Some material has never been published in English before, such as details of the Atomic Bomb Game. The Go Companion also includes the first accurate translation of the famous go scenes in The Tale of Genji, and a fascinating attempt to explain Go Seigen's ideas about the game. For a complete list of topics, see the table of contents included in the sample pages.
The image on the cover was created by Mark Odaka, known in the go community as 'tweet' of IGS. Many more pictures in the classical style can be seen in the IGS Art Gallery at www.pandanet.co.jp.