Book Review

1001 Life and Death Problems

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

501 Opening Problems

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

Go as Communication

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?

Handbook of Handicap Go

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.

Monkey Jump Workshop

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?

The Book of Go

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.

Cross-Cut Workshop

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.

A Way of Play for the 21st Century

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.

Understanding How to Play Go

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.

Jungsuk in our Time

BGJ 123 Summer 2001

Reviewer: Matthew Macfadyen

ISBN 89-7990-123-2

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.