In the Beginning The Opening in the Game of Go by Ikuro Ishigure (Paperback, ) Delivery US shipping is usually within 10 to 15 working. Sensei’s Library, page: In the Beginning, keywords: Books & Publications. SL is a large WikiWikiWeb The author is Ishigure Ikuro. The cover. Ikuro Ishigure. Series By Ikuro Ishigure; Books By Ikuro Ishigure. Most Popular Books In the Beginning ยท Get Strong at the Opening. from: $

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But, again, I’m not the target audience, so my opinion needs to be taken with a grain of salt. Kiseido Publishing Company, I read this as a isigure. David rated it really liked it Sep 21, Then I go play a game, and somehow none of these lessons seem to materialize in my own game.

I’d recommend it for anyone 20k to 8k however, stronger players are bound to refresh from reading this. Bookseller Completion Rate This reflects the percentage of orders the seller has received and filled. Aug 20, Jdl rated it liked it Shelves: The Opening in the Game of Go.

The Best Books of It ends with a series of 10 problems which are graded on a sliding scale. Jan 28, Steve added it.

I still failed most of the 10 problems at the end. Skip to main content. I, as something of a beginner myself, was never really able to describe well why a certain move was better than another and so we usually played them out. Ships with Tracking Number!


I immediately wanted to re-read the book once I finished it! You can get partial credit for playing 2nd- or 3rd- best moves, which are all explained. Covering all of the vital opening points, such as, etc. To professional players, it is the hardest part in practice, as well; in championship games that last two days, for instance, the first day is usually spent playing and thinking about the first 50 moves, and the second day is spent finishing all the rest.

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Can you recommend another book that will improve my game from moves ? We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. When I play against a skilled opponent, I think I usually lose somewhere between move 10 and 25 when they establish a better base or claim ishigurs territory. Best Selling in Other Books See all.

In the Beginning : The Opening in the Game of Go

What makes Biblio different? Seth rated it liked it Aug 04, Cover may not represent actual copy or condition available. Stars are assigned as follows: No ratings or reviews yet. In a sense, therefore, it is very incomplete: The number of possibilities in any opening position is so vast that a player must rely on his feeling for the game rather than on rigorous analysis for guidance.

Elementary Go Series By: Other books in the series. Many of the complaints I got from beginners I was trying to teach was that they didn’t know why certain moves ghe good.


After this book, I’m establishing bases, extending along the side, and playing for territory more success I just finished reading beignning cover-to-cover, working most of the examples out on a board and playing games in between. I finished a second reading a few months ago and am now near the end of a 3rd.

May 14, David rated it really liked it Shelves: Find Rare Books Book Value.

I think I still lose most games against skilled opponents between move 10 and 25, but I’ve improved as a result of this and will continue to improve. Begnining 18, Brandon rated it really liked it.

May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Good book, but not for beginners!

Then, a list of nine concepts for improving your opening game: Here he has the greatest chance to use his imagination, play creatively, and develop a personal style. Such is the consistency of professional play in the middle game and endgame that if a player comes out of the opening with a bad position, it is almost impossible for him to catch up.

Used – Like New. This is the one phase of go that has shown any significant evolution during the past few centuries, and it still defies absolute comprehension.

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