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Andy rated it really liked it Sep 15, His games are a treasure house of all the varied elements of the game, from the fuseki to the endgame, but in particular they provide amateur players with ideal material for studying the art of fighting in the middle game.

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Charlie Chapple rated it it was amazing Jan 31, 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 contains 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.

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Dan rated it it was amazing Aug 04, Shusaku was the leading player of the golden age of go in the midth century. Colleen Stone rated it really liked it Dec 19, They also offer up many alternative scenarios that may have worked better to the benefits of one player or the other.


I say if you love Go, you will respect the great players, and what better place to do that than this book that has great commentaries?

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.

Paperbackpages. Though it has taken me hundreds of hours to work through this book for the first time, I can easily see invincigle coming back time and again for further study for many years to come. Submit a new link. Um umitems rated it really liked it May 12, Careful, well-researched game analyses, carried out by top professional players, show you the world of Japanese professional go from the inside.

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Balladeer rated it it was amazing Aug 22, Alex Delogu rated it it was amazing Jul 23, The rest are solid reviews that will take me years to study. Actually not fully read, but I’m very confident that this book is extremely good book for Go-players. Just gamds 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.

Oct 03, JethOrensin rated it it was amazing. This is probably the best compilation of games currently available in print, and I highly gamed it for any new player.

Mike Malveaux rated it really liked it Dec 07, Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. The commentators offer up many diagrams showing alternative results of certain plays, and how that effect the out come.

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I finished reading what was “usual book content” within it. All the commentaries are published in English for the first time. Not sure of prices for the hardback tho The Games of Shusaku self. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


Dean rated it it was amazing Mar 02, Paulus Germanus rated it it was amazing Apr 21, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This book is worth more than it’s weight in gold to all students of Go and I recommand this book very highly. In the second section of the book are another fifty-eight non-commentated games for further study. 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.

Even if modern Go is very different from the s, the lessons in this book are hugely valuable.

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