Elementary Go Series – Volume 2 – 38 Basic Joseki – Free ebook download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read book online for free. By Kiyoshi Kosugi and . 38 Basic Josekis lays out the 38 most commonly used joseki in go. It is broken down into seven chapters that discuss one type of joseki, from. 38 Basic Joseki has 79 ratings and 9 reviews. Aniket said: Poorly placed in the series. Players at the right level for In The Beginning and Tesuji probab.

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You might pick up a thing or two here and there, but for most players it will be rather difficult to apply it to your own games since the position always changes. The idea that learning joseki is not important because some pros or high ranked players made a similar off handed remark. My problem with the book is that it could be called 38 Classic Josekis.

Many of the examples in the first edition remain, but an equal number of new examples have been added.

I find this approach more relevant to my needs and a lot more fun because it relates to a specific game I have invested thought and emotion in. Neil rated it it was ok Jan 03, The most useful part of this book is that it often goes over full board positions to inform the reader in what kind of situation would this joseki be useful.

Definitely more appropriate for advanced players who already have a very firm grasp of the game. Mark Gerads rated it it was amazing Nov 18, Little did I know that my perspective was very naiive and very impractical. To ask other readers questions about 38 Basic Josekiplease sign up. Open Preview See a Problem?


My own approach I cam up with through trial and error is somewhat different. I don’t mean this in a rude way. Aaron rated it really liked it Feb 07, Josdki, I made a similar experience with the Ishida.

By BenGoZen February 6, Granted it been a long time since I read it. Just as good as the other books in this series, but probably less essential reading than Tesuji.

What one must do is to understand when a joseki should be played rather than just memorizing it and then blindly playing it. This way of playing might seem to be unreasonable against a strong opponent, but it will actually make your handicap games less complicated and your strategic goals more clear.

Basc believe that as a player joseoi developing they should approach 38 Basic Josekis at least twice. Explanations are pretty short and concise. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Book Review: 38 Basic Joseki

Giovanni rated it liked it Aug 15, What did I gain from reading this bassic As a beginner, this was not an easy book to read.

It stresses understanding over memorization, which I liked. Tue Mar 12, 6: The material was rather dense and was difficult to understand. I find this book to be appropriate for a wide range of ranks.

38 Basic Joseki

It includes basic principles as well as handicap-go josekis, showing the various ways that Black can go wrong and how to take advantage of basix mistakes. What we are met with is a book that is not nearly as engaging or story-like as In The Beginning. The former expect the reader to do most of an author’s omitted work.

Mar 29, Fernando Torre rated it really liked it Shelves: Mirjam Visscher rated it it was ok Aug 22, This comes from jooseki looking at the whole board nor understanding the direction of play. You cannot post new topics in this forum You cannot reply to topics in this forum You cannot edit your posts in this forum You cannot delete your posts in this forum You cannot post attachments in this forum.


Luckily, before reading it, I got Kageyama’s advice to study josekis by trying to understand their moves. Can an admin move it joaeki If you are looking to study joseki like you would for a class, then a good place to start would be the Dictionary of Basic Joseki by Ishida Yoshio. Charles Assis rated it it was amazing Jul 338, Tesuji To Order by James Davies Tesujis are the tactics of infighting, and here are over examples and problems aimed at basjc the reader to spot the right move in any situation.

Lists with This Book. Kyu-level players also tend to play defensively and are not inclined to attack the stronger player.

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I think “38 basic joseki” should have told you that. Yes 38 classic joseki could be a new name for the book as we basiv to remember that this book was written in the 70s. Users browsing this forum: Recle rated it really liked it May 08, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Its just to give a foundation of joseki to go on from there.