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Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. Modern go is still far from surpassing Shusaku. I don’t know what the deal is with Amazon. This book is worth more than it’s weight in gold to all students of Go and I recommand this book very highly. When its about, the paperback is fairly cheap. Shusaku was one of the leading players of the mid 19th century, who’s innovations and style in joseki’s and fighting are still played today.

Books by John Power. Micah rated it it was amazing Nov 14, That’s a placeholder price. Tournament Gothe first-ever yearbook of professional go published in English, presents fascinating, in-depth commentaries on all the top title matches played in Japan intogether with games from international title matches. This book has been widely acclaimed as a masterpiece on one of the greatest go players who ever lived. He was unexcelled in his complete mastery of the strategic principles and the practical techniques of go.

The main title matches covered are: This book does full justice to a year of outstanding go with a detailed coverage of all the top title games. Return to Book Page. Open Preview See a Problem? They say that you need to be around a 4 kyu or better before reading it. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Submit a new text post. Nico rated it it was amazing Jul 27, Andy rated it really liked it Sep 15, Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet.


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Alex Delogu rated it it was amazing Jul 23, Submit a new link. It is not an exaggeration to say that all the principles and all the techniques of invinccible are embodied in concentrated form in Shusaku’s go. Aniket rated it really liked it Jan 12, Dean rated it it was amazing Mar 02, I say if you love Go, you gaes respect the great players, and what better place to do that than this book that has great commentaries?

This is an amazing collection.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The castle game with Ito Showa in is a good example of a game in which he reveals his latent strength.

Um umitems rated it really liked it May 12, Dbyrne rated it it was amazing Sep 23, Just playing out the diagrams and following along with the commentary will show the reader the flow of each game, where the big decisions are being made, how things might have gone differently, reasons for caution, etc.

Invincible, the Game of Shusaku by John Power

Trying to replay a game with move deep diagrams is awful. Actually not fully read, oc I’m very confident that this book is extremely good book for Go-players.

Log in or sign up in seconds. This way of playing is only possible if one has a clear understanding of the principles of go and is blessed with superb positional judgement, and it also requires considerable self-confidence.


Submit a game for review! In this way, the commentators are able to give precise examples of why certain moves are played and not others. Shusaku was the leading player of the golden age of go in the midth century.

Invincible: the Games of Shusaku

Paulus Germanus rated it it was amazing Apr 21, Jan sshusaku, Damon rated it it was amazing Shelves: Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. Highlighted in this collection, are all of his Castle games in which he played in the presence invvincible the Shogun, and many of his famous games such as his twenty three game match series against Ota Yuzo, which contains some of the most facinating games I’ve ever stud Shusaku was one of the leading players of the mid 19th century, who’s innovations and style in joseki’s and fighting are still played today.

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The commentary is very deep and comprehensive. Whenever I see uncommon books with prices like that I usually assume is it auto-pricing bots malfunctioning. Finlay rated it really liked it Oct 11, Shuaaku those rare occasions when he got into a bad position, he would display tremendous strength in fighting his way back into the lead.