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Be a Master at Go: Teach Yourself [Paperback]

Charles Matthews
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Book Description

27 Aug 2010

Be a Master at Go is a comprehensive introduction to this fascinating

ancient game. With step-by-step instructions and clear diagrams, learn the

concepts, tactics and strategies of the game, whether you're a complete

beginner or a more experienced played aiming to reach club level. Understand

the philosophy behind Go, and how modern developments have effected this

enduringly popular game.


One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.


Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.


Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.


Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of amateur theatre.


Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.


Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.

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  • Paperback: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Teach Yourself (27 Aug 2010)
  • Language: Unknown
  • ISBN-10: 1444107313
  • ISBN-13: 978-1444107319
  • Product Dimensions: 1.4 x 12.2 x 19.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 199,840 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Be A Master At Go - understand the rules of the game and use the step-by-step illustrations to teach you the skills that will make you a winner every time.

About the Author

Charles Matthews read Mathematics at Cambridge, where he completed a Ph.D. in Number Theory in 1978 and reached a 3 dan level in Go. He was a lecturer at Harvard in 1981-2 and at Cambridge University as a Fellow of Queens' College 1982-8. He was a finalist in the British Go Championship

best-of-five match in 1997, and UK representative in the World Amateur Go Championship in Sendai in 2000. He is active as Secretary of the Cambridge University Go Society, the UK's largest Go club, and as an author on Go.

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Reading one small book will never make you a master of this game, but it will give you the edge if you are just starting. The ideas are good, and if you master them, you will be well on your way.
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