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K Get Strong at Joseki, Vol. 1 problems on josekis arising from playing the first corner move on the point. K Get Strong at Joseki, Vol. 2. : Get Strong at Joseki 1 (Beginner and Elementary Go Books) ( ) by Richard Bozulich and a great selection of similar New, Used . Get Strong at Joseki 1. Description: In the second volume of the Get Strong at Go Series, Bozulich familiarizes the reader with 11 basic josekis.

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To ask other readers questions about Get Strong at the Joseki 1please sign up. This is the book that will bring your tactical ability up to that of an expert player. The remainder of the problems are designed to hammer home to the reader the basic principles of the fuseki. Most books on joseki list endless variations, leaving it up to the readers to fend for themselves in applying these josekis to their games.

This book contains problems from 9-stone to 2-stone handicaps. Refresh and try again. 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.

The final part presents 64 problems for the reader to review and practice applying the principles learned in Parts One and Two.

David Leroy added it Mar 22, In many of the standard patterns presented, small changes are made in the configuration of nearby stones and the effect on the status of the group under siege is illustrated in a series strohg problems. The book ends with 28 problems on 11×11 boards which illustrate the interplay between different-valued endgame moves in realistic situations.


There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Open from Monday to Saturday.

Memorization then comes effortlessly, making this the perfect joseki book for all players. Next, the three essential tesujis used to kill groups are introduced: PC board spare parts.

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Back to the list. Rikhon Sharif marked it as to-read Jan 13, Alexey Vyskubov marked it as to-read Jan 17, Christmas Eve and from Igor marked it as to-read Oct 07, What aspects can be improved on? To read the introductory chapter. More specifically, study this book and you will really get strong wtrong the endgame. Do you have ioseki questions, comments or suggestions? A fantastic way for players to gain a better josseki on using joseki instead of simply memorizing them.

The last two sections of this part present a thorough analysis of the comb formation and the carpenter’s square. After the players have mapped out their spheres of influence in the opening, invading these areas is a basic technique of the middle game. Although this is first and foremost a problem book containing problemsthe explanations of the main topics make it useful as an introduction to life and death and it should be accessible to players who have read an introductory go book josdki played a few games.

Get Strong at the Joseki 1 by Richard Bozulich

While the first section of the book regarding joseki variations was a bit difficult for me to work through since my own knowledge of joseki is very weakthe other two sections were very helpful and enjoyable to practice since I was able to be exposed to a lot of new ideas and practice my whole board evaluation ability.

Christiaan marked it as to-read Aug 12, Get Strong at Life and Death Return by Richard Bozulich Killing isolated groups or finding a way to make two eyes for them is an important technique that every go player must acquire.


By BenGoZen August 25, 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. The former web interface is still available.

Mumei marked it as to-read Dec 01, The problems in this strojg illustrate: As a result, I would consider my knowledge and ability to use joseki to be very weak. At that point you will be anxious to try out your newly developed skill with your go-playing friends, at your local gst club, or on the Internet.

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.

Joseko another section the reader is shown when it is appropriate to expand his eye space and when he should fall back and play on a vital point. Phisith marked it as to-read Dec 06, Especially recommended for players who have just learned the rules. An increased liking and familiarity with joseki.

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

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Contact and Help Het Links. Open Preview See a Problem? Accurate analysis, spotting tesujis, and killing or rescuing stones are the backbone of middle-game strength. The explanations are short and concise for those who are familiar with much of go strategy and its terminology.

Frank Hestvik added it Sep 06, What is the format of the book?

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