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Though it has taken me hundreds of hours to work through this book for the first time, I can easily see myself coming back time and again for further study for many years to come. Refresh and try again.
Ina cholera epidemic swept through Japan. Monkey Jump Workshop kr. Ina group of players gathered in invincivle mansion in Edo. This book has been widely acclaimed as a masterpiece on one of the greatest go players who ever lived. Ehusaku series had begun inwhen Ota was 46 and a 7 dan, while Shusaku was 24 years old and a 6 dan. Another feature of his go is his flexibility and willingness to experiment. Trying to replay a game with move deep diagrams is awful.
Invincible: The Games of Shusaku
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Dec 02, Jack rated it it was amazing Shelves: To ask other readers questions about Invincible, the Game of Shusakuplease sign up. Modern Master Games, Vol 1: The 22nd game was played in Ota's house, which was different than the others, considering they were played in more neutral venues. They also offer up many alternative scenarios that may have worked better to the benefits of one player or the other. The castle game with Ito Showa in is a good example of a game in which he reveals his latent strength.
Micah rated it it was amazing Nov 14, He was unexcelled in his complete mastery of the strategic shusa,u and the practical techniques of go. 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.
Shusaku's games are considered the best model for aspiring professional players to study, especially his games with black.
They say that you need to be around a 4 kyu or better before reading it.
Invincible: The Games of Shusaku by John Power (3 star ratings)
His grade also increased, he finally reached 7 dan, although it is not known exactly when—some think in while others say in Mar 23, Zach May rated it it was amazing Shelves: However, Jowa's title was posthumously revoked due to a biased account of his machinations in the Zain Danso towards obtaining the post of Meijin Godokoro. Shusaku played with a handicap of two stones, but Gennan found that Shusaku was too strong, so he called off the game.
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The Dawn of Tournament Go kr. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. He was nicknamed "Invincible" after he earned a perfect score for 19 straight wins in the annual castle games. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
In the following years, he made steady progress up the ranks, reaching 4 dan inafter which he again returned home for a prolonged period. Paperbackpages. His victories over his contemporaries in a number of matches contributed to his reputation, but its main invinciblee 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.