Tami Perfect for studying this is Life and DeathVol. David Leroy added it Mar 22, This book also contains two invaluable chapters that exhaustively analyze capturing races that often occur in the middle game. Vanadiumo added it Jan 11, At that point you will be anxious to try out your newly developed skill with your go-playing friends, at your local go club, or on the Internet. More specifically, study this book and you will really get strong at the endgame. Get Strong at Joseki, Vol. A thorough study of the problems in this book will develop your overall sense of go strategy.
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As a result, I would consider my knowledge and ability to use joseki to be very weak. I enjoy the fact that Bozulich includes some common trick plays and how to handle them. The problems contain variations on different scenarios that really help acclimate the reader to seeing how just one slight chance in the sequence can completely change the outcome.
There is a whole section devoted to choosing joseki in regards to the entire board. Proper attention is given to how to play once a joseki is finished. What did I gain from reading this book?
An increased liking and familiarity with joseki. A better understanding of how to apply joseki to my own games. What is the format of the book? Introduction to the 11 basic joseki focused on in this book. A section of practice problems focusing on joseki variations.
A section of practice problems focusing on choosing the correct joseki given the whole board context. A section of practice problems on how to continue play once the joseki is complete.
What aspects can be improved on? No complaints here! Is this book easy to read? Yes and no. The explanations are short and concise for those who are familiar with much of go strategy and its terminology. Bottom Line Excellent format for players to familiarize themselves with joseki. Gives great practice for trying to see the board as a whole instead of localized sequences.
A fantastic way for players to gain a better handle on using joseki instead of simply memorizing them. 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 weak , the 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.
So the fact that I did not find this book excruciating to work through speaks quite a bit about it.
GET STRONG AT JOSEKI 1 PDF
Get Strong at Joseki , by Richard Bozulich. Three volumes. Kiseido K52, K53, K54; , , These volumes consist of joseki problems.
Get Strong At Joseki
As a result, I would consider my knowledge and ability to use joseki to be very weak. I enjoy the fact that Bozulich includes some common trick plays and how to handle them. The problems contain variations on different scenarios that really help acclimate the reader to seeing how just one slight chance in the sequence can completely change the outcome. There is a whole section devoted to choosing joseki in regards to the entire board. Proper attention is given to how to play once a joseki is finished.
Get Strong at the Joseki 1
K Get Strong at the Opening Return by Richard Bozulich problems in the opening fuseki ranging in difficulty from easy to difficult. This book is an ideal introduction to the field of fuseki and should be studied by every beginning player. The problems begin with an analysis of the Chinese, niren-sei, sanren-sei, Shusaku, and tatsuki diagonal fusekis as well as other important opening strategies. The remainder of the problems are designed to hammer home to the reader the basic principles of the fuseki. K Get Strong at Joseki, Vol. The problems in these three volumes include variations, how to select the right joseki in the context of the fuseki, and how to play after the joseki.
Get Strong at Joseki 3 (Get Strong at Go Series)
Arashigal As a result, I would consider my knowledge and ability to use joseki to be very weak. Get Strong at the Endgamehowever, removes much of the mystery from this subject. Aug 18, Ngo added it. Even strong players will be able to improve their tesuji skills through the repetitive practice provided by the problems in this book. Tonydowler Dowler rated it liked 11 Feb 27, In 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. Working your way systematically through joswki numerous problems in this volume will reward you with a solid foundation in basic tactics and the confidence that comes with it. Joseki Jeongseok Compass 1.