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  • John Power

    I would like to offer my thoughts about the most extraordinary go writer in the English language of all time, John Power. My own work pales in comparison with his. John Power was a trailblazer, an ambassador for go of the first rank, as well as selflessly acting as a cultural liaison bridging the differences […]

  • Venturing into Publishing Go Books

    I renewed my acquaintance with Sidney Yuan a few years after he graduated from UCLA when he contacted me to ask that I edit the translation into English that he made of Ing Changgi’s rules of go. Ing had commissioned Sidney to translate the rules as the first step in his effort to popularize them. […]

  • Major Go Magazines in English

    When I learned how to play go at the beginning of the 1970s, there were just a few books about the game available in English. Most of those were published by the Nihon Ki-in (Japanese Go Association), such as “Go Proverbs Illustrated” by Segoe Kensaku. They were interesting, as far as that goes, but not […]


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Go on the Go Collection: Volume I

Three booklets have been assembled into the collection here.

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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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