Invincible, the Game of Shusaku has 56 ratings and 7 reviews. Damon said: Shusaku was one of the leading players of the mid 19th century, who’s innovatio.. . “Invincible: The Games of Shusaku,” John Power’s classic and widely-acclaimed masterpiece on one of the greatest go players who ever lived. Is listed for $??! To my surprise today, this book is now a collectible? I bought it for $40 15 years or so ago. Some are listed at $ I.

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Don’t know anything about kifu. Tue Apr 21, 9: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Submit a game for review Want help? The commentary is very deep and comprehensive. At my level, I certainly can’t understand all the intricacy of the games, but at the very least sometime thanks to the comment I can see the talent of the players and appreciate the beauty of their go.

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. Page 1 of 1.

He was unexcelled in his complete mastery of the strategic principles and the practical techniques of go. As a start, what’s your shuszku. Oct 21, Timo Lindi rated it it was amazing. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

It’s cool though – you can click through the SGFs. Return to Book Page. If you are interested maybe just contact the seller and ask if you can buy at a lower price. Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet.


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I own the book but I’m about to purchase the gobooks-version for the iPad. Totally worth buying it! As far as appreciating the beauty of the games, the fine historical material in the book adds invincib,e that, too.

Wed Apr 22, 2: They also offer up many alternative scenarios that may have worked better to the benefits of one player or the other. Want to add to the discussion?

Google [Bot] and 1 guest. 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? When its about, the paperback is fairly cheap.

Seeing many good shapes in games eventually will help you play those shapes too. This book is worth more than it’s weight in gold to all students of Go and I recommand this book very highly. Dec 02, Jack rated it it was amazing Shelves: Shusaku’s games are considered the best model for aspiring professional players to study, especially his games with black.

Colleen Stone rated it really liked it Dec 19, Wed Feb 24, This book contains eighty reviewed games from his early career to the last games of his life. Lists with This Book. I better get some protective cover for it Charlie Chapple rated it it was amazing Jan 31, Modern go is still far from surpassing Shusaku. Damn what that was a fast reply lol. I finished reading what was “usual book content” within it.


It’s so much nicer to play move by move through the diagrams and you can still use a wooden goban to replay certain moves. Which means that you will be able to make it to shodan slowly but surely.

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I did not find it useful at that level, and have never re-opened it. The commentary is good and clear, well-written, and very insightful.

Even if modern Go is very different from the s, the lessons in this book are hugely This is probably the best compilation of games currently available in print, and I highly recommend it for any new player.

Hello Is it worth buying invincible? Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. Paperbackpages. Um umitems rated it really liked it May 12, But isnt it a whole kifu in one diagram?

I would say it is if you’re a SDK or shhusaku. This book does full justice to a year of outstanding go with a detailed coverage of all the top title games. Log in or sign up in seconds. I eagerly await further books ivnincible cover the careers of today’s hottest and best Go players in the same manner that John Power has covered Shusaku. The commentators offer up many diagrams showing alternative results of certain plays, and how that effect the out come. invinxible

That’s a placeholder price. Does this book exist in electronic format for Kindle? Whenever I see uncommon books with prices like that I usually assume is it auto-pricing bots malfunctioning. Users browsing this forum: