Tesuji - the book

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Part 3 of the series: Elementary Go Series
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By: James Davies
Publisher: Ishi Press, Kiseido?, April 1975 (Kiseido)
ISBN10 4-906574-12-2
ISBN13 978-4-906574-12-4
198 pp.

Tesuji is volume 3 in the Elementary Go Series published by Ishi Press (and republished now by Kiseido). This one is by James Davies, the author of Life and Death (which is volume 4).

Tesuji consists of 16 chapters, each focused on a particular goal and the tesuji that may be used to achieve that goal. After each tesuji is introduced with examples, a couple of problems using that method are presented. At the end of each chapter, there are about one dozen problems using the methods from the chapter. The book contains a total of 264 problems.


Table of Contents

  • Reading
  • Capture the Cutting Stones
  • Amputate the Cutting Stones
  • Ko
  • When Liberties Count
  • Linking Groups Together
  • Cutting Groups Apart
  • Into Enemy Territory
  • Escape
  • Sacrifice to Gain Tempo
  • Tesuji for Attack
  • How to Connect
  • Making Shape
  • Ignore the Atari
  • Double-Threat Tesuji
  • Challenge Problems

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Sample Problems

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See Also: BQM 404

Tesuji - the book last edited by 2a06:be00:024f:0000 on April 27, 2019 - 20:29
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