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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Alex Delogu rated it it was amazing Jul 23, Charlie Chapple rated it it was amazing Jan 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. I own the book but I’m about to purchase the gobooks-version for the iPad. Wed Feb 24, 1: Submit a game for review! Andy rated it really liked it Sep 15, Lucas rated it it was amazing Aug 18, Those sellers have no idea what the book is and their bots just prices like everyone else which means occasionally the bots can have a group consensus that runs away to unreasonable prices.

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This book is worth more than it’s weight in gold to all students of Go and I recommand this book very highly. I finished reading what was “usual book content” within it. Though it has taken me hundreds of hours to work through this book for the first time, I can easily shuasku myself coming back time and again for further study for many years to come.


Select a forum Life In 19x Hello Is it worth buying invincible? 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.

Mike Malveaux rated it really liked it Dec 07, Trying to replay a game with move deep diagrams is awful. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Um umitems rated it really liked it May 12, Open Preview See a Problem?

I have the book and it has expanded my knowledge of Go invinciblee.

Invincible, the Game of Shusaku by John Power

Refresh and try again. Sun Apr 19, They say that you need to be around a 4 kyu or better before reading it. He was unexcelled in his complete mastery of the strategic principles and the practical techniques of go.

The Games of Shusaku self. Micah rated it it was amazing Nov 14, Balladeer rated it it was amazing Aug 22, The print version is now basically obsolete because of the SmartGo edition. I did not find it useful at that level, and have never re-opened it.

Tue Apr 21, 9: Jordan Fontaine rated it it was amazing Apr 05, This book does full justice to a year of outstanding go with suusaku detailed coverage of all the top title games. I bought it at 15k. On those rare occasions when he got into a bad position, he would display tremendous strength in fighting his way back into the lead.


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If not, well, buy a problem book instead or something. In this way, the commentators are able to give precise examples shuxaku why certain moves are played and not others.

Invincible, the Game of Shusaku

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 presence of the shogun. 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. When its about, the paperback is fairly cheap.

I would say it is if you’re a SDK or stronger. I better get some protective cover for it Trivia About Invincible, the G The commentators offer up many diagrams showing alternative results of certain plays, and how that effect the out come.

Page 1 of 1. Dean rated it it was amazing Mar 02, Of course, if you want to follow the games of current top pro Go players, it’s better to replay games by players such as Yamashita Keigo, Park Yeong-hun, Chen Yaoye, or Gu Li. Jan 25, Damon rated it it was amazing Shelves: It’s cool though – you can click invinicble the SGFs. The commentary is very deep and comprehensive.