Books, sites, and other media that assist my training! Have something to add? Contact me with recommendations.
- The Interactive Way to Go (get familiar with the game)
- The Online Go Server (OGS) (play against bots, people, or just hang out)
- GoKibitz (the best way to get your games reviewed)
- Guo Juan’s Internet Go School (pro lectures and a superb training system)
- GoKifu (find professional game records to study)
- GoQuest (App for iPhone, Android, and web. Play 9×9 against real people!)
- Lessons in the Fundamentals of Go, by Kageyama Toshiro 7d
- Fundamental Principles of Go, by Yilun Yang 7d
- Opening Theory Made Easy, by Otake Hideo 9d
- Attack and Defense, by Ishida Akira 9d and James Davies
- Level Up (1-5), by Baduktopia
- Level Up (6-10), by Baduktopia
- Jump Level Up (1-5), by Baduktopia
- My Path To 6-Dan, by Justin Teng 6d
- Odnihs’ Guide To Go For Beginners And DDKs, by Justin Teng 6d
- BenGoZen is a must read blog by Benjamin Hong 1k.
- My Go Journey! is a blog documenting Ali Reynolds’ journey to 1d.
- Haylee’s World of Go/Baduk broadcasts professional-level games with in-game commentary.
- Andrew Jackson’s Single-Digit Kyu Courses are recorded at the Seattle Go Center.
- Nick Sibicky’s Double-Digit Kyu Courses are recorded at the Seattle Go Center.
- Yunxuan Li’s YouTube Channel has many interesting go-related videos.
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Other Resources & Communities:
- Go Game Guru contains helpful commentary, game analysis, and a well-curated shop.
- The American Go Association is exactly what it sounds like.
- Sensei’s Library is a baduk Wikipedia.
- Advanced Study Room has some great articles on Go Seigen and other pros!
- Empty Triangle is a clever baduk-themed comic..
- /r/baduk, is a really cool subreddit!
- Learning Links For Newcomers was created by /r/baduk to guide newcomers after AlphaGo.
- Waltheri’s Go Pattern Search shows how your game stacks up against those of professional players!