How to Get Strong at Go


With the beginning of summer, go players start thinking about how to tune up their games. Here are some thoughts about the matter. Many are taken from a booklet published by the Nihon Ki-in (the Japanese Go Association) entitled, “Igo Zatsugaku Kojiten” (“A Dictionary of Miscellaneous Knowledge about Go”), which…

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Serena Williams defeated Lucie Safarova last weekend in the French Open to win her 20th major tennis championship. Some go players find all physical competitions in sports to be uninteresting, but this is a mistake. There is much to learn from watching athletes at the highest level perform. For go…

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