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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Mon Apr 20, 3: I believe that for anyone below 1-dan – and probably even dan-level – Invincible is definitely worth buying.
So look at some free ones — say at gogameguru — and if you find them interesting, you will probably like Invincible, because the commentaries are even better. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
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.
Invincible, the Game of Shusaku by John Power
Nico rated it it was amazing Jul 27, Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. Dean rated it it was amazing Mar 02, Highlighted in this collection, are all of his Castle games in which shysaku 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 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.
For the games which are invincilbe heavily annotated there is only one diagram per page. Select a forum Life In 19x When its about, the paperback is fairly cheap. Wed Feb 24, If you’ve got an iPad you can also buy it in digital format https: Invincibl games are considered the best model for aspiring professional players to study, especially his games with black.
Some are only moves long. Tue Apr 28, Even if modern Go is very different from the s, the lessons in this book are hugely valuable. 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.
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Invincible, the Game of Shusaku
The print version is now basically obsolete because of the SmartGo edition. Invincible, the Game of Shusaku by John Power.
This book is worth more than it’s weight in gold to all students of Go and I recommand this book very highly. This is an amazing collection. Mon Apr 20, 8: As far as appreciating the beauty shusakuu the games, the fine historical material in the book adds to that, too.
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Ivincible Putera rated it really liked it Apr 08, I would say it is if you’re a SDK or stronger. 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. Tue Apr 21, 9: Mon Apr 20, 5: Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet. They also offer up many alternative scenarios that may have worked better to the benefits of one player or the other.
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 shusaaku of the shogun. Submit a new text post.
Invincible – The Games of Shusaku
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. All the commentaries are published in English for the first time. The seller is out of stock or very low stock and puts in a sky-high no-sale price to avoid shuskau to delist and then relist the item.