The American Go Association has produced a free introduction to the game (pdf). It’s a 50 page guide which can be printed or downloaded for an e-reader. There’s also an online guide from Pandanet.
This is a fairly comprehensive tutorial site
Thanks to Paul Smith of Cambridge Junior Chess & Go Club the British Go Association has a set of Introductory Problem Sheets
We coach beginners, free-of-charge. Please email us for further details.
Online Video Resources
There are some good introductions on YouTube. Here are a few we liked:
The Go board comes in a number of sizes: 19×19, 13×13 and 9×9. The 9×9 game is a good place to start
Shawn Ray has produced a complete introduction to the game.
Putting Go stones on a crowded board without disturbing the others can be tricky. So here’s a video on how to pick and place a Go stone
Our YouTube Channel
Look at our You Tube channel for lectures and other video material we have produced.
Other Online Resources
AI Sensei provides high quality AI analysis of yours games and other AI resources. It’s free of charge for basis use
Daniel Hu, 6D writes on Go theory
(1) How Alphazero has influenced Go strategy (pdf) here
(2) Approaches to static position analysis (pdf) here
We host the T Mark Hall reference collection along with other books donated or otherwise acquired
which in due course will be catalogued but it includes many works by John Fairbairn including:
Other texts include:
- 21st Century Dictionary of Basic Joseki
There is also a complete set of Go World
We also have a number of books available for loan free of charge to members. We will catalogue them here:
- 100 Tips for Amateur Players II – Youngsoon Yoon
- Baduk, Made Fun and Easy – Chinyung Nam
- Go for Beginners – Kaoru Iwamoto
- Teach Yourself Go – Charles Matthews
- Games of Go: A dozen fully commented games of Go – Neil Moffat
- Go By Example: Correcting common mistakes in double digit kyu play – Neil Moffat
- Jump Up, Level 1 – Yoo Chang-Hyuk
- More Go By Example: Improving single-digit kyu play – Neil Moffat
- The Second Book of Go – Richard Bozulich
All additions to the library gratefully received.