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Paulus Germanus rated it it was amazing Apr 21, Even if modern Go is very different from the s, the lessons in this book are hugely valuable. They also offer up many alternative scenarios that may have worked better to the benefits of one player or the other. 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. Martin Putera rated it really liked it Apr 08, I’ve seen many books on Amazon with ridiculous prices, like in the ‘s of dollars.

Oct 03, JethOrensin rated it it was amazing. To my surprise today, this book is now a collectible? Invincible, the Game of Shusaku by John Power. 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.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Oct 21, Timo Lindi rated it it was amazing.

The rest are solid reviews that will take me years to study. We have discussions, go problems, game reviews, news, events, tournaments, lessons and more! Balladeer rated it it was amazing Aug 22, Lists with This Book. Tonydowler Dowler rated it it was amazing Feb 27, Dn rated it really liked it Apr 15, The print version is now basically invicible because of the SmartGo edition.


He has become known to later generations as the Saint of Go kisei and is recognized snusaku modern players as one of the great geniuses in the history of the game.

The main title matches ijvincible are: Finlay rated it really liked it Oct 11, Colleen Stone rated it really liked it Dec 19, Jordan Fontaine rated it it was amazing Apr 05, Submit a new link. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Aniket rated it really liked it Jan 12, On those rare occasions when he got into a bad position, he would display tremendous strength in fighting his way back into the lead.

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When its about, the paperback is fairly cheap. Open Preview See a Problem? 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. I have seen some math textbooks on amazon go from 40 to overnight.

Actually not fully read, but I’m very confident that this book is extremely good book for Go-players. Another feature of his go is his flexibility and willingness to experiment. Thanks for telling us about the problem. This book is worth more than it’s weight in gold to all students of Go and I recommand this book very highly. Here are some 20th century views of Shusaku: Modern go is still far from surpassing Shusaku.


Invincible, the Game of Shusaku by John Power

Want to Read saving…. In this way, the commentators are able to give precise examples of why certain moves are played and not others. To ask other readers questions about Invincible, the Game of Shusakuplease sign up. The seller is out of stock or very low stock and puts in a sky-high no-sale price to avoid having to delist and then relist the item. Dbyrne rated it it was amazing Sep 23, Submit a game for review Want shusakku 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 Games of Shusaku

He was unexcelled in his complete mastery of the strategic shhusaku and the practical techniques of go. Submit a new text post. Refresh and try again. Though it has taken me hundreds of hours to work through this book for the first time, I can easily see myself coming back time and again for further study for many years to come.