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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Dean rated shusaki it was amazing Mar 02, 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.

The rest are solid reviews that will take me years to study.

Invincigle know anything about kifu. Shusaku’s games are considered the best model for aspiring professional players to study, especially his games with black. Even if modern Go is very different from the s, the lessons in this book are hugely valuable. Martin rated it it was amazing Apr 24, I don’t know what knvincible deal is with Amazon. I can’t really say whether or not it is worth it if you’re weaker.


But isnt it a whole kifu in one diagram? I would say it is if you’re a SDK or stronger. Nebogipfel rated it it was amazing Feb 15, Tue Apr 21, 7: The commentators ahusaku up many diagrams showing alternative results of certain plays, and how that effect the out come.

Invincible, the Game of Shusaku

Which means that you will be able to make it to shodan slowly but surely. Micah rated it it was amazing Nov 14, Can’t find it on Amazon except for paperback version.

Submit a game for review Want help? Mon Dec 31, 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. Sun Apr 19, Does this book exist in electronic format for Kindle? He was unexcelled in his complete mastery of the strategic principles and the practical techniques of go. Recently bought series of ebooks about Honinbo Shuei there – very exciting reading!

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Hi Skitarg, Actually it’s not such an easy question to answer, despite the impressions so far presented. 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.

Google [Bot] and 1 guest. Also, there are many uncommented games, showing only the relevant information and the kifu. When I put all my books up for sale I had overthat is one of only 3 I did not offer.


Invincible – The Games of Shusaku at Sensei’s Library

If not, well, buy a problem book instead or something. Colleen Stone rated it really liked it Dec 19, In the second section of the book are another fifty-eight non-commentated games for further study.

Enough that when it came out on SmartGo Books I purchased it again.

The print version is now basically obsolete because of the SmartGo edition. It’s cool though innvincible you can click through the SGFs. I own the book but I’m about to purchase the gobooks-version for the iPad.

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. In this way, the commentators are able to give precise examples of why certain moves are played and not others. Dn rated it really liked it Apr 15, Whenever I see uncommon books with prices like that I usually assume is it auto-pricing bots malfunctioning.