Miyamoto’s step-by-step approach and constant driving home of fundamentals make The Breakthrough to Shodan an eye-opening work. unique in both the. The Breakthrough to Shodan. This book had been recommended to me by two people, and it just arrived in my mailbox a few days ago. One of. This is very cool news: Kiseido Digital is extending their PDF offer soon, to include out-of-print Go books. (I also wrote a blog entry when I first heard about their.

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A very interesting book.

It helps to think of high handicap ganes like this: As an example, he strongly discourages entering at the point when White has opened at the point but to invade at the point instead as soon as White has made two extensions.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. A masterpiece for teaching Go to us amateurs and a handbook that can actually get breakthrouyh to 1 dan eventually, by seriously studying it. Others kind of scatter stones around the board, including putting themselves into atari.

I’d be interested to hear what you think about this book. My favorite Go book.

The Breakthrough to Shodan

Step by step he shows you how to take the initiative, how to attack, how shocan handle the corners, and how to keep the game simple, all the while relentlessly hammering away at the negative mentality that keeps players from advancing.

Books by Naoki Miyamoto. It analyses 3- and 4-stone handicap play games, presumably on the assumption that in a Japanese club the problem is with beating higher-level opposition, rather than finding it.

Play out each and every diagram, feel the flow of the stones on the board, actually THINK each move as you place it on the board, even the ones the author considers trivial.

I am revealing a little too much of the content, I fear, but I wanted to give example of how this Japanese author defies conventional wisdom as we have often adopted it in the West. He encourages reading a couple of moves and evaluating the global position, instead of relying on proverbs. Prremis added it Jun 05, I have yet brekathrough win against them yet mostly due to my horrible life and death problem skills – which is not the point of this book at allbut I have yet to resign in 50 moves, like I was forced to do before.


Arkham added it Nov 25, Account Options Sign in. Trying to protect territory, and not attacking enough. This book will help me a lot, I can tell already.

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About Me Karen Lanzetta. Ishi Press book fromtranslation of a series of 10 articles that Miyamoto Naoki wrote for the Igo Shincho in and I have read it many times. Homepages Calvin Twold Velobici. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.

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One of my problems in handicap games is that I often do play way too defensively. This week I had eight interested kids, including two of mine.

Now just need to learn how to actually win by fighting. First to approach shodan, then to reach it. Good luck finding a copy! Common terms and phrases 4th Stride amateur Answer to problem big points Black 12 Black connects Black extends Black hanes Black plays Black pushes capture corner enclosure Correct answer descends diagonal connection diagonal contact play diagonal move diagonal play double hane endgame play fight Figure forced four-five point four-stone handicap give atari gives Black giving White go player go proverb handicap game handicap go handicap stones high kakari Honinbo Dosaku invasion joseki Kaoru Iwamoto key point large knight’s move left side let White lower right corner lower side miai Nihon Kiin one-point jump opponent opponent’s pincer attack placement players profit right side Rin Kaiho san-ren-sei sequence diagram Sequence to problem shodan taisha taisha joseki tesuji three-stone game three-three point two-space high pincer upper side Utaro Hashimoto variations White 15 White answers White cuts White haned White jumps White lives White plays White pushes white stone.


Yes, it is very hard to find it for a reasonable price, you might just have to be patient. A main theme in Miyamoto’s comments is defiance of proverbsparticularly in handicap games. Dan rated it really liked it Oct 21, Absorb what he had to say, and the opponents you once feared may soon have to fear you. Trivia About The Breakthrough It will be interesting to see whether any stick with the game.

They had fun playing capture go and some even were advanced enough I had given them a lesson before to teach the real beginners. It’s interesting to see how they all have their own style, right from the beginning. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

The closer you come to playing on even terms, the more you have to fight’. I have heard that it is best suited for the single-digit kyus and that it develops your ability for professional-level play.

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