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This book does full justice to a year of outstanding go with a detailed coverage of all the top title games.

Open Preview See a Problem? Nebogipfel rated it it was amazing Feb 15, His victories over his contemporaries in a number of matches contributed to his reputation, but its main foundation is his perfect record, not even approached by any other player, of nineteen successive wins in the annual castle games played in the presence of the shogun.

Lucas rated it it was amazing Aug 18, Shusaku’s games are considered the best model for aspiring professional players to study, especially his games with black. When its about, the paperback is fairly cheap. The commentary is very deep and comprehensive.

They say that you need to be around a 4 kyu or better before reading it.

Geoff rated it it was amazing Oct 14, I have seen some math textbooks on amazon go from 40 to overnight. The print version is now basically obsolete because of the SmartGo edition.

Invincible – The Games of Shusaku

On those rare occasions when he got into a bad position, he would display tremendous strength in fighting his way back into the lead. Highlighted in this collection, are all of his Castle games in which he played in the presence of the Shogun, and many of his famous games such as his twenty three game match series against Ota Yuzo, which shhusaku some of the most facinating games I’ve ever studied, and even his famous game against Gennan Inseki in which he played “the ear-reddening move of Shusaku.


Submit a invincilbe link. This book has been widely acclaimed as a masterpiece on one of the greatest go players who ever lived. I eagerly await further books that cover the careers of today’s hottest and best Go players in the same manner that John Power has covered Shusaku.

Nico rated it it was amazing Jul 27, No trivia or quizzes yet. He has become known to later generations as the Saint of Go kisei and is recognized by modern players as one of the great geniuses in the history of the game. Submit a game for review! Dn rated it really liked it Apr 15, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. 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.

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Dec 02, Jack rated it it was amazing Shelves: Careful, well-researched game analyses, carried out by top professional players, show you the world of Japanese professional go from the inside. Jan 25, Damon rated it it was amazing Shelves: Dbyrne rated it it was amazing Sep 23, Mar 23, Zach May rated it it was amazing Shelves: They also offer up many alternative scenarios that may have worked better to the benefits of one player or the other.


Actually not fully read, but I’m very confident that this book is extremely good book for Go-players.

Submit a game for review Shksaku help? Even if modern Go is very different from the s, the lessons in this book are hugely valuable.

Another feature of his go is his flexibility and willingness to experiment. Want to Read saving…. It is not an exaggeration to say that all the principles and all the techniques of go are embodied in concentrated form in Shusaku’s go.

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Finlay rated it really liked it Oct 11, In this way, the commentators are able to give precise examples of why certain moves are played and not others.

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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.

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