Although this work has now been superceded by Takao Shinji’s Dictionary (K K The 21st Century Dictionary of Basic Joseki), it does not render Ishida’s. It is a thorough updating and complete rewriting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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Roxanne rated it it was amazing Jul 09, I’ve posted a few examples already from my own experience, but usually I protect the guilty with my silence. Trivia About Dictionary of Bas Thanks for telling us about the problem. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

A comprehensive “Level 5” joseki book would be quite think indeed. Hi John, DeaconJohn wrote: I expect to continue to profit from working with both editions at the same time. Again, it’s not joseii hard to narrow it down a bit. Gowan’s question has been hanging around for quite some time.

They are no way as complete as Ishida. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. It may well be the case, as you suggest, that there is no more single comprehensive reference that Ishida. I would be very interested in any insights that you, Gowan, or others, might have. I found A LOT of the text from the old edition was “cut and pasted” into the new edition.


Dictionary Of Basic Joseki

In particular he would like to refute the idea that the Takao text is in any way a cut and paste version or otherwise a copy of the Ishida book These explanations include simple examples constructed to illustrate the points being made in the explanations. One must be careful to distinguish between the “small handbooks” and the real thing.

That much was clear. Now, imagine my red-face if I turn out to be wrong! In other words, I think the Ishida edition is a good investment even if you never open it! I didn’t have the Ishida so I got the Takao version in Japanese.

Dictionary of Basic Joseki Volume 1 The Point: Yoshio Ishida, John Power: : Books

Don’t ask me why it works. I bought the Takao set in Japanese a while ago. This is especially true since the connection at “b”, which has become the main line since if I look at GoGoD, is very rare with the high extension and does not seem to be mentioned at all in Takao.


It contains older joseki that are not seen in professional play very often these days. If you choose a forcing sequence too soon, you are doing aji keshi – losing your aji. Especially, those who have reached dan solely on the basis of reading skills, playing experience, game reviews, and maybe a few lessons from pros. Istvan Szamosi marked it as to-read Dec 19, I would be glad to discuss this subject with him in more depth through private emails if he is interested.

Paperbackpages. Nicholas Hunter rated it really liked it Jul 04, Henrik added it Dec 23, Recle marked it as to-read Sep 24, Yeah, anyone have any word on when volume two is coming out? Dictionsry I put it aside and did my translation from scratch as I write in my preface.

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