Book Review

BGJ 140 Spring 2007

Reviewer: Ian Davis

ISBN 89-5660-167-4

”Baduk Made Fun and Easy” is a new book written by the Korean Chihyung Nam, 1p. As you might guess, it’s written for beginners, teaching them how to play from scratch.



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BGJ 129 Winter 2002

Reviewer: Matthew Macfadyen

ISBN 4-906574-72-6

501 Opening Problems by Richard Bozulich and Rob van Zeist and 1001 Life and Death Problems by Richard Bozulich

These two volumes describe themselves as parts of a ‘Mastering the Basics’ series, both a



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BGJ 129 Winter 2002

Reviewer: Matthew Macfadyen

ISBN 4-906574-72-6

501 Opening Problems by Richard Bozulich and Rob van Zeist and 1001 Life and Death Problems by Richard Bozulich

These two volumes describe themselves as parts of a ‘Mastering the Basics’ series, both are aim



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BGJ 129 Autumn 2002

Reviewer: Simon Goss

ISBN 1-932001-03-4

"It is often said that people are losing heart nowadays. Am I the only one who feels that people, children and adults alike, look tired?



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BGJ 129 Autumn 2002

Reviewer: Francis Roads

ISBN 1-889554-28-6

As a teaching gimmick, I sometimes set up a nine- stone handicap and ask what is the one and only reasonable opening play for White. The answer I get is usually the knight’s move attack on a corner stone.



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BGJ 127 Summer 2002

Reviewer: Simon Goss

ISBN 0-9706193- 9-1

When was the last time you (a) played a monkey jump and it was cut off and killed? (b) played a monkey jump and ended in gote? (c) answered a monkey jump the wrong way and saw 20 points knocked off your territory?



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BGJ 127 Summer 2002

Reviewer: Matthew Macfadyen

ISBN 978-0-8069-2729-9

This beginners’ book provides a new variation on an old theme by including a miniature Go set which fits into a pocket bound into the book.



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BGJ 125 Winter 2001

Reviewer: Brian Timmins

ISBN 0-9706193-6-7

Somewhere around 12 kyu I discovered that if I was in trouble against a weaker opponent then one retaliation, where possible, was make a cross-cut.



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BGJ 123 Summer 2001

Reviewer: Matthew Macfadyen

ISBN 0-9676096-1-5

Go books appear at such a rate nowadays that the habits of the 1970’s, when most of the keener players read all the books as a matter of course, are hard to maintain.



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BGJ 123 Summer 2001

Reviewer: Matthew Macfadyen

ISBN 1-9706193-0-8

Go books appear at such a rate nowadays that the habits of the 1970’s, when most of the keener players read all the books as a matter of course, are hard to maintain.



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