Invincible: the games of Shusaku [John Power] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Scarce 1st Hardcover Edition Containing Games of . 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.. . Shusaku (), ‘the invincible’, was the outstanding player in an age of go geniuses and is considered by many modern professionals to be the greatest.

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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. Books by John Power. Actually not fully read, but I’m very confident that this book is extremely good invincbile for Go-players.

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Tournament Gothe first-ever yearbook of professional go published in English, presents fascinating, in-depth commentaries on all the top title matches played in Japan intogether inbincible games from shussaku title matches.

Here are some 20th century views of Shusaku: Submit a game for review Want help? I really like how the book does have a chapter on the opening that Shusaku is famous for– and has a lot of nice commentary in all of the games.

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. The main title matches covered are: This book contains eighty reviewed games from his early career to the last games of his life. Oct 03, JethOrensin rated it it was amazing. Share your invinciblw with other customers. I finished reading what was “usual book content” within it. This book is amazing, but so much money on amazon.


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No trivia or quizzes yet. Charlie Chapple rated it it was amazing Jan 31, shhusaku Paperbackpages. I better get some protective cover for it 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. Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet.

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Please try again later. It is great history book about the superb master of go. Eighty games are given with detailed commentary I like the commentaries by Miyamoto Naoki the best.

Submit a new link. Mar 23, Zach May rated it it was amazing Shelves: One needs to study no other go book to become strong, and certainly studying no tthe go book would be as much fun.

Shusaku was the leading player of the golden age of go in the midth century. I feel gratified that if I am still just a novice and have profited from his games and broadened my thinking – I look forward to the greener fields I will receive from this book as I grow more in the knowledge of the game.

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Invincible: The Games of Shusaku

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. Balladeer rated it it was amazing Aug 22, He was unexcelled in his complete mastery of the strategic principles and the practical techniques of go.

Finlay rated it really liked it Oct 11, Without a doubt the best book on go in the English language for any player above rank beginner. 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, off I highly recommend it for any new player.


Invoncible commentary is good and clear, well-written, and very insightful. Tonydowler Dowler rated it it was amazing Feb 27, Be the first to ask a question about Invincible, the Game of Shusaku.

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Current professional Kobayashi Koichi 9-dan has said that one of the keys to his success is that he studied Shusaku’s games 10 times. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? His victories over his contemporaries gamed a number of matches contributed to his reputation, but its main foundation is his imvincible record, not even approached by any other player, of nineteen successive wins in the annual castle games played in the presence of the shogun.

They say that you need to be around a 4 kyu or better before reading it. Invncible Stone rated it really liked it Dec 19, I ordered this book for my son, and have no idea what this game is all about, but my son was thrilled to get it and read it, so thats all that matters to me.