Tesuji and Anti-Suji of Go (Wei Qi, Weiqi, Baduk, Paduk, Igo)
Tesuji and Anti-Suji of Go
by Sakata Eio 9 dan - Item PAY06
This is an exhaustive manual that details how sparkling technique
may bring oneÕs game alive. 61 Model situations are examined, in
which deadly hane, exquisite placements, and stunning attachments, among
many other skillful finesse, are shown to be surprisingly effective. The
flip side of the matter, crude moves (or Òanti-sujiÓ) are
offered in contrast, demonstrating how thoughtless play can throw away
the chance for an advantage. The positions in the book are illustrate in
more than 700 diagrams, which makes comprehension of the material simple,
even without setting up the positions on a go board. The layout of the
book is also ideal for study and review work.
In addition, a general introduction
to the subject sets the stage for the main text, which the book ends with
several examples from actual games. In addition, the author, Sakata Eio,
Honorary Honinbo, includes a number of vignettes, in the manner of Killer
of Go, the work of his which preceded this one.
This is both a thorough enjoyable exploration into one of the most
fascinating aspects of to, and a text which can be invaluable for growing
With Glossary & Index. 224 pages.
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