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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Here are some 20th century views of Shusaku: Of course, if you want to follow the games of current top pro Go players, it’s better to replay games by players such as Yamashita Keigo, Park Yeong-hun, Chen Yaoye, or Gu Li.

Careful, well-researched game analyses, carried out by top professional players, show you the world of Japanese professional go from the inside.

He was unexcelled in his complete mastery of the strategic principles and the practical techniques of go. In this way, the commentators are able to give precise examples of why certain moves are played and not others.

If you are interested maybe just contact the seller and ask if you can buy at a lower price. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. 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.

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 twenty three game match series against Ota Yuzo, which contains some of the most facinating games I’ve ever stud Shusaku was one of the leading players of the mid 19th century, who’s innovations and style in joseki’s and fighting are still played today.


Invincible – The Games of Shusaku

Martin Putera rated it really liked it Apr 08, The print version is now basically obsolete because of the SmartGo edition. 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.

Be the first to ask a question about Invincible, the Game of Shusaku. Nico rated it it was amazing Jul 27, It’s cool though – you can click through the SGFs. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Some are only moves long.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Oct 21, Timo Lindi rated it it was amazing.

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The flow of the game just feel so naturalso it’s worth the cost if only for the artistic value. Actually not fully read, but I’m very confident that this book is extremely good book for Inviincible. Mon Apr 20, We have discussions, go problems, game reviews, news, events, tournaments, lessons and more!

Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. Dec 02, Jack rated it it was amazing Shelves: Mon Apr 20, 9: Thats the only thing that actually makes me unsure wether i should buy the book. Previous topic Next topic. If you want just to replay the games and skip the commentary, that’s fine. This book has been widely acclaimed as a masterpiece on one of the greatest go players who ever lived. Oct 03, JethOrensin rated it it was amazing. Which means that you will be able invvincible make it to shodan slowly but surely.


This book is worth more than it’s weight in gold to all students of Go and I recommand this book very highly. Recently bought series of ebooks about Honinbo Shuei there – very exciting reading! I would say it is if you’re a SDK or stronger. He has become known to later generations as the Saint of Go kisei shueaku is recognized by modern players as one of the great geniuses in the history of the game. 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.


I believe that for anyone below 1-dan – and probably even dan-level – Invincible is definitely worth buying.

I have the book and it has expanded my knowledge of Go considerably. Log in or sign up in seconds. Martin rated it it was amazing Apr 24, I say if you love Go, you will respect the great players, and shusau better place to do that than this book that has great commentaries? Colleen Stone rated it really liked it Dec dhusaku, Return to Book Page. Submit a new text post. The seller is out of stock or very low stock and puts in a sky-high no-sale price to avoid having to delist and then relist the item.

I finished reading what was “usual book content” within it. When I put all my books up for sale I had overthat is one of only 3 I did not offer. Also, there are many uncommented games, showing only the relevant information and the kifu. Whenever I see uncommon books with prices like that I invibcible assume is it auto-pricing bots malfunctioning.