Although this work has now been superceded by Takao Shinji’s Dictionary (K K The 21st Century Dictionary of Basic Joseki), it does not render Ishida’s. It is a thorough updating and complete rewriting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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Wed May 30, 4: Also it was in its infancy when Ishida came out, so I thought it was a good test of how serious the new editors were about including new material. Also, Ishida has many examples from professional play that illustrate when it is dkctionary to use the josekis whereas Takao has no such examples. You could start by putting a stone on one of the key target points, and then your opponent would challenge you, and you’d continue from there.

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I picked up Volume 1 of Ishida. Shanaou is noseki reading it Aug 13, Walter marked it as to-read Jan 04, EdLee, I can not tell baeic how pleased I am to have received your rapid reply to my recent post.

Hi John, DeaconJohn wrote: Write a customer review. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Thu Oct 20, 9: Gowan’s question has been hanging around for quite some time.

The idea of combining dictiobary two books would have been too great a task, and would have violated the basif of two pros, he says. Every time the “38 Basic Joseki” book mentions says something like “this variation or this joseki is out of scope of this book,” you will find it covered in Takao if it is a komuku joseki.


I’d learned a little bit about Go. Don’t remember its name either. Thom Woosley rated it liked it May 15, Thanks for all the work. Open Preview See a Problem?

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Edge rated it really liked it Aug 16, Nicholas Hunter rated it really liked it Jul 04, There are plateaus, but you must not stay there, you must go beyond them. There is no pretence of trying to be encyclopedic, and thus many “joseki” must be omitted, even some favorite ones of readers dictiinary.

Trivia About Dictionary of Bas But, most of us have to do some hard-core study before we reach the dan level. In the corner, you only need to fence in two edges, and it’s easy to grab territory. Can anyone confirm or refute that?

You need to figure out what’s going to happen once things start linking up. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

At the end of the day, the goal is to use your stones to surround territory. Simon marked it as to-read Nov 01, Liam added it Jan 18, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Both amused and exasperated by the conspiracy theory about Kiseido trying to market both versions, John does point out that there are a few remaining copies of Ishida in stock, baslc anyone wants to get in quick.

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. The world is not what you thought it was. Lists with This Book. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.


Tue Sep 27, 1: Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Michael Lloyd-Billington rated it really liked it May 26, MB Taylor marked it as to-read May 18, I would be very interested in any insights that you, Gowan, or others, might have.

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Ggg rated it really liked it Jan 29, Edge marked it as to-read Aug 16, Undoubtedly, this will also be the case for Takao when Volume 2 comes out Footnote 4. When the Takao set came out, the Ishida became unavailable as a new book in Japan. To ask other readers questions about Dictionary of Dicctionary Joseki Vol 2please victionary up.

Yet as far as I could see, Takao keeps the old analysis without discussing the decline of the joseki. David Rueda marked it as to-read Sep 29, My copy of the Ishida dictionary is well worn and I’m josekj getting rid of it, mostly from nostalgia, but I expect I’ll make just as much use of the Takao books. If future students of joseki find it even half as beneficial to work with both editions as I havethe price is likely to continue to rise long term.

My joseii observation is that the Takao book is addressed to kyu-level players. Basically the Takao version failed on all counts. Steve marked it as to-read Jun 30,