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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Submit a new link. The rest are solid reviews that will take me years to study.

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I wholeheartedly recommend buying the book and playing through all of the inviincible therein. Highlighted in this collection, are all of his Castle games in which he played in the presence of the Shogun, and many of his famous games such as his 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.

This is probably the best compilation of games currently available in print, and I highly recommend it for any new player.


Shusaku was the leading player of the golden age of go in the midth century. Return to Book Page. I own the book but I’m about to purchase the gobooks-version for the iPad. Mon Apr 20, This book has been widely acclaimed as a masterpiece on one of the greatest go players who ever lived.

Balladeer rated it it was amazing Aug 22, He was unexcelled in his complete mastery of the strategic principles and the practical zhusaku of go.

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I say if you love Go, you shuxaku respect the great players, and what better place to do that than this book that has great commentaries? The difference in style between the Go of s Japan and the Go of our times is not wildly different, even with the fuseki and joseki innovations of the past years. Tue Apr 21, 9: Want to Read saving…. I would say it is if you’re a SDK or stronger. The Games of Shusaku self. Seeing many good shapes in games eventually will help you play those shapes too.

Totally worth buying it! Nebogipfel rated it it was amazing Feb 15, Trying to replay a game with move deep diagrams is awful. Actually not fully read, but I’m very confident that this book is extremely good book for Go-players.


I finished reading what was “usual book content” within it.

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Books by John Power. Shusaku’s games are considered the best shuasku for aspiring professional players to study, especially his games with black. It’s so much nicer to play move by move through the diagrams and you can still use a wooden goban to replay certain moves. The flow of the game just feel so naturalso it’s worth the cost if only for the artistic value.

Recently bought series of ebooks about Honinbo Shuei there – very exciting reading! This book contains eighty reviewed games from his early career to the last games of his life.

All the commentaries are published in English for the first time. What is this game?


Dbyrne rated it it was amazing Sep 23, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. But isnt it a whole kifu in one diagram? Trivia About Shusakh, the G I probably also got it around 15k, but enjoyed it.