From the Back Cover
"Just one game,"
they said, and started to play.
That was yesterday.
--Traditional Chinese verse
Become a master at Go, the game that has entranced players for thousands of years, using this beginner's guide that includes a fold-out, two-sided perforated board and 169 black and white pieces. Learn to play in just a few minutes--starting with a slightly simplified version and then moving on to the full-fledged one. By the time you've practiced the basic strategies and tactics, you'll be totally engrossed in one of the world's most fascinating and challenging games. Bonus: recommended Internet sites and study problems.