Bibliography

Here is a short list of books dealing with strategy games like abalone.

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Roger CAILLOIS
Man, Play and Games [Les jeux et les hommes], 1957 (translated in 1961)

Yumi HOTTA (Story) / Takeshi OBATA (Art)
H
ikaru no Go (ヒカルの碁), since 1998

Johan HUIZINGA
Homo Ludens, a study of the play element in culture, 1939 (translated in 1955)
[Homo Ludens. Versuch einer Bestimmung des Spielelements der Kultur]

Vladimir NABOKOV
The Defense [Защита Лужина], 1930

SUN Tzu
The Art of War [孫子兵法], 5th century BC

Stefan ZWEIG
The Royal Game [Schachnovelle], 1942