Get Strong at the Joseki 1 has 7 ratings and 1 review: Published September 28th by Kiseido Publishing Company, pages, Paperback. 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. Professional go players — starting with a rank of 1-dan — are also ranked by the dan 6 of the Get Strong at Go Series), with its relatively easy problems.

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Get Strong At Joseki

Joseki is a vast subject and the best way to begin is by exploring 38 Basic Josekis Elementary Go, Vol. In the second volume of the Get Strong at Go Series, Bozulich familiarizes the reader with 11 basic josekis that commonly occur around the point and how to handle them in regards to their variations, choosing the correct joseki given the whole board, and how to play after the joseki is completed.

A professional 1-dan is markedly stronger than a 7-dan amateur, with 9-dan being the top professional ranking. These and other go-playing software can be purchased in the US at http: After working your way through the endgame tesuji problems in Part Two, you will sttrong look at the endgame quite differently.

Most go players find jozeki this part of the game the most enjoyable. Clark rated it really liked it Nov 03, A better understanding of how to apply joseki to my own games.

K52 Get strong at Joseki 1, Bozulich

At that point you wtrong be anxious to try out your newly developed skill with your go-playing friends, at your local go club, or on the Internet. It would be an exaggeration to say that most games are decided in the endgame, but for sure a great many upsets are pulled off at this stage.


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The Workshop Lectures Volume 4. Invasions are another aspect of the middle game that a player must master, and the problems in Get Strong at Invading systematically analyze this topic.

K52 Get strong at Joseki 1, Bozulich, Kiseido

Especially recommended for players who have just learned the rules. For errata, see http: A 3-kyu player is already quite knowledgeable in tactics and strategy.

This book makes studying the endgame easy. You will then command the details of the most frequently played opening strategies.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Although go-playing computer programs on the standard tsrong board are not very strong and possibly never will befrom our site you can download IGOWINa program that plays a strong game on a 9×9 board. Also included are a complete explanation of the status of the bent-four-in-the-corner shape and ten-thousand-year ko. This book is josrki yet featured on Listopia.

After the players have mapped out their spheres of influence in the opening, invading these areas is a basic technique of the middle game.

Using Kiseido’s Books to Get Strong at Go

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. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Want to Read saving….

It starts out with a problem test. The best guide in understanding this subject is Get Strong at Life and Deathwhich also covers life-and-death positions arising in josekis that are of immediate applicability.


For example, a 5-kyu player will play the first move against a 4-kyu player; against a 3-kyu player, he will place two stones on designated handicap points; against a 2-kyu, he will place three stones, etc.

Especially important for the beginning player is Chapter 2, devoted to 9-stone handicap strategy. 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 of problems. You can also obtain the 19×19 version of this program — The Many Faces of Go — to practice playing games on a standard board before venturing out to find a live opponent.

Paperbackpages. To read the introductory chapter. This work will prepare you to master the challenging problems in the three volumes of Get Strong at Josekiwhich demonstrate the kind of josekis to select in various opening patterns and how to play the follow-up moves. Refresh and try again. Go is a strategic game and it is in the opening fuseki where you plan your strategy. Hoile Snest marked it as to-read Sep 07, The three-volume Dictonary of Basic Joseki is the standard reference work in English on this subject.

The remainder of the problems are designed to hammer home to the reader the basic principles of the fuseki. This often requires reading more than six moves deep and keeping a picture in your mind of the resulting positions of all variations. Tesujis are skillful moves that accomplish some tactical objective.