February 2011

BGJ 133 Spring 2004

Reviewer: Nick Wedd

Go Dojo is Go training, It runs only on Windows (or Linux/Wine). Its author is Bruce Wilcox, the author of the Go-playing program EZ-Go, and originator of the concept of "sector lines".

The structure of the program

It is easy to install and run.





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BGJ 132 Autumn 2003

Reviewer: Nick Wedd

Previous issues of this Journal have carried reviews of Go Professional, Go Professional II, and Go Professional III. These programs used the Go-playing engine written by Dr. Michael Reiss, which competed in interna- tional Computer Go tournaments under the name Go4++. Dr.





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BGJ 129 Winter 2002

Reviewer: Matthew Macfadyen

ISBN 4-906574-72-6

501 Opening Problems by Richard Bozulich and Rob van Zeist and 1001 Life and Death Problems by Richard Bozulich

These two volumes describe themselves as parts of a ‘Mastering the Basics’ series, both a





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BGJ 129 Winter 2002

Reviewer: Matthew Macfadyen

ISBN 4-906574-72-6

501 Opening Problems by Richard Bozulich and Rob van Zeist and 1001 Life and Death Problems by Richard Bozulich

These two volumes describe themselves as parts of a ‘Mastering the Basics’ series, both are aim





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BGJ 129 Autumn 2002

Reviewer: Simon Goss

ISBN 1-932001-03-4

"It is often said that people are losing heart nowadays. Am I the only one who feels that people, children and adults alike, look tired?





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BGJ 129 Autumn 2002

Reviewer: Francis Roads

ISBN 1-889554-28-6

As a teaching gimmick, I sometimes set up a nine- stone handicap and ask what is the one and only reasonable opening play for White. The answer I get is usually the knight’s move attack on a corner stone.





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BGJ 128 Autumn 2002

Reviewer: Nick Wedd

In issue 109 of this Journal, I wrote a review of version 10 of David Fotland’s program The Many Faces of Go. Since then, I have been recommending it as the best all-round Go program for someone who is willing to pay for the best. Version 11 has now been released.





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BGJ 127 Summer 2002

Reviewer: Simon Goss

ISBN 0-9706193- 9-1

When was the last time you (a) played a monkey jump and it was cut off and killed? (b) played a monkey jump and ended in gote? (c) answered a monkey jump the wrong way and saw 20 points knocked off your territory?





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BGJ 127 Summer 2002

Reviewer: Matthew Macfadyen

ISBN 978-0-8069-2729-9

This beginners’ book provides a new variation on an old theme by including a miniature Go set which fits into a pocket bound into the book.





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BGJ 125 Winter 2001

Reviewer: Brian Timmins

ISBN 0-9706193-6-7

Somewhere around 12 kyu I discovered that if I was in trouble against a weaker opponent then one retaliation, where possible, was make a cross-cut.





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