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Go Sighting #35: Shin-Katsura Dovetail Joint Go Board

I’ve been searching for a great travel go board for a while and most of the available options are not to my taste. – Folding boards with hinges in the middle seem to stick out slightly at the bottom of … Continue reading

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Chi Xiao – Gu Li’s World Title Tournament Battles with Detailed Explanation

Title: Chi Xiao – Gu Li’s World Title Tournament Battles with Detailed Explanation 赤霄·古力世界冠军争霸战详解 Author/Editor: Gu Li 古力, Zhang Da Yong 张大勇 Publisher: China Federation of Literary and Art Circles Publishing 中国文联出版社 Published: 2014 Format: hardcover ISBN: 978-7-5059-8611-4 Publisher Recommended … Continue reading

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Yung-an Weiqi Classroom (5 books)

Series: Yung-an Weiqi Classroom 永安圍棋教室 Author/Editor: Chen Yung-an 陳永安 Title: Amateur Players Games with Detailed Commentary 業餘棋友對局細解 Publisher: Mercury Publishing House 世界文物出版社 Published: 1988 ISBN: N/A Format: softcover Publisher Recommended Price: NTD130 The author provides detail commentary on 16 games … Continue reading

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Learn Ko Fight from Actual Games of Cho U

Title: Learn Ko Fight from Actual Games of Cho U 從張栩的實戰中學習劫爭 Author/Editor: Cho U 張栩 Publisher: Mercury Publishing House 世界文物出版社 Published: 2013 ISBN: 9789575613556 Format: softcover Publisher Recommended Price: NTD260 Foreword 前言 Ch 1 Ko in the Opening 序盤的劫 (12 … Continue reading

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[Tidbit] Chinese Weiqi Poem (not translated)

An example of a Chinese poem used as a memory tool for weiqi proverbs and maxims. Not really going to help with your memory if translated into English as it is intended to be poetic and short. But if you … Continue reading

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[Tidbit] How one Chinese go player went from Tygem 7D to 9D

I found a post on a Chinese forum from an amateur who shares his experience of rising from Tygem 7D to 9D. I thought it would be a good idea to paraphrase and share this with the readers of my … Continue reading

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[Tidbit] The Concentrated Essence of Strategy

In an old book on strategy by B.H. Liddell Hart called “The Strategy of Indirect Approach”, he conducts a study of wars throughout history and digests his findings into one basic principle and eight axioms of strategy. I think it … Continue reading

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Chinese Weiqi Ancient Manuals With Detailed Explanation Series (14 books)

Series: Chinese Weiqi Ancient Manuals With Detailed Explanation Series (14 books) 中国围棋古谱精解大系 Author/Editor: Chen Zude 陈祖德 Publisher: CITIC Press 中信出版社 Published: 2011-2013 Format: hardcover Publisher Recommended Price: RMB98 each The First Series: Famous Games 第一辑 名局 1. Dragon Huang and … Continue reading

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[Tidbit] Calculation Theory Adapted from Chess

There is a recent chess book for chess grandmaster preparation called “Calculations” by Jacob Aagaard in which he talks about calculation theory in a very broad sense. I believe that such an approach is a worthwhile study so I have … Continue reading

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Beautiful Dan Level Tsumego 100 (2 books)

Title: Beautiful Dan Level Tsumego 100 (2 books) 美の有段詰碁100 (上下巻) Author/Editor: Rin Kanketsu 林漢傑 Publisher: Nihon Kiin 日本棋院 Published: 2012 Format: softcover Volume 1 上巻 ISBN: 9784818206175 Publisher Recommended Price: JPY1000 + tax Content: Ch 1 詰碁に慣れよう―ベーシック編・前半 (Problems 1-40) Ch … Continue reading

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