Attack and Defence (Elementary Go #5) (Paperback)

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The middle game of go often appears chaotic, but there is order in the chaos, as this book plainly reveals. The result of a joint effort by a tournament-winning Japanese professional player and an experienced American go writer, Attack and Defense lays down a few clear principles, then goes through a wealth of applications: examples, problems, and case studies from professional play. The reader emerges with a thorough grasp of how to choose strategy, how to execute dual-purpose attacks, how to defend with contact plays, how to force his opponent into submission or cooperation, how to invade and reduce territorial frameworks, and when to fight a ko. This is knowledge that no player can afford to be without.

Product Details
ISBN: 9784906574148
ISBN-10: 4906574149
Publisher: Kiseido Publishing Company
Publication Date: March 13th, 2017
Pages: 256
Language: English
Series: Elementary Go