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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Book Review: Get Strong at Tesuji – BenGoZen

In another section the reader is shown when zt is appropriate to expand his eye space and when he should fall back and play on a vital point. Finally, going back to the start and doing all the problems. 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. Michael Lloyd-Billington rated it really liked it Apr 17, Let me know if you ever have any questions.

A thorough study of the problems in this book will develop your overall sense of go strategy. In fact, life and death is regarded as so important that apprentices studying to become go professionals are required to spend many hours each day solving life-and-death problems in order to improve their analytical abilities.

Get Strong at Tesuji (Get Strong at Go Series)

Gotta read this one! Jimmy Koh rated it really liked it Dec 03, This often requires reading more than six moves deep and keeping a picture in your mind of the resulting positions of all variations. Is this book easy to read?


Refresh and try again. Alex Delogu rated it it was amazing Jul 07, Problem 1, 1 star. I felt the same way when I first did Get Strong at Tesuji Since you will, in general, want to play bigger moves before smaller ones, being able to determine the size of stronng moves will go a long way toward increasing your endgame strength.

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The problems are not categorized in any particular manner, but a new aspect to the design that I found very helpful is tsuji usage of stars in order to designate the problems difficulty. Although I had read many reviews of both books, I have to admit I was a bit surprised at some of the problems from the Get Strong at Tesuji book. Problem2 stars. Sat Jul 28, 5: After working your way through the endgame tesuji problems in Part Two, you will surely look at the endgame quite differently.

Then returning to the beginning and tackling both the one-star and two-star problems. Dimitrios rated it really liked it Feb 24, Get Strong at Attacking covers an often neglected phase of go: Positions in which you must determine whether a group is strongg 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 yet staging an upset.

Get Strong at Tesuji

Aaron rated it it was amazing Feb 07, Especially recommended for players who have just learned the rules. Renewed faith in my ability to eventually go back and attempt Tesuji Problems once again. This book makes studying the endgame easy.


Lists with This Book. Zach May rated it really liked it Mar 23, The problems ranged from 1 star easy to 4 stars difficult.

Open Preview See a Problem? 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.

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So I was hoping that this book would give me a better foothold in identifying tesuji in tesujl shapes and positions that might arise in my games. While the book covers a goodly number of different tesuji, particular emphasis is placed on double shortage of libertiessnapbackforcing movestwirl and two stone edge squeeze.

Get Strong at Tesuji Part 6 of the series: This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Explanations and solutions are short and clear cut.

The discussions look at the solution not only from Black’s point of view but from White’s as well. Daniel Jeffries rated it it was amazing Aug 03, Aniket rated it really liked it Jan 12,