Stepping Stones to Go

A Game of Strategy
Author(s): Shigemi Kishikawa
Original Publish Date: Jul 17, 2012
Product Number: EB00643602
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781462904631
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
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Learn the Asian strategy game of Go with this user-friendly, expert guide. Go was invented some four thousand years ago in China, and is the oldest game in the world, still enjoyed today. Played with black and white stones, it is easy enough to be enjoyed by any beginner, yet sophisticated and complex enough to baffle an expert. Like chess, it is a game of skill, not chance; whereas chess is a battle. Japanese go expert Mr. Kishikawa's easy-to-follow book explains the fundamental principles of the game for the Westerner. From the basic rules of play, the author leads the reader in easy stages to the more advanced subtleties of go. Over a hundred diagrams, with twenty problems and answers, make this a complete introduction to one of the most fascinating and rewarding games in the world.

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