The Theory and Practice of Go

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Tuttle Publishing, Jun 1, 2000 - Games - 288 pages
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Called "an essential book for any collection" by Library Journal, the 'Theory and Practice of Go' is a fundamental primer to this fascinating game of strategy and skill, in which two players use their stones to enclose the larger area of the board. Starting with a basic outline of the rules along with insight into more advanced play, readers get an in-depth lesson in the ancient game of Go, augmented with clear, instructive illustrations and diagrams. This reformatted paperback edition of a Tuttle classic is ideal for players both new to the game and experts who want to further hone their skills.

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Born in China and raised in the Territory of Hawaii, Samuel Pailthorpe King was the part-Hawaiian son of the territorial Governor Samuel Wilder King, a grandson of the minister of the interior of the former Republic of Hawaii and a great-grandson of a Supreme Court justice of the former kingdom of Hawaii. Until his death in 2010, he resided in Honolulu with his wife, Anne. He is survived by Anne, their childred Samuel P. King, Jr., Louise King Lanzilotti and Charlotte King Stretch and six grandchildren.

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