play is reviewed by showing the reader what not to do. I’m not a complete beginner when it comes to Go, my rank on KGS is currently 19 Kyu, but I decided to go back and read some basic books.

Nor did he seem to know that commentaries on variations from the game always start out with 1 in order not to confuse the reader about what really happened. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Especially in a Go book for beginners, if you don’t understand the game to begin with, how can one be expected to decipher erroneous diagrams?

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? With its easy-to-follow instructions and over diagrams showing examples of how to play, you’ll be ready to enjoy this classic game right away. To ask other readers questions about Go Basicsplease sign up. You can also purchase some issues and receive a free trial membership. Set up a giveaway. Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser.

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Go Basics: Concepts Strategies for New Players by Peter Shotwell

These questions could form the basis for an interesting lesson with your older math students. This is a beta version — if you try, please send feedback to Peter.

In Go Basics, I frequently found mistakes in the diagrams, or the diagrams were out of order, or the stones weren’t numbered properly. One person found this helpful. Fundamentals of Puzzle and Casual Game Design. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Go Basics — Concepts And Strategies for New Players

July 1, Imprint: It was certainly a good launching point for me into this vast world of Go. And if shotwfll were, you wouldn’t have to read the chapter more than once to understand them, and then Shotwell wouldn’t have to console you. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Highly recommend this book for the novice or the advanced player. David Heffelfinger rated it liked it Oct 19, Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

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