Book Review

American e-Journal review, republished by permission of the American Go Association

Reviewer: Philip Waldron

ISBN 4-906574-81-0

The phrase “opening dictionary” brings to mind massive chess tomes filled with a maze of variations for every conceivable opening.



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American e-Journal review, republished by permission of the American Go Association

Reviewer: Philip Waldron

ISBN 1-889554-52-9

When I first heard that a book bearing Lee Chang Ho’s name had been translated into English, I was initially dubious.



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American e-Journal review, republished by permission of the American Go Association

Reviewer: Philip Waldron

ISBN 0-9641847-4-5

Common wisdom holds that one of the best ways to get stronger at go is to study problems.



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American e-Journal review, republished by permission of the American Go Association

Reviewer: Philip Waldron

For over thirty years, Go World magazine has been the premier source of English-language news, teaching and game analysis. First published at a time when only a handful of go books were available, Go World quickly became an invaluable resource for Western go players.



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American e-Journal review, republished by permission of the American Go Association

Reviewer: Philip Waldron

My first impression of the two volumes of Modern Joseki and Fuseki is that it is a bad idea to publish a go book with the word modern in the title.



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American e-Journal review, republished by permission of the American Go Association

Reviewer: Philip Waldron

ISBN 0-9706193- 9-1

For a beginner to the game of go, the first encounter with a monkey jump is an intimidating and frustrating experience.



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American e-Journal review, republished by permission of the American Go Association

Reviewer: Philip Waldron

Vol. 1 ISBN 0-90079-26-8 Vol. 2 ISBN 0-90079-27-6

While everyone dreams of having a professional teacher to pass on the secrets of the game, there really is no substitute for hard work.



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American e-Journal review, republished by permission of the American Go Association

Reviewer: Philip Waldron

ISBN 0-889554-98-7

Whether in life or in go, common sayings and wisdom are recorded in the form of proverbs. In the go world, these memorable truths were initially recorded in Segoe Kensaku's “Go Proverbs Illustrated”.



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BGJ 143 Winter 2007

Reviewer: Ian Davis

ISBN 89-90079-42-X

The first time I saw a book on ko, I remember thinking to myself, why on earth devote a book to such a narrow topic as ko. By the time I read this book, I had probably realised that there is a lot more to ko than meets the eye.



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BGJ 141 Summer 2007

Re viewer: Charles Matthews

ISBN 0-9788874-0-9

Expert level Go is not that easy to explain.



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