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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Increased confidence in my ability to identify tesuji in positions that once were obscure to me. Get Strong at Tesuji. A greater comfort level with tesuji as a whole.

It starts out with a problem test. Bet rated it it was amazing Feb 07, Porawet Wonggard rated it it was amazing Jan 10, Then returning to the beginning and tackling both the one-star and two-star problems.

Problem 1, 1 star. Is this book easy to read? Accurate analysis, spotting tesujis, and killing or rescuing stones ar the backbone of middle-game strength.

Book Review: Get Strong at Tesuji

Question about this book: 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. Lists with This Book.

This book contains problems from 9-stone to 2-stone handicaps. 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. Even strong players will be able to improve their tesuji skills through the repetitive practice provided by the problems in this book.

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One of the two most important skills in the endgame is the ability to calculate the value of a move. Here are problems systematically covering the standard invasions on the side and the corners, attacking corner enclosures, yesuji erasing large territorial frameworks. Dave Whipp rated it really liked it Jun 27, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

I am not sure. What is the format of the book? Want to Read saving…. A set of problems followed by their solutions and explanation.

The other important endgame skill is knowing the basic endgame tesujis.

This is the book that will bring your tactical ability up to that of an expert player. Get Strong at Tesuji continues the tradition of being a problem book that centers around giving readers numerous opportunities to practice their skills.

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Get Strong at Tesuji (Get Strong at Go Series)

Charlie Chapple rated it it was amazing Jun 15, Zach May rated it really liked it Mar 23, How do you win a lost game? Edit page Discuss page 3. 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.

Geg Line Though I was skeptical of the book at first, this book is actually very accessible to beginner and fet players though a bit more towards intermediate players who want to practice tesuji.

I think it would be really helpful to you! Get Strong at Joseki, Vol.

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. I am 20k in KGS, and am not so sure the book is correct.


In the problems in Part Three, you are asked to calculate the value of basic endgame moves, such as tesujo hane and connection moves made on the first, second, and third lines, and the value of endgame sequences that arise from commonly played josekis.

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Did they just put those level estimations in there for fun? As far as I know, the idea of drilling these bet is to recognise shapes in certain local situations which you can turn to your advantage.

Alex Delogu rated it it was amazing Jul 07, In addition, I always found it very difficult to identify tesuji in the middle of an actual game. After working your way through the endgame tesuji problems in Part Two, you will surely look at the endgame quite differently.

Robin rated it it was amazing Nov 12, These were the things that I was missing, at least.

Overall, I am very pleased with the quality of content and level of problems that this book provided. I guess I expected it to be more along the lines of the Tesuji book by Davies, but only filled with problems to solve.

Sam Beckett rated it it was amazing May 01,