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We have over 45 books in our library for members to borrow: suitable for absolute beginner, expert, and everyone in between. This represents a substantial value for all members.

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First Books

GO: A Complete Introduction to the Game by Cho Chikun
Learn to Play Go: A Master's Guide to the Ultimate Game (Volume I) by Janice Kim
 Teach Yourself Go by Charles Matthews PhD
   A Scientific Introduction to Go by Yang Yu-Chia (Author), Keith Ammann (Editor)

Beginner Books

Tesuji by James Davies, Richard Bozulich
In the Beginning (Beginner and Elementary Go Books) by Ishigure Ikuro
 
Opening Theory Made Easy: Twenty Strategic Principles to Improve Your Opening Game by Otake Hideo 9-dan
How NOT To Play Go by Yuan Zhou


Graded Go Problems for Beginners, Volume 2, 25kyu to 20kyu by Kano Yoshinori 9-dan

Intermediate Books


The Way of the Moving Horse (Learn to Play Go, Volume II) (Learn to Play Go Series) by Janice Kim and Jeong Soo-Hyun
Lessons in the Fundamentals of Go (Beginner and Elementary Go Books) by Toshiro Kageyama
Whole Board Thinking in Joseki, Volume 1 & 2 by Yang Yi-Lun with Phil Straus
Cross-Cut Workshop, second edition (and first edition!)
Playing the Endgame: A Brief Introduction
Key Concepts in Life and Death: Nakade and Under the Stones
Fundamental Principles of Go
Masterpieces of Handicap Go, vol. 1
Liping Huang's Problem Book

200 Endgame Problems

Advanced Books

 
Train Like A Pro, Volume 1, Volume 2, and Answer Book by Sung-Rai Kim
Master Play: The Territorial Styles of Kitani & Cho
Master Play: The Style of Lee Changho

Understanding How to Play Go
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"About Go" Books

 Go as Communication: The Educational and Therapeutic Value of Go
 Let's Play Go: A Simple Introduction to the Game of Go
 Reflections on the Game of Go: The Empty Board 1994-2004
     
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MORE BOOKS!!

  • Lessons in the Fundamentals of Go - Toshiro Kageyama 7-dan
  • 38 Basic Josekis - Kiyoshi Kosugi and James Davies (Elementary Go Series, Vol 2)
  • Attack and Defense - Akira Ishida and James Davies (Elementary Go Series, Vol 5); 2 copies including Ishi fourth printing
  • Positional Judgement High-Speed Game Analysis - Cho Chikun
  • Get Strong at Joseki 2 - Richard Bozulich in collaboration with Furuyama Kazunari (Get Strong at Go Series, Volume 3)
  • Get Strong at Invading - Richard Bozulich (Get Strong at Go Series, Volume 5)
  • Get Strong at Attacking - Richard Bozulich (Get Strong at Go Series, Volume 10)
  • Korean Style of Baduk 100 tips for Amateur Players I - Youngsun Yoon translated by Seongjune Kim
  • A Journey in Search of the Origins of Go - Shirakawa Masayoshi; 2 copies
  • Five Hundred and One Opening Problems - Richard Bozulich in collaboration with Rob Van Zeijst (Mastering the Basics, Volume 1)
  • Graded Go Problems for Beginners, Volume 4 Advanced Problems - Kano Yoshinori
  • Sabaki, How to Manage Weak Stones - Mr Yang Yi-Lun
  • Monkey Jump Workshop - Richard Hunter
  • Go Proverbs - David Mitchell
  • Fighting Ko - Jin Jiang
  • Kage's Secret Chronicles of Handicap Go - Toshiro Kageyama
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