Losing: How to Do It

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My computer died this week and it has been a real headache getting everything back to normal. In the meantime, the deadline for producing the material for this space crept up on me. So I am just now sitting down to write. What should be the subject? The Chinese stock…

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How to Get Strong at Go

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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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