Although this work has now been superceded by Takao Shinji’s Dictionary (K K The 21st Century Dictionary of Basic Joseki), it does not render Ishida’s. It is a thorough updating and complete rewriting of the Yoshio Ishida Dictionary of Basic Joseki published in the mids. It covers not only the long-established. Dictionary of Basic Joseki has 22 ratings and 2 reviews. Manny said: You know those parallel universe stories, where the guy (for some reason, it’s almos.

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I loved Ishida when it came out, just as I started playing Go. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. I usually use database lookup like you do to consider possible followups and then go to the dictionary when I just can’t make heads or tails of a sequence.

A comprehensive “Level 5” joseki book would be quite think indeed. There are those who act and then those who don’t but criticize. Baxic Sep 27, 2: Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Dictionary of Basic Joseki Vol 2 by Yoshio Ishida

Thu May 17, These are “basic”, in the sense of “elementary”, josekis. Is there a hunting season we don’t know about? If you like games, you should really check out a Go theory book some time. Balladeer rated it really liked it Aug 23, But my concern is again, my emphases: It is interesting to me that after 50 or 60 years and the new ideas coming from Korea and China during that time so much of the basic material remains unchanged. Second, it turns out that there is a crucial different between playing on the third row and playing on the fourth.


May 08, G. My first observation is that the Takao book is addressed to kyu-level players. I might easily have missed some commentary on this in the text since I was flipping through while standing at the book case. It’ll broaden your horizons.

That is an important side issue, but, not really what I was getting at. Then he’s stuck on the joeski, with territory that has no chance of expanding any more, and you have a wall on the outside, which may or may not be useful for something, depending on what’s going on elsewhere.

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Edge marked it as to-read Aug 16, If I remember, they are referenced in the SL. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The “small handbooks” on joseki and fuseki are excellent imo and i have all three of them Even Game Joseki, Star Point Joseki, and Fuseki. My copy of dicttionary Ishida dictionary is well worn and I’m not getting rid of it, mostly from nostalgia, but I expect I’ll make just as much use of the Takao books.

It even asserts that “a” is the normal response.

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Also, I do not know if the notebooks contain explanations or just the moves. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Tue Sep 27, 3: Lists with This Basicc. The joseki in the Takao edition occur more frequently in today’s professional games then do the joseki mentioned in the Ishida edition Footnote 3.

And my subjective evaluation is I agree with the back-cover: This is especially true since the connection at “b”, which has become the main line since if I look at GoGoD, is very rare with the high extension and does not seem to be mentioned at all in Takao. Edge rated it really liked it Aug 16, Thom Woosley rated it liked it May 15, I read the book many times, and got to know it well. Yes, those percentages are a subjective impression on my part and they are only based on my examination of the first 40 or so pages — I guess that is the first chapter.


So as a mostly bystander who may sometimes criticize: Basically the Takao version failed on all counts. Return to Book Fo.

I think these numbers are quite reasonable and o. Another player name omitted here in the championship had come up with his own twist on the Magic Sword and rode it to a win that year. I had just started playing Go, but I’d never seen a theory book, and I had no conception of just how much Go theory there was.

Dictionary of Basic Joseki Vol 2

My address is in my KGS profile. It has remained the most often re used Go book that I own. To ask other readers questions about Dictionary of Basic Josekiplease sign up. Write a customer review. Mitchell Elliott marked it as to-read Jun 10, You need to figure out what’s going to happen once things start linking up.

Dorin rated it really liked it Jul 11, I didn’t have the Ishida so I got the Takao version in Japanese.

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