This book is the best and most authorative introduction to this ancient and fascinating game. Written specifically for the western reader by one of the strongest players in the world, it presents the rules, tactics, and strategy of this unique game in a step-by-step, easy to understand way. Besides showing you how to play, it contains essays about the world of Go which will broaden your knowledge and understanding as well as pique your interest. From history to modern tournament play, from traditional playing sets to computer Go, you'll find it in these pages.
Simple book easy to use to understand the basics of GO. It may look simple but it is profound and reflects a deep understanding of the game.Published 11 days ago by Mangolia
I had hoped this would be super easy and clear but I'd never heard of the game until I had my son. I want to introduce him early-he is 2 1/2- so I got the book and board but while... Read morePublished 17 months ago by April Moore
My 14-year-old nephew, who had never heard of Go!, read this book while visiting over the Christmas holidays. He then beat me in three straight games. Read morePublished 19 months ago by BobJ
This book is perfect for beginners like me and my brother. its in-depth information and pictures for playing the game is perfect. Great book!Published 20 months ago by Blaine Ichigawa
I have tried several beginner books, some better than others, and some really good, however, this book by Cho Chikun trumps them all. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Sebastian Fernandez
I've read quite a few introductory go books now, so I give this book 5 stars as the best one I have found so far for its stated purpose, which is to introduce the game to a... Read morePublished on June 2, 2012 by David
Just great, this book is written in a very clear way for beginners. Everybody can learn to play Go the easy way while reading this book.Published on April 2, 2012 by Amazon Customer
I am going to beat my brother. I am going to beat my brother. I am going to beat my brother......someday.
This book is excellent. Read more