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 probably also got it around 15k, but enjoyed it. Mar 23, Zach May rated it it was amazing Shusakj The flow of the game just feel so naturalso it’s worth the cost if only for the artistic value. Damn what that was a fast reply lol. Become a Redditor dhusaku subscribe to one of thousands of communities. They also offer up many alternative scenarios that may have worked better to the benefits of one player or the other.

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And isnt that like annoying? Users browsing this forum: The commentators offer up invinciboe diagrams showing alternative results of certain plays, and how that effect the out come. Refresh and try again.

Not sure of prices for the hardback tho Shusaku’s games provide countless lessons shysaku be learned about all areas of the game, including openings, josekis, tesujis, middle game fighting, Ko battles, and the end game.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. He was unexcelled in his complete mastery of the strategic principles and the practical techniques of go.

To ask other readers questions about Invincible, the Game of Shusakuplease sign up. Dean invinciblr it it was amazing Mar 02, Hi Skitarg, Actually it’s not such an easy question to answer, despite the impressions so far presented. Nico rated it it was amazing Jul 27, This book has been widely acclaimed as a masterpiece on one of the greatest go players who ever lived.

This book is worth more than it’s weight in gold to all students of Go and I recommand this book very highly. This way of playing is only possible if one has shusqku clear understanding of the principles of go and is blessed with superb positional judgement, and it also requires considerable self-confidence.

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I have the book and it has expanded my knowledge of Go considerably. Modern go is still far from surpassing Shusaku. Open Preview See a Problem?


Jordan Fontaine rated it it was amazing Apr 05, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Shusaku was the leading player of the golden age of go in the midth century.

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Colleen Stone rated it really liked it Dec 19, Hello Is it worth buying invincible? Whenever I see uncommon books with prices like that I usually assume is it auto-pricing bots malfunctioning. The commentary is good and clear, well-written, and very insightful. 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.

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. Don’t know anything about kifu. But isnt it a whole kifu in one diagram?