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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Aniket rated it really liked it Jan 12, Especially recommended for players who have just learned the rules. The problems in this book illustrate: Select a forum Life In 19x Though strpng is no introductory section on the techniques that are used in the book, something that I want to remind readers out there is that the concept of tesuji is to find a move that works in your favor no matter how your opponent responds.

Edit page Discuss page 3. Users browsing this forum: It would be an exaggeration to say that most games are decided in the endgame, but for sure a great many upsets are pulled off at this stage.

Get Strong at Tesuji (Get Strong at Go Series) by Richard Bozulich

I really don’t know though The first time solving only the easiest problems one-star rating. Since you will, in general, want to play bigger moves before smaller ones, being able to determine the size of strohg moves will go a long way toward increasing your endgame strength. Positions in which you ay determine whether a group is alive or dead occur in almost every game, and the player whose skill at killing a group or finding the moves that will give his own group two eyes stands the better chance of staging an upset.

Crygen rated it really liked it Dec 31, Want to Read Currently Reading Read.


For errata, see http: Part Two contains life-and-death problems of positions that arise from josekis and their variants. So, I was actually getting quite a few of the initial problems wrong, even some of the one-star problems. Contains easy to intermediate problems of every fesuji of tesuji. Provides a lot of opportunities for practice and reinforcement of common tesuji techniques.

Get Strong at Tesuji (Get Strong at Go Series)

Porawet Wonggard rated it it was amazing Jan 10, Jovany Agathe rated it it was ok Dec 11, The abstract hints in the book can serve as general questions you can ask yourself while playing: The final part presents 64 problems for the reader to review and practice applying the principles learned in Parts Tesuju and Two. The book is strog suited to quick work On the other hand, stronv your opening and middle game are not so strong, the surest way to stage an upset is to become a strong endgame player.

Ramon Mercado rated it it was amazing Jan 19, I guess I expected it to be more along the lines of the Tesuji book by Davies, but only filled with problems to solve. Though tesjji techniques can be neatly categorized and labelled, it would be impossible to collectively explain every technique that might ever arise in your game.

It is not enough to be able to solve the problems, you must be able to solve them quickly and consistently.

Some things to look for — sente versus gote, the size of follow-up moves, follow-ups that are sente versus strongg, whether stones are cut, whether stones can be cut, the value of storng. May 12, Tim rated it really liked it.

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Tonydowler Dowler rated it really liked it Feb 27, Each problem is rated for difficulty at one of four levels varying from to 1-kyu up to a few dan level problems. Anuzis rated it liked it Sep 05, Google [Bot] and 2 guests. I got it, and can do most 2 star questions, and the book says that 2 stars is in the k level.


Get Strong at Tesuji Posted: Get Strong at Go Series By: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The problems ranged from 1 star easy to 4 stars difficult. Also included are a complete explanation of the status of the bent-four-in-the-corner shape and ten-thousand-year ko.

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The answers for those 6 problems are on the following page the left-hand pages, the even page numbers. Did they just put those level estimations in there for fun? Yanzhang rated it really liked it Dec 14, The book ends with 28 problems on 11×11 boards which illustrate the interplay between different-valued endgame moves in realistic situations. Ok, I am still getting used to editing pages, so if I make errors, please correct them: Problem4 stars.

The last two sections of this part present a thorough analysis of the comb formation and the carpenter’s square. What is the srrong of the book? Michael Lloyd-Billington rated strog really liked it Apr 17, Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Players often come out of the opening with etsuji clear lead, only to see it dwindle away in the endgame. Given minutes I generally can solve all the Dan tesujji questions I’m about 5k but in actual games I wouldn’t even try reading to the same depth. Studying these problems will help you understand when to forgo sente moves for gote ones, or when to go on the initiative with a sente move.