Recent English Book List

The number of Go books in English has been increasing since the 1970s.
This page provides a short recent history of books and their publishers.
Books are shown with the approximate year of publication.
An alphabetical list of books published up to December 2010 is also available.

Some books are also published in electronic format, as well as paper.
Those published electronic only are not currently listed.

Date Code Title
2015 K85 The Road Map to Shodan Vol. 4: A Survey of the Basic Tesujis
K93 Modern Master Games Vol. 3: 2014 Ten-Game Match Between Lee Sedol & Gu Li Part 2
JAS Tactical Reading (by Robert Jasiek)
2014 Games of Wonder (by Wu Jun and Wu Jiong) (pub. CreateSpace)
Baduk Classic: The Art of Closing Vol. 1 - 6 (pub. Baduk TV)
Baduk Classic: The Profound and Mysterious Vol. 1 - 4 (pub. Baduk TV)
JAS Endgame Vol. 1 Fundamentals (by Robert Jasiek)
JAS Easy Learning Joseki (by Robert Jasiek)
K82 The Road Map to Shodan Vol. 1: Handicap-Go Strategy and the Sanrensei Opening
K83 The Road Map to Shodan Vol. 2: The Basic Principles of the Opening and Middle Game
K84 The Road Map to Shodan Vol. 3: The Basic Life and Death Positions
K92 Modern Master Games Vol. 2: 2014 Ten-Game Match Between Lee Sedol & Gu Li Part 1
SLIK01 Invasions (by Iwamoto Kaoru)
SLIK02 Reductions (by Iwamoto Kaoru)
SLYZ19 Whole Board Opening Problems (by Yuan Zhou)
Four-Stone Games Pt. 2 (by Guo Bailing) (pub. CreateSpace)
Four-Stone Games Pt. 1 (by Guo Bailing) (pub. CreateSpace)
2013 Three-Stone Games (by Guo Bailing) (pub. CreateSpace)
SLYZ18 The Chinese Opening (Yuan Zhou)
SLYZ17 Deep Thought (Yuan Zhou)
SLYZ16 Single Digit Kyu Game Commentaries (by Yuan Zhou)
The Elephant in the Paddy - Tsumego in Pictures (pub. Board N'Stones)
H15 The Theory and Practice of Tsumego (by Valery Shikshin)
H16 The Theory and Practice of Semeai (by Valery Shikshin)
H17 The Theory and Practice of Shapes (by Valery Shikshin)
H18 The Theory and Practice of Analysis (by Valery Shikshin)
JAS Positional Judgement Vol. 1 Territory (by Robert Jasiek)
JAS Life and Death Problems Vol. 1 Basics (by Robert Jasiek)
JAS Fighting Fundamentals (by Robert Jasiek)
2012 SLJF08/9 Power / Brilliance (by John Fairbairn)
SLGF01 Simple Tesuji (Glynn Forsythe)
SLYZ15 Learning from Pro Games (by Yuan Zhou)
H13 The Best of Kido: The Art of Positional Analysis
H14 The Best of Kido: The Ins and Outs of Life and Death
JAS First Fundamentals (by Robert Jasiek)
JAS Joseki Vol. 3 Dictionary (by Robert Jasiek)
K42 The 21st Century Dictionary of Basic Joseki, Vol. 2
K65 Graded Go Problems for Dan Players Vol. 5 (300 Tesuji Problems)
K64 Graded Go Problems for Dan Players Vol. 4 (300
Life-and-Death Problems)
K78 Fight Like a Pro: the Secrets of Kiai
K91 Modern Master Games Vol. 1: The Dawning of Tournament Go
2011 SLMR02 Patterns of the Sanrensei (by Michael Redmond)
SLJF07 Old Fuseki vs New Fuseki (by John Fairbairn)
JAS Joseki Vol. 2 Strategy (by Robert Jasiek)
JAS Capturing Races Vol. 1 Two Basic Groups (by Robert Jasiek)
K30 Japanese Prints and the World of Go
K41 The 21st Century Dictionary of Basic Joseki, Vol. 1
K67 Graded Go Problems for Dan Players Vol. 7 (256 Opening and Middle Game Problems)
2010 SLJF06 The Meijin's Retirement Game (by John Fairbairn)
SLYZ14 Master Play: The Playing Styles of 7 Top Pros (by Yuan Zhou)
SLAD01 New Moves (by Alexander Dinerchtein)
OR 100 Tips for Amateur Players, Vol. 3 (by Yoon Youngsun)
K77 Attacking and Defending Moyos
OR32 The Best Game Records of 2009
ZBFB 21st Century Baduk for Beginners
ZTIH This is Haengma
SL71 Understanding Dan Level Play
SLJF05 9 Dan Showdown
SL70 Magic of the First Line
OR31 Master of Haengma
ZCL2 Creative Life & Death Vol. 2
K61 Graded Go Problems for Dan Players Vol. 1 (300 Life-and-Death problems)
K62 Graded Go Problems for Dan Players Vol. 2 (300 Tesuji Problems)
K63 Graded Go Problems for Dan Players Vol. 3 (300 Joeski Problems)
2009 SLJF04 The Final Summit (by John Fairbairn)
SLYZ11 How Not to Play Go
Y48 Lectures on Go Techniques Vol. 2
SLJF03 The Go Consultants (by John Fairbairn and T Mark Hall)
SLYZ09 Master Play: The Territorial Styles of Kitani Minoru and Cho Chikun
ZIGM Imagination of a Go Master
ZAJ After Joseki (by Kim Sung-Rae)
SLYZ08 Master Play: The Fighting Styles of Kato Masao and Seo Bong Soo
NM02 Games of Go (by Neil Moffatt)
NM01 Learn Go (by Neil Moffatt)
JAS Joseki Vol. 1 Fundamentals (by Robert Jasiek)
Y47 Magic of Placements
SLJF02 Kamakura
OR30 Inspiration of Pro
Z016 Speed Baduk Vol. 7-9 and Answers
ZLU Level Up Vol. 1-5 and Review 1
ZBM3 Baduk Made Fun and Easy Vol. 3
ZCLD Creative Life and Death
H12 Shuko: The Only Move, Vol. 2
SL62 The Workshop Lectures Vol. 6
SLJF01 The Go Companion
2008 H08 Zone Press Park
H09 Breakthrough Attacking Power
H11 Shuko: The Only Move, Vol. 1
SLYZ07 Master Play: The Style of Takemiya
SLYZ06 Master Play: The Style of Go Seigen
SL59 The Workshop Lectures Vol. 5
SL60 Mastering Ladders
Y45 21st Century New Openings
Y46 Dictionary of Basic Fuseki, Vol. 3
OR29 100 Tips for Amateur Players, Vol. 2
Z014 Speed Baduk for Beginners: Vols. 4-6 and Answers
ZBM2 Baduk Made Fun and Easy, Vol. 2
ZEPT Top European Players Training
H10 This is Go the Natural Way
H07 The Way of Creating a Thick and Strong Game
H06 Changing One's Conceptions
H05 Otake's Secrets of Strategy
SL57 The Workshop Lectures Vol. 4
2007 SL56 Master Play: The Style of Lee Changho
OR22 100 Tips for Amateur Players, Vol. 1
H04 Catching Scent of Victory
EGO3 EuroGo 3 (History 1968-1988)
OR22 Korean Style of Baduk: Vol. 1
OR23 Contemporary Go Terms
ZBMF Baduk Made Fun and Easy, Vol. 1
K76 All About Ko
SL55 The Workshop Lectures Vol. 3
H03 Perceiving the Direction of Play
SL54 Key Concepts in Life and Death
H02 Pure and Simple: Takao's Astute Use of Brute Force
SL52 Dictionary of Basic Tesuji Vol. 4
K75 The Basics of Go Strategy
Z021 The Road to Shodan, Part 1
SL19 Punishing and Correcting Joseki Mistakes
2006 SL29 The Workshop Lectures Vol. 2
H1 Vital Points and Skilful Finesse for Sabaki
Z07 Think Like a Pro, Vol. 2, Pae (Ko)
SL23 4-4 Point Joseki - a Brief Introduction
SL24 Treasure Chest Enigma
SL25 The Workshop Lectures Vol. 1
YGS Go Shapes Resolve
SL41 Liping Huang's Problem Series: Vol. 1
SL51 400 Years of Go in Japan
SL52 Dictionary of Basic Tesuji, Vol. 4
Y41 Weichi in Culture
Y42 New Go Proverbs Illustrated
2005 SL45 All About Joseki
SL46 Reflections on the Game of Go
Y38 Whole Board Living Tesujis
2004 Y36 Even Game Joseki NK Handbook Vol. 5
Y36 Step up to a Higher Level
Y38 Dictionary of Basic Fuseki Vol. 1
SL43 Mastering the Basics of Go
SL44 Dictionary of Basic Tesuji, Vol. 1
ZFP1 The Way of Go
K81 A Dictionary of Modern Fuseki: The Korean Style

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