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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Question about this book: The preface to the book recommends spending about 10 seconds on each problem, solve all the problems on a page tezuji move on to the answers. Unless you’re already strong in the endgame, expect to do badly. There is a nice repetition of techniques that are dispersed throughout the book to allow for excellent reinforcement of the technique. In the problems in Part Three, you are asked to calculate the value of basic endgame moves, such as various hane and connection moves made on the first, second, and third lines, and the value of endgame sequences that arise from commonly played josekis.

Book Review: Get Strong at Tesuji – BenGoZen

By studying tesuji in this way, you will sharpen your intuitive skills to the point that you will be able to find the right tesuji in your games at a glance. 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 teuji.

Crygen rated it really liked it Dec 31, The answers for those 6 problems att on the following page the left-hand pages, the even page numbers. After the players have mapped out their spheres of influence in the opening, invading these areas is a basic technique of the middle game.

This is the book that will bring your tactical ability up to that of an expert player. This is one of the few books in English to have a focus on timing at this skill level. Srrong, the srtong essential tesujis used to kill groups are introduced: Some things to look for — sente versus gote, the size of follow-up moves, follow-ups that are sente versus gote, whether stones are cut, whether stones can be cut, the value of stones.

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Part Two contains life-and-death problems of positions that arise from josekis and their variants. 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 zt.


The book ends with 28 problems on 11×11 boards which illustrate the interplay between different-valued endgame moves in realistic situations.

Get Strong at Tesuji

Refresh and try again. Get Strong at Go Series By: These were the things that I was missing, at least.

Problem 1, 1 star. Return to Book Page.

Bottom Line Though I was skeptical of the book at first, this book is actually very accessible to beginner and intermediate players though a bit more towards intermediate players who want to practice tesuji. In addition, the diagrams are not complicated, so the solutions are easy to follow.

Get Strong at Tesuji (Get Strong at Go Series)

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 Description: Finally, there is a full board endgame problem in which a professional plays against another professional, then from the same position plays against an amateur dan player.

Books by Richard Bozulich. Get Strong at Tesuji.