Beginner’s Mind - An Introduction to the Game of Go - Brian Johnson

Beginner’s Mind - An Introduction to the Game of Go

By Brian Johnson

  • Release Date: 2015-07-07
  • Genre: Games
4.5 Score: 4.5 (From 15 Ratings)
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Even though it’s close to 4000 years old, Go is arguably the most fascinating and strategically complex board game ever created.  This book is 116 pages of text, photo galleries, videos, and interactive elements designed to help beginning to lower-level intermediate players gain a comprehensive understanding of the basic concepts and strategies of the game of Go.  

Most Go books are just that —books— a collection of static images where as many as twenty plays are displayed at the same time in a single image or across three different pages.  The strategies and sequences of plays involved in studying Go can be hard to decipher in a traditional book, since you have to imagine the sequence in the picture rather than see it take shape as each stone is played.  This can be especially frustrating for beginners who lack the ability to play out longer sequences using only their imagination.  The goal of Beginner’s Mind is not to remove or replace your imagination, as it will still be required, but to clarify certain aspects of the game through image galleries and animations, helping you progress much more quickly. 

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  • Nice book

    By Not creedon
    Good book. Very nice.
  • Pretty good

    By JailedCells
    "Just ok 10/10" - ign
  • This is an excellent book!

    By Me in Phoenix
    This is an excellent book for beginners! For me, it’s been the most helpful book I’ve read so far on the topic of Go. Highly recommended!
  • Cool

    By Bananaas
    The best book evar
  • Sick book

    By Eric uyehara
    This is a pretty sick book