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The important concept of connecting stones cannot be overemphasized in the game of go. This crucial subject is discussed in detail in the Art of Connecting Stones, through which, one also learns the vital techniques of how to cut the opponent's stones apart. By studying this book, and applying its principles, one can get a few stones stronger in strength.

The Art of Connecting Stones is a problem book. It alternates problems, which increase in difficulty through each chapter, with their solutions. In chapter one, the art of connecting from the underneath is illustrated through exercises that increase in the level of difficulty. In chapter two, some of the most simple and stand-alone examples of the linking up technique that involves the capturing of stones are introduced. Chapter three shows the techniques of linking up stones by utilizing friendly forces. Chapter four summarizes the endgame techniques of connecting stones. The last chapter (chapter five) consists of problems designed to test one's understanding of the concepts presented in the previous chapters.

241 pages.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Connecting at the Edge of the Board (52 examples)
Chapter 2 Linking Up by Capturing Stones (34 examples)
Chapter 3 Utilizing Support from Friendly Forces (23 examples)
Chapter 4 Endgame Moves (26 examples)
Chapter 5 Exercises and Applications (51 examples)


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The important concept of connecting stones cannot be over-emphasized in the game of go. This crucial subject is discussed in detail in the Art of Connecting Stones, through which, one also learns the vital techniques of how to cut the opponent's stones apart. In chapter one, the art of connecting from the underneath is illustrated. In chapter two, examples of the linking up technique that involves the capturing of stones are introduced. Chapter three shows the techniques of linking up stones by utilizing friendly forces. Chapter four summarizes the end-game techniques of connecting stones. The last chapter (chapter five) consists of problems designed to test one's understanding of the concepts presented in the previous chapters.

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