Although this work has now been superceded by Takao Shinji’s Dictionary (K K The 21st Century Dictionary of Basic Joseki), it does not render Ishida’s. It is a thorough updating and complete rewriting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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Josekk supposedly intelligent go players really stupid? There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Your opponent can easily sneak in below you. He also told me a funny new story on this theme – shortly after the Ishida came out, a top European player told him the book had ruined a European championship.

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I would be very interested in any insights that baxic, Gowan, or others, might have. Balladeer rated it really liked it Aug 23, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It was a “labor of love”, and it shows. Here is another question: Simon marked it as to-read Nov 01, I am a little hesitant to buy Takao due to the impression that there isn’t really as much updating as there should be in order to properly reflect the current state of play.


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I often buy a hard copy Go book instead of printing out a softcopy version. Putting dictioanry stones on the fifth row is way too optimistic. It is just too difficult to work from printed out copies of the on-line versions of Go books. Although some diagrams were dropped by the Japanese editor for space reasons, Takao himself rejected many diagrams from dictiojary Ishida book. I will take a stab at an answer.

Nico rated it really liked it Jul 27, If you have a forcing sequence you can play any time you want, you say that you have aji there.

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I recommend purchasing a copy of the Ishida edition too, while it is still available, if you do not already own it. Now at the time that Ishida came out, the diagonal connection followed by extending down the side third diagram below was clearly the main line. It might surprise them to hear how much their less moderate colleagues have a go at authors and publishers.


I have also heard of other more complete collections than Ishida, but I don’t remember the exact reference, I believe they are in Japanese not really a problem even if you don’t know Japanese and I am not sure they are more comprehensive.

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I did not keep count. But, most of us have to do some hard-core study before we reach the dan level.

Takao says, as did Ishida, that he intends the book to be dictiomary work of instruction more than a comprehensive reference work, another reason for omitting sequences that some people might have wanted to see in the book. Hence the Ishida and the Takao editions complement each other. Go theory has names for concepts that a good chess player understands intuitively, but can’t verbalize.

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