Master Go In Ten Days provides ten lessons on the basic tactics and
strategies in Go. The
first day's lesson begins with the basic rules to
include both the Chinese and Japanese counting methods. From there additional lessons cover
tactics for capturing stones, opening strategy, the
tactics and strategy of corner engagements, the tactics of
life and death, fighting tactics, sacrifice tactics,
attack and defense, endgame tactics, and finally three
famous games are provided with comments.
The objective of the ten lessons is to help one along the path to reaching three or two kyu
level in amateur strength. To reach such a level one must learn how to
read the board at least two to three plays ahead.
Master Go in Ten Days provides guidance, examples and exercises to get you started in how to
understand and read the board. The secret is to get your board and stones out and practice
the examples and exercises
repeatedly until you have mastered them. Then acquire over the board practice by playing stronger opponents
implementing the concepts presented in Master Go in Ten Days.
Supplemented with an index. 172 pages.