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  • Fuseki Test #1

  • Basic Techniques of the Endgame

    For Those Aiming to Become Shodan Takagawa Shūkaku 9 dan “Takagawa’s Fuseki” [the series by the same author that appeared the previous year in Kidō] attracted both good and bad reviews, but regardless of that, this time “the endgame” will be the subject to be studied for the year. The request of the editor was […]

  • Quick Shots… From Kidō

    Teaching Ideas Here are three short articles that can be used as material for teaching beginners, this time from the Winter 1996 issue of the American Go Extra. The material might be a little complex, but go instructors should be able to use this kind of material to teach newcomers to the game more nuances […]

  • Teaching Ideas

    Here is another short article that may be used as material for teaching beginners, this time from the Winter 1995 issue of the American Go Extra. These days everyone has access to computers and the go programs available for them have become quite sophisticated. Those wishing to learn the game without wishing to trouble anyone […]

  • Ask Mr. Abe!

    Teaching Ideas It is important to reach out to beginners in order to promote the game of go as widely as possible. One way to do so is to introduce visiting professional players to members of one’s circle. I was lucky to meet Haruyama Isamu 7 dan in 1972 when he was touring the United […]

  • The “Only” Move

     

  • The Anatomy of a Trick Play

    Teaching Ideas The American Go Extra offered material for beginners in every issue. GoWizardry.com has followed that lead by bringing the lessons that were published in the AGE to go players looking for instruction online. And that includes beginners. However, some have complained that the material is too complex. The argument is that the concepts […]

  • It is Better to Give Than Receive

  • Beginners’ Corner Summer 1992

    Teaching Ideas Creating material specifically for teaching beginners was not a new idea that I thought of for the American Go Extra. I had suggested to the American Go Association that it was important for the growth of the go movement that fostering the ability of those players be focused on. When the AGA ignored […]

  • Teaching Ideas

    Teaching Ideas Creating material specifically for teaching beginners was not a new idea that I thought of for the American Go Extra. I had suggested to the American Go Association that it was important for the growth of the go movement that fostering the ability of those players be focused on. When the AGA ignored […]

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Imagination of a Go Master, Logic Shattering Cosmic Go

Takemiya has selected ten of his games against leading go players and formatted them into a collection of problems designed to illustrate his famous cosmic style.

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Go For Everyone

Go For Everyone

A New Method for Learning to Play the Game of Go

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Journey to the West

This is a semi-autobiographical novel that depicts a unique American success story; a rags to riches tale of a man escaping his humble origins to make millions of dollars, but then he throws it all away due to the ancient character flaw of hubris.

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