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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I did not find it useful at that level, and have never re-opened it. Highlighted in this collection, are all of his Castle games in which he played in the presence shuzaku the Shogun, and many of his famous games such as shuszku twenty three game match series against Ota Yuzo, which contains some of the most facinating games I’ve ever studied, and even his famous game against Gennan Inseki in which he played “the ear-reddening move of Shusaku.

Jordan Fontaine rated it it was amazing Apr 05, So look at some free ones — say at gogameguru — and if you find them syusaku, you will probably like Invincible, because the invincoble are even better. I have seen some math textbooks on amazon go from 40 to overnight.

Paulus Germanus rated it it was amazing Apr 21, Mon Apr 20, 8: Page 1 of 1. Is it worth buying invincible? Also, there are many uncommented games, showing only the relevant information dhusaku the kifu.

Martin rated it it was amazing Apr 24, All the commentaries are published in English for the first time. Most of them are 30 to 50 moves long.


I say if you love Go, you will respect the great players, and what better place to do that than this book that has great commentaries? Submit a new link.

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But isnt it a whole kifu in one diagram? I probably also got it around 15k, but enjoyed it. Want to add to the discussion? Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. His games are a treasure house of all the varied elements of the game, from the fuseki to the endgame, but in particular they provide amateur players with ideal material for studying the art of fighting in the middle game.

Mar 23, Zach May rated it it was amazing Shelves: Those sellers have no idea what the book is and their bots just prices like everyone else which means occasionally the bots can have a group consensus that runs away to unreasonable prices. Be the first to ask a question about Invincible, the Game of Shusaku.

Um umitems rated it really liked it May 12, This book does full justice to a year of outstanding go with a detailed coverage of all the top title games. They say that you need to be around a 4 kyu or better before reading it.

It’s cool though – you can click through the SGFs. This shuusaku an amazing collection. But for the heavily annotated games there are several diagrams per game. Open Preview See a Problem?


That’s a placeholder price. Books by John Power. Whenever I see uncommon books with prices like that I usually assume is it auto-pricing bots malfunctioning. 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. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy.


Nico rated it it was amazing Jul 27, To my surprise today, this book is now a collectible? 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.

For the games which are shusxku heavily annotated there is only one diagram per page. To ask ibvincible readers questions about Invincible, the Game of Shusakuplease sign up. Dbyrne rated it it was amazing Sep 23, Some are only moves long. Shusakk a new text post. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Andy rated it really liked it Sep 15, I have the book and it has expanded my knowledge of Go considerably. The commentary is good and clear, well-written, and very insightful. Trying to replay a game with move deep diagrams is awful.

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Shusaku’s games are considered the best model for aspiring professional players to study, especially his games with black. Can’t find it on Amazon except for paperback version. Wed Feb 24, 1: 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.