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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Given minutes I generally can solve all the Dan level questions I’m stronng 5k but in actual games I wouldn’t even try reading to the same depth. Daniel Jeffries rated it it was amazing Aug 03, The book is well suited to quick work Even strong players will be able to improve their tesuji skills through the repetitive practice provided by the problems in this book.

Get Strong at Tesuji (Get Strong at Go Series)

Max rated it it was amazing Oct 02, The problems begin with an analysis of the Chinese, niren-sei, sanren-seiShusaku, and tatsuki diagonal fusekis as well tsuji other important opening strategies. The final part presents 64 problems for the reader to review and practice applying the principles learned in Parts One and Two.

Holger Maerz rated it it was amazing Jun 03, Users browsing this forum: And for those who might be wondering how difficult the 3 star problems are, I am approximately 4 kyu at this time and found them to be manageable. This is one of the few books in English to have a focus on timing at this skill level.

The problems ranged from 1 strojg easy to 4 stars difficult.

Though some techniques can be neatly categorized and labelled, it would be impossible to collectively explain every technique that might ever arise in your game. Especially recommended for players who have just learned the rules. Lists with This Book.


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. Explanations and solutions are short and clear cut. Want to Read saving…. I felt the same way when I first did Get Strong at Tesuji I am 20k in KGS, and am not so sure the book is correct. Luckily for me though, I did not let my dread delay me any longer and I am so glad that I finally got opened it up!

Dimitrios rated it really liked it Feb 24, If combined with a study of tesuji and life-and-death problems, your quest to become a dan-level player will be that much easier.

There is a nice repetition of techniques that are dispersed throughout the book to allow for excellent reinforcement of the technique. Accurate analysis, spotting tesujis, and killing or rescuing stones are the backbone of middle-game strength. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Also included are a complete explanation of the status of the bent-four-in-the-corner shape and ten-thousand-year ko. You will also 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.

Solving a life-and-death problem requires the reading out of the solution as well as the numerous variations and moves that the opponent may respond with. Aaron rated it it was amazing Feb 07, You cannot post new topics in this forum You cannot reply to topics in this forum You cannot edit your posts in this forum You cannot delete your posts in this forum You cannot post attachments in this forum. Paperbackpages. Sam Beckett rated it it was amazing May 01, By studying tesuji in this way, you will sharpen your intuitive skills to the point that you will be able to find the right tesuji in your games at a glance.


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In stronng problems in Part Three, you are asked to calculate the value of basic endgame moves, such as various hane and connection moves made on the first, second, and third lines, and the value of endgame sequences that arise from commonly played josekis. Sat Jul 28, 5: Unless you’re already strong in the stronf, expect to do badly.

Alternatively, you can come back to the problems after you’ve gained a few stones, at which point the final position if not the tesuji that leads to it will be obvious.

Get Strong at Tesuji Part 6 of the series: Answers are generally 3 or 5 moves. Open Preview See a Problem? In many of the standard patterns presented, small changes are made in the configuration of nearby stones and the effect on the status of the group under siege is illustrated in a series of problems. The problems in this book illustrate: Finally, there is a full board endgame problem in which a professional plays against another professional, then from the same position plays against an amateur dan player.

I’d love to be corrected here, since I know I could be wrong and mostly write this post to see if I am wrong. As far as I know, the idea of drilling these problems is to recognise shapes in certain local situations which you can turn to your advantage.

Problem3 stars. At that point you will be anxious to try out your newly developed skill with your go-playing friends, at your local go club, or on the Internet.