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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He has become known to later generations as the Saint of Go kisei and is recognized by modern players as one of the great geniuses in the history of the game.

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Invincuble in or sign up in seconds. 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. I own the book but I’m about to purchase the gobooks-version for the iPad.

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Hi Skitarg, Actually it’s not such an easy question to answer, despite the impressions so far presented. If you are interested maybe just contact the seller and ask if you can buy at a lower price.

Dn rated it really liked it Apr 15, I invincibls also got it around 15k, but enjoyed it. Mon Apr 20, The difference in style between the Go of s Japan and the Go of our times is not wildly different, even with the fuseki and joseki innovations of the past years.

I have seen some math textbooks on amazon go from 40 to overnight. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Lucas rated it it was amazing Aug 18, The commentary is good and clear, well-written, and very insightful.


Invincible – The Games of Shusaku

Be the first to ask a question about Invincible, the Game of Shusaku. Geoff rated it it was amazing Oct 14, Not sure of prices for the hardback tho I wholeheartedly recommend buying the book and playing through all of the games therein.

Alex Delogu rated it it was amazing Jul 23, This book is worth more than it’s weight in gold to all students of Go and I recommand this book very highly. Balladeer rated it it was amazing Aug 22, 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, and I highly recommend it for any new player.

On those rare occasions when he got into a bad position, he would display tremendous strength in fighting his way back into the lead. This is probably the best compilation of games currently available in print, and I highly recommend it for any new player.

Mon Apr 20, 1: Tue Apr 21, 7: 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.

Colleen Stone shuasku it really liked it Dec 19, I’ve seen many books on Amazon with ridiculous prices, like in the ‘s of dollars. Actually not shusqku read, but I’m very confident that this invinclble is extremely good book for Go-players. When I put all my books up for sale I had overthat is one of only 3 I did not offer.

And isnt that like annoying? Jordan Fontaine rated it it was amazing Apr 05, Select a forum Life In 19x I think you can learn from these games just from seeing what good go looks like. The commentators offer up many diagrams showing alternative results of certain plays, and how that effect the out come.


Enough that when it came out on SmartGo Books I purchased it again. Dan rated it it was amazing Aug 04, The kifu in Invincible are divided into several diagrams to make it easy for readers to follow the commentary. Submit a game for review Want help? Um umitems rated it really liked it May 12, Dean rated it it invinciblle amazing Mar 02, It depends a lot on what is meant by “worth it”. For the games which are not heavily annotated there is only one diagram per page.

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 invincibl three game match series against Ota Yuzo, which contains some of the most facinating games I’ve ever studied, and even shusalu famous game against Gennan Inseki in which he played “the ear-reddening move of Shusaku.

The commentary is very deep and comprehensive. Shusaku’s games are considered the best model for aspiring professional players to study, especially his games with black. The Games of Shusaku self.

Previous topic Next topic. Totally worth buying it! Don’t know anything about kifu. 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. I can’t really say whether or not it is worth it if you’re weaker.