Get Strong at Tesuji (Get Strong at Go Series) has 34 ratings and 1 review: Published April 1st by Kiseido Publishing Co, pages, Paperback. I had been wanting some more problem/tsumego books and recently picked up Get Strong at Tesuji and Life and Death problems at my. : Get Strong at Tesuji (Get Strong at Go Series) (Beginner and Elementary Go Books) () by Richard Bozulich and a great.

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Yanzhang rated it really liked it Dec 14, The book contains problems, the right-hand pages odd page numbers contain 6 problems. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I imagine stronger players will do the book and not look at the hint and just the board to see what they instinctively recognise or not from shape. Divided into three parts, the first systematically covers the basics of life and death, starting with the att concept of eye space.

The problems are not categorized in any particular manner, but a new aspect to the design that I found very helpful is the usage of stars in order to designate the problems difficulty.

You will ta find that the key to winning handicap games with white is not necessarily to study handicap openings and josekis, but to get strong in the endgame.


Unless you’re already strong in the endgame, expect to do badly. Sam Beckett rated it it was amazing May 01, You don’t get strong concrete hints in games. What is the format of the book? Especially recommended for players who have just learned the rules. Get Strong at Attacking covers an often neglected phase of go: Also included are a complete explanation of the status of the bent-four-in-the-corner shape and ten-thousand-year ko.

This book is an ideal introduction to the field of fuseki and should be studied by every beginning player.

After the players have mapped out their spheres of influence in the opening, invading these areas is a basic technique of the middle game.

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Robin rated it it was amazing Nov 12, Some things to look for — sente versus gote, the size of follow-up moves, follow-ups that are sente versus gote, whether stones are cut, whether stones can be cut, the value of stones. Such activity can be likened to mental weight training. The abstract hints in the book can serve as general questions you can ask yourself while playing: The answers af those 6 problems are on the following page the left-hand pages, the even page numbers.

This is the book that will bring your tactical ability up tesuij that of an expert player.


Book Review: Get Strong at Tesuji

Only one sgrong, consisting of a single diagram, is provided to each problem. I am 20k in KGS, and am not so sure the book is correct. Bottom Line Though I was skeptical of the book at first, this book is actually very accessible to beginner and intermediate players though a bit more towards intermediate players who want to practice tesuji. One of the two most important skills in the endgame is the ability to calculate the value of a move.

Here are problems systematically covering the standard invasions on the side and the corners, attacking corner enclosures, and erasing large territorial frameworks.

Get Strong at Tesuji (Get Strong at Go Series)

What aspects can be improved on? Problem4 stars. What did I gain from reading this book?

Holger Maerz rated it it was amazing Jun 03, You might want to see if you can do better than the amateur and perhaps even match the professional’s result after you have studied the contents of this book. The problems in this book illustrate: Just a moment while we strlng you in to your Goodreads account.

Problem2 stars. Finally, going back to the start and doing all the problems.