[Epub] The Game of Go By Arthur Smith – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk



10 thoughts on “The Game of Go

  1. says:

    Writing a book review is a lot like a game of Go In one of them there are all these intersections of lines upon which you have to place stones in order to surround territory, all the while defending your stones from attacks by your opponent And the other is a Japanese board game.Aha, no I m just kidding Go is Chinese.That s about the only trivium on the history of Go that I learnt from this book, which is unfortunate since I only bought it to learn the game s history Books covering this topi Writing a book review is a lot like a game of Go In one of them there are all...


  2. says:

    There are only two games I enjoy playing Go and poker Go because it involves intuition and aesthetics, poker because it involves psychology and group dynamics Both are games which, rather than distracting from life, teach me about it.


  3. says:

    This is a nifty little guide, I can see why its still around However, I would call it first and foremost a piece of Go history, and secondarily a decent introduction to the game and its past Only with few other options available would I advise using this to actually learn to play Quite aside from the probability that learning interactively is ideal online or in person , there are also better books around Should there be no other source accessible to you then so be it, and I definitely do re This is a nifty little guide, I can see why its still around However, I would call it first and foremost a piece of Go history, and secondarily a decent introduction to the game and its past Only with few other options available would I advise using this to actually learn to play Quite aside from the probability that learning interactively is ideal online or in person , there are also better books around Should there be no other source accessible to you then so be it, and I definitely do recommend this book for otherwise non instructive purposes Many of the historical anecdotes presented within are not so well represented elsewhere.Th...


  4. says:

    This was the first book on the game of go which I read unfortunately for me, in retrospect I believe that it is the worst book on this game If not the very worst, there are certainly many many other introductory books on this game which are far superior For instance, Learn To Play Go A Master s Guide to the Ultimate Game by Janice Kim is excellent and what I usually recommend to beginners And Go, a Complete Introduction to the Game by Cho Chikun is also a solid and thorough text for b This was the first book on the game of go which I read unfortunately for me, in retrospect I believe that it is the worst book on this game If not the very worst, there are certainly many many other introductory books on this game which are far superior For instance, Learn To Play Go A Master s Guide to the Ultimate Game by Janice Kim is excellent and what I usually recommend to beginners And Go, a Complete I...


  5. says:

    This book is pretty out of date 1908 There are much better introductions to the game now Additionaly, my copy had a large section bound out of order There is some interesting material in it though, and he does try to cover some of the aspects of the game that aren t oft...


  6. says:

    I am not exaggerating when I say this is a game changer I read this book and now my friends won t play go with me any Be careful what you wish for, I guess


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The Game of Go Passing From China, Where It Was Developed Over 3,000 Years Ago, To Japan, Where It Today Commands A Vast And Enthusiastic Following, Go Is Probably The Oldest Intellectual Game In The World Similar To Chess, It Leaves Nothing To Chance, Requiring Great Strategy And Carefully Plotted Campaigns To Achieve An Impregnable Position, Block Enemies From Lines Of Communication And Win A Series Of Battles To Penetrate This Complicated, Challenging Game Requires A Great Guide And This Is It Unsurpassable In Its Clarity And Comprehensiveness, The Game Of Go Has Been The Classic Guide To The Game Since It Was First Published In 1956.