Book List - Year Order

Go books in English date back over 100 years and have been increasing in number ever rapidly since the 1970s. This page lists books in English by their approximate year of publication / copyright date, title and their publisher/publisher code/type code.

Some books are also published in electronic format, as well as paper. Those only published electronically are not listed, nor are pamphlets and leaflets.

2017AlphaGo vs Ke JieAM
2017AlphaGo vs Lee Sedol AM
2017Commented Games by Lee Sedol Vol. 3BT
2017Invisible: The Games of AlphaGoHV
2017Meijin of Meijins: The Life and Times of Honinbo Shuei AM
2017The New Territorial Style AM
2016Close Encounters with the Middle Game K80
2016First Life and Death RJ
2016Go Fundamentals CS
2016Graded Go Problems for Dan Players, Vol. 6 (300 Joseki Problems)K66
2016How to Play Go. A Concise Introduction (by Bozulich/Davies)BEG
2016Master Play: The Style of Iyama YutaSSYZ025
2016Path to Go CS
2015An Encyclopedia of Go PrinciplesK79
2015Deep Thought Vol. 2SSYZ023
2015Master Play: The Style of Lee SedolSSYZ020
2015Modern Master Games Vol. 3: 2014 Ten-Game Match Between Lee Sedol & Gu Li Part 2K93
2015Modern Masters Vol. 1SSMR003
2015Positional Judgement Vol. 2: DynamicsRJ
2015Relentless: Lee Sedol vs Gu LiGGG
2015Tactical Reading RJ
2015The Celestial ArsenalCS
2015The Road Map to Shodan Vol. 4: A Survey of the Basic TesujisK85
2015The Young Chinese Go MastersSSYZ021
2014Baduk Classic: The Art of Closing Vol. 1 - 6BTV
2014Baduk Classic: The Profound and Mysterious Vol. 1 - 4BTV
2014Easy Learning Joseki RJ
2014Endgame Vol. 1 Fundamentals RJ
2014Four-Stone Games Pt. 1CS
2014Four-Stone Games Pt. 2CS
2014Games of Wonder CS
2014Go Book of Peach Blossom Spring CS
2014InvasionsSSIK001
2014Modern Master Games Vol. 2: 2014 Ten-Game Match Between Lee Sedol & Gu Li Part 1K92
2014ReductionsSSIK002
2014The Road Map to Shodan Vol. 1: Handicap-Go Strategy and the Sanrensei OpeningK82
2014The Road Map to Shodan Vol. 2: The Basic Principles of the Opening and Middle GameK83
2014The Road Map to Shodan Vol. 3: The Basic Life and Death PositionsK84
2014Whole Board Opening Problems SSYZ019
2013Commented Games by Lee Sedol Vol. 2BT
2013Deep ThoughtSSYZ017
2013Fighting FundamentalsRJ
2013Life and Death Problems 1 BasicsRJ
2013Positional Judgement Vol. 1: Territory RJ
2013Single Digit Kyu CommentariesSSYZ016
2013The Chinese OpeningSSYZ018
2013The Elephant in the Paddy - Tsumego in Pictures BNS
2013The Theory and Practice of Analysis (Shikshin)H18
2013The Theory and Practice of Semeai (Shikshin)H16
2013The Theory and Practice of Shapes (Shikshin)H17
2013The Theory and Practice of Tsumego (Shikshin)H15
2013Three-Stone Games CS
201221st Century Dictionary of Basic Joseki 2K42
2012Commented Games by Lee Sedol Vol. 1BT
2012Fight Like a Pro: Secrets of KiaiK78
2012First FundamentalsRJ
2012Graded Go Problems for Dan Players, Vol. 4 (300 Life-and-Death Problems)K64
2012Graded Go Problems for Dan Players, Vol. 5 (300 Tesuji Problems)K65
2012Joseki Vol. 3: DictionaryRJ
2012Learning From Pro Games (Yuan Zhou)SSYZ015
2012Modern Master Games Vol. 1: The Dawn of Tournament GoK91
2012Power / Brilliance (Fairbairn)SSJF008/9
2012Simple TesujiSSGF001
2012So You Want to Play Go? 4 (Jonathan Hop)HOP
2012The Art of Positional Analysis (The Best of Kido)H13
2012The Ins and Outs of Life and Death (The Best of Kido)H14
201121st Century Dictionary of Basic Joseki 1K41
2011Capturing Races 1: Two Basic GroupsRJ
2011Graded Go Problems for Dan Players, Vol. 7 (256 Opening and Middle Game Problems)K67
2011Joseki Vol. 2: StrategyRJ
2011Old Fuseki v New Joseki (Fairbairn)SSJF007
2011Patterns of the San-Ren-SeiSSMR002
2010100 Tips for Amateur Players, Vol. 3ORO
201021st Century New Openings Vol. 2Y49
20109-Dan Showdown (Fairbairn)SSJF005
2010Attacking and Defending MoyosK77
2010Cho Hun-hyeon's Lectures on Go Techniques Vol. 3Y51
2010Creative Life and Death, Vol. 2ORO
2010Dictionary of Basic Fuseki, Vol. 4Y50
2010Graded Go Problems for Dan Players, Vol. 1 (300 Life-and-Death problems)K61
2010Graded Go Problems for Dan Players, Vol. 2 (300 Tesuji Problems)K62
2010Graded Go Problems for Dan Players, Vol. 3 (300 Joseki Problems)K63
2010Magic on the First LineSSRM001
2010Master of HaengmaORO
2010Master Play: The Playing Styles of Seven Top ProsSSYZ014
2010New MovesSSAD001
2010The Best Game Records of 2009ORO
2010The Meijin's Retirement Game (Fairbairn)SSJF006
2010This is HaengmaORO
2010Understanding Dan Level PlaySSYZ012
2010Winning Go (Bozulich & Shotwell)BEG
200921st Century Baduk for BeginersORO
2009After JosekiORO
2009Baduk Made Fun and Easy, Vol. 3ORO
2009Cho Hun-hyeon's Lectures on Go Techniques Vol. 2Y48
2009Creative Life and DeathORO
2009Games of Go (Moffatt)MOFF
2009Go Fundamentals (Kishikawa) - was Steppingstones to GoBEG
2009How Not to Play GoSSYZ011
2009Imagination of a Go MasterORO
2009Inspiration of a Pro (Kim)ORO
2009Joseki Vol. 1: FundamentalsRJ
2009Kamakura (Fairbairn)SSJF002
2009Learn Go (Moffatt)MOFF
2009Level Up 2ORO
2009Level Up 3ORO
2009Level Up 4ORO
2009Level Up 5ORO
2009Level Up Review 1ORO
2009Magic of PlacementsY47
2009Master Play: The Fighting Styles of Kato Masao and Seo Bong SooSSYZ008
2009Master Play: The Territorial Styles of Kitani Minoru and Cho ChikunSSYZ009
2009Shuko: the Only Move - Fighting Middlegame CollectionH12
2009Speed Baduk for Beginners: Answers (7-9)ORO
2009Speed Baduk for Beginners: Vol. 7ORO
2009Speed Baduk for Beginners: Vol. 8ORO
2009Speed Baduk for Beginners: Vol. 9ORO
2009The Final Summit (Fairbairn)SSJF004
2009The Go Companion (Fairbairn/Hall)SSJF001
2009The Go Consultants (Fairbairn/Hall)SSJF003
2009The Workshop Lectures Vol. 6SSYY012
2008100 Tips for Amateur Players, Vol. 2ORO
2008Baduk Made Fun and Easy, Vol. 2ORO
2008Beginning Go (Shotwell & Long)BEG
2008Breakthrough Attacking PowerH09
2008Changing One's ConceptionsH06
2008Dictionary of Basic Fuseki, Vol. 3Y46
2008Level Up 1ORO
2008Life of 100 Years Seems like a Game of BadukORO
2008Master Play: The Style of Go SeigenSSYZ006
2008Master Play: The Style of TakemiyaSSYZ007
2008Mastering LaddersSSTW001
2008Otake's Secrets of StrategyH05
2008Shuko: the Only Move - Joseki Fuseki CollectionH11
2008So You Want to Play Go? 1 (Jonathan Hop)HOP
2008So You Want to Play Go? 2 (Jonathan Hop)HOP
2008So You Want to Play Go? 3 (Jonathan Hop)HOP
2008Speed Baduk for Beginners: Answers (4-6)ORO
2008Speed Baduk for Beginners: Vol. 4ORO
2008Speed Baduk for Beginners: Vol. 5ORO
2008Speed Baduk for Beginners: Vol. 6ORO
2008The Way of Creating a Thick and Strong GameH07
2008The Workshop Lectures Vol. 4SSYY010
2008The Workshop Lectures Vol. 5SSYY011
2008This is Go the Natural WayH10
2008Top European Players TrainingZEPT
2008Zone Press ParkH08
2007100 Tips for Amateur Players, Vol. 1ORO
200721st Century New OpeningsY45
2007All about KoK76
2007Baduk Made Fun and Easy, Vol. 1ORO
2007Catching Scent of VictoryH04
2007Dictionary of Basic Tesuji, Vol. 4SSFS004
2007Key Concepts in Life and DeathSSRH004
2007Korean Style of Baduk: Vol. 1ORO
2007Master Play: The Style of Lee ChanghoSSYZ005
2007Perceiving the Direction of PlayH03
2007Playing the Endgame a brief IntroductionSSWC011
2007Pure & Simple Takao's Astute Use of Brute ForceH02
2007The Basics of Go StrategyK75
2007The Workshop Lectures Vol. 3SSYY009
2006400 Years of Go in JapanSSAG001
20064-4 Point Joeski - A brief introductionSSWC010
2006Dictionary of Basic Tesuji, Vol. 3SSFS003
2006Eurogo Vol. 3 (History 1968-1988)EGO3
2006Go Basics (Shotwell)BEG
2006Go Shapes ResolveYGS
2006New Go Proverbs IllustratedY42
2006The Road to One Dan: Vol. 1ORO
2006The Workshop Lectures Vol. 1SSYY007
2006The Workshop Lectures Vol. 2SSYY008
2006Think Like a Pro, Vol. 1, Haengma (shape)ORO
2006Think Like a Pro, Vol. 2, Pae (ko)ORO
2006Vital Points & Skilful Finesse for Sabaki (Yoda)H01
2006Weichi in CultureY41
2005A Journey in Search of the Origins of GoY43
2005Cho Hun-Hyun's Lectures on the Opening V1Y44
2005Dictionary of Basic Fuseki, Vol. 2Y40
2005Dictionary of Basic Tesuji, Vol. 2SSFS002
2005Eurogo Vol. 2 (History 1949-1968)EGO2
2005Five Hundred and One Tesuji ProblemsK74
2005Go Problems for Kyu Level Players, Vol. 6SSWC007
2005Train Like a Pro, AnswersORO
2005Train Like a Pro, Vol. 1ORO
2005Train Like a Pro, Vol. 2ORO
2005Treasure Chest Enigma - Ed2SSNN001
2004200 Tesuji ProblemsSSSH002
2004All About JosekiSSGJ001
2004BiblioGoBIB
2004Contemporary Go TermsORO
2004Dictionary of Basic Fuseki, Vol. 1Y39
2004Dictionary of Basic Tesuji, Vol. 1SSFS001
2004Dictionary of Modern Fuseki—The Korean StyleK81
2004Eurogo Vol. 1 (History to 1950)EGO1
2004Fundamental Principles of GoSSYY006
2004Go Problems for Kyu Level Players, Vol. 5SSWC006
2004Let’s Play GoSSYY102
2004Mastering the Basics of GoSSJR001
2004Reflections on the Game of GoSSWC008
2004Step up to a Higher LevelY37
2004The Best PlaySSFY001
2004The Way of Go (Anderson)BEG
2004Whole Board Living TesujisY38
2003200 Endgame ProblemsSSSH001
2003Counting LibertiesSSRH003
2003Even Game Joseki—NK Handbook Vol. 5Y36
2003Go More Than A Game (Shotwell)BEG
2003Go Problems for Kyu Level Players, Vol. 1SSWC001
2003Go Problems for Kyu Level Players, Vol. 2SSWC002
2003Go Problems for Kyu Level Players, Vol. 3SSWC003
2003Learn to Play Go, Vol. 5: The Palace of MemoriesLPG5
2003Learning From the Masters, Vol. 2SSAGA07
2003Liping Huang's Problem Series Volume 1SSLH001
2003Punishing and Correction Joseki MistakesSSMJ001
2003Speed Baduk for Beginners: Answers (1-3)ORO
2003Speed Baduk for Beginners: Vol. 1ORO
2003Speed Baduk for Beginners: Vol. 2ORO
2003Speed Baduk for Beginners: Vol. 3ORO
2002A Scientific Introduction to GoY34
2002Almost SenteCART
2002BGA Puzzle Book and AnswersPUZ
2002Five Hundred and One Opening ProblemsK71
2002Galactic Go Vol. 2Y32
2002Go as CommunicationSSYY101
2002Go Problems for Kyu Level Players, Vol. 4SSWC005
2002Go: An Application of the Principles of WarYPW
2002How to Play Handicap GoSSYZ004
2002Keshi and UchikomiSSAGA03
2002Making Good ShapeK73
2002Monkey Jump WorkshopSSRH002
2002One Thousand and One Life-and-Death ProblemsK72
2002The ABC’s of Attack and DefenseSSMR001
2002The Book of Go (Cobb)BEG
2002Yilun Yang's Go Puzzles, Vol. 2SSYY004
2001Come Up To ShodanSSGR004
2001Cross Cut WorkshopSSRH001
2001Go for KidsY31
2001Go Player's Almanac (2001 edition)K40
2001Go Proverbs (Mitchell)SSDM001
2001Handicap Go—NK Handbook Vol. 4Y33
2001Improve Your Intuition, Vol. 1SSGR001
2001Improve Your Intuition, Vol. 2SSGR002
2001Improve Your Intuition, Vol. 3SSGR003
2001Life and Death: Intermediate ProblemsSSGR005
2001Masterpieces of Handicap Go, Vol. 1SSAGA01
2001Masterpieces of Handicap Go, Vol. 2SSAGA02
2001Star Point Joseki—NK Handbook Vol. 3Y30
2001Tricks in JosekiY29
2001Understanding How to Play GoSSYZ001
2001Yilun Yang's Go Puzzles, Vol. 1SSYY001
2000Fuseki—NK Handbook Vol. 2Y28
2000Galactic GoY27
2000Get Strong at AttackingK60
2000Hankuk Kiwon Guide BookHK00
2000Jungsuk in our TimeORO
2000Lee Changho's Novel Plays and ShapesY26
2000The World of Chinese Go by Guo JuanK70
1999A Way to Play for the 21st Century (Whole Board Press)SSGS101
1999Cho Hun-Hyun: Life and Master Games (Ishi/Nemesis)G46
1999Cosmic GoK69
1999Learning From the Masters, Vol. 1SSAGA06
1999Strategic Fundamentals in GoY24
1999Teach Yourself Go by Charles MatthewsBEG
1998Essential JosekiY22
1998Four Great Games (Hoskins)BEG
1998Game of Go (Macfadyen)BEG
1998Get Strong at Handicap GoK59
1998Proverbs—NK Handbook Vol. 1Y23
1998The Second Book of Go (Kiseido)K31
1998Winning a Won GameY21
1997Get Strong at Life and DeathK58
1997Get Strong at the EndgameK57
1997Go: A Complete Introduction to the GameK50
1997Ingenious Life and Death Puzzles Vol. 2Y15
1997Learn to Play Go, Vol. 4: Battle StrategiesLPG4
1997Power Builder, Vol. 1Y19
1997Power Builder, Vol. 2Y35
1997Pro-Pro Handicap GoY13
1997Rescue and CaptureY18
1997StonesCART
1997Whole Board Thinking in Joseki (Vol. 2) (Fourth Line Press)SSYY003
1996Beauty and the BeastY17
1996Cho Hun-hyeon's Lectures on Go Techniques Vol. 1Y20
1996Dramatic Moments on the Go BoardY10
1996Get Strong at Joseki Vol. 2K53
1996Get Strong at Joseki Vol. 3K54
1996Get Strong at TesujiK56
1996Get Strong at the OpeningK51
1996Go Player's Song BookSONG
1996Golden OpportunitiesY12
1996Igo Hatsuyo-ron, Vol. 1Y16
1996Ingenious Life and Death Puzzles Vol. 1Y14
1996Invincible: the Games of Shusaku (Paperback)K00
1996Learn to Play Go, Vol. 3: The Dragon StyleLPG3
1996Master Go in Ten DaysY11
1996Oriental Strategy in a Nutshell (EZ-GO)EZGO
1996Pair GoPAIR
1996The Art of Connecting StonesY09
1996The Art of Go: Capturing StonesY25
1996The Thirty-six Stratagems Applied to GoY08
1996Tournament Go 1992KPP1
1996Whole Board Thinking in Joseki (Vol. 1) (Fourth Line Press)SSYY002
1995100 Challenging Go ProblemsY05
1995An Asian Paradigm For Business StrategyK99
1995Fighting KoY04
1995Get Strong at InvadingK55
1995Get Strong at Joseki Vol. 1K52
1995Learn to Play Go, Vol. 2: The Way of the HorseLPG2
1995Nie Weiping on GoY03
1995Tesuji and Anti-SujiY06
1995Trick PlaysY02
1995Utilising Outward InfluenceY07
1994Beyond Forcing MovesK37
1994Killer of GoY01
1994Learn to Play Go, Vol. 1: A Master's Guide to the Ultimate GameLPG1
1994Mathematical Go Endgames (Berlekamp and Wolfe)H5
1993All About Life and Death, Vol. 1K42 (G42)
1993All About Life and Death, Vol. 2K43 (G43)
1992Go Player's Almanac (1992 edition)K40 (G40)
1992Great Joseki DebatesK35
1992Opening Theory Made EasyK36
19912nd EGF Ing CupEGF
1991Test Your Go Strength (What's Your Rating?)K18
1991The 3-3 PointK44
199012th WAGCWAGC
1990All About ThicknessK34
1990Graded Go Problems for Beginners, Vol. 4K49 / GGP4
1989BGA Song BookSONG
1989Positional JudgmentK45
1989The Chinese OpeningK33
1988The Magic of GoK41 (G41)
1988The Power of the StarpointK32
1987Graded Go Problems for Beginners, Vol. 3K48 / GGP3
1986Reducing Territorial FrameworksK29
1985Graded Go Problems for Beginners, Vol. 1K46 / GGP1
1985Graded Go Problems for Beginners, Vol. 2K47 / GGP2
1984Introduction to GoK30
1983Enclosure JosekisK24
1982Go! (How to Play GO + Vital Points of Go) (Takagawa)BEG
1982Handicap Go K16
1982Invincible: the Games of Shusaku (Hardback)K00H
1982The Second Book of Go (Ishi)K31 (G31)
1980Attack and DefenseK14
1980Go Proverbs (Mitchell)PROV
1979The Direction of PlayK26
1978Kato's Attack and KillK27
1978Lessons in the Fundamentals of GoK28
1977Appreciating Famous GamesK25
1977Dictionary of Basic Joseki by Yoshio Ishida, Vol. 1K21
1977Dictionary of Basic Joseki by Yoshio Ishida, Vol. 2K22
1977Dictionary of Basic Joseki by Yoshio Ishida, Vol. 3K23
1977Invitation to Go Vol 1 (Fairbairn)BEG
1976Go For Beginners (Penguin)BEG
1976The Breakthrough to ShodanK19
1976The EndgameK15
1975Kage's Secret Chronicles of Handicap goK17
1975Life and DeathK13
1975TesujiK12
1975What's Your Rating?K18 (G18)
197338 Basic JosekiK11
1973Go A Guide to the game (DB Pritchard)BEG
1973In The BeginningK10
1972Go for Beginners (Ishi)K08
1972Strategic Concepts of GoK06
1972The 1971 Honinbo TournamentK07
1971The Middle Game of Go Vol. 1K05
1970International HandbookK04
1970Modern Joseki and Fuseki Vol 2K03
1969Basic Techniques of GoK02
1969The Protracted Game: A Wei-Ch'i Interpretation of Maoist Revolutionary Strategy (Boorman)BOOR
1968Modern Joseki and Fuseki Vol 1K01
1965Steppingstones to Go (Kishikawa)BEG
1962Learn to Play Go (Barrs)BEG
1960Go Proverbs IllustratedPROV
1958The Vital Points of Go (Takagawa)BEG
1956How to Play Go (Takagawa)BEG
1934Go and Go-Moku (Lasker)BEG
1929The Game of Wei-Chi (Pecorini and Shu)BEG
1911Goh or Wei Chi (Horace F. Cheshire)BEG
1908The Game of Go (Smith)BEG
1880Theory and Practice of Go (Korschelt)BEG

Codes shown are the publishers code if available or the publisher.
Beginners books from general publishers are shown BEG.

  • Books published by Hinoki Press are Hnn
  • Books published by Kiseido start K (Ishi code G)
  • Books published by Slate and Shell start SS
  • Books published by Yutopian start Y
  • Books published by Oromedia shown ORO
  • Books published by Robert Jasiek are shown RJ
  • Books published by Baduktopia shown BT
  • Books published by CreateSpace shown CS
  • Books published by Amazon shown AM
  • Books published by Hebsacker Verlag shown HV


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