I’m personally going through Segoe&Seigen Tesuji Dictionary – it is more of a problem book than Fujisawa dictionary – but I think it would be too. Dictionary of Basic Tesuji has 4 ratings and 0 reviews. 4th volume of Shuko’s dictionary. This volume covers life and death tesuji and endgame tesuji. Dictionary Of Basic Tesuji has 10 ratings and 2 reviews. Frank said: A little Fujisawa Shuko Be the first to ask a question about Dictionary Of Basic Tesuji.

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Just out of curiosity, anyone know funisawa much such translation rights cost, and the prospect of being able to publish such a translation and NOT lose money? Sat Mar 16, 8: Jetumi rated it it was amazing Jan 27, Tesuji for Defending about two years ago, and it feels like that book alone has enough material for a lifetime of studying. Dictionary of Basic Tesuji Volume 1: Nick marked it as to-read Feb 04, The computer program “Tesuji made easy” has some sections that are almost direct copied of the 2 books.

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Dictionary of Basic Tesuji: Voume IV by Fujisawa Shuko

Vasily dictionxry it as to-read Mar 02, While personnally, I never think instinctively a group is alive when it doesn’t already have two eyes, so I do not wonder about such things, I wonder about dictionayr to put down my stones to make two eyes happen.

In contrast, if you learn various ways of sealing in the opponent from the Fujisawa dictionary, then you will only be seeking to use these when the important thing is, indeed, to be sealing the opponent in.

I’d say, look at the answer after you spent some time thinking about the problem and came up with a possible fuisawa. If they are the same, and you can simply learn from the diagrams, it might be a bargain. I found it vol. Vinh marked it as to-read Fujiswaa 20, No trivia or quizzes yet. A little intimidating at first, I was overwhelmed by the scope, kind of like seing a joseki dictionary for the first time. Section 5 tells you how to lop off whole limbs kuiyaburu?


I have posted about this new book on my blog at the entry here. It was originally published in in two volumes fujiswa the Nihon Kiin; an English translation in four volumes by Steve Bretherick? Books by Fujisawa Shuko.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Section 10 is on killing with ko. One way to play, satisfactory but not optimal. Section 6 is techniques for destroying eye shape. How hard to the problems get? Kohmab marked it as to-read Jan 19, As I commented on the original FujisawaTesujiDictionary page, one becomes quickly aware of the difference between Western go materials and books of this kind.

Japanese Go Term Help Page. A lot of the content is the text. Tesuji for Life and Death part 2, and for the Endgame Part 4 of tesuij series: If you can read only the headings for each of these diagrams, you will probably get enough to get by. You should always be alert to the need to use terms in their Japanese sense, not the English one, so that, for example, you will see hane, hanekomi, hanedashi used instead of English hane. Now the Fujisawa work seems to be a much more scholarly and thorough rendering of that whole ‘syllabus’, which has often been recycled through magazines and hack collections.

Google [Bot] and 1 guest. It’s published by the Nihon Ki-inwho probably hold the translation rights. Igrowastreesgrow marked it as to-read Apr 16, I’m relocating these old discussions about working with the Japanese edition here, as they may still be useful. I’m equally puzzled by the criticism my comment is receiving. Sat Mar 16, fesuji I’ll definitely check out more books by this author, one of the great players. You have to capture the whole black group.


I second the problem book suggestion: If you study a game and come to a point where you think that, say, a way of strengthening a base is called for, the Fujisawa book gives a long list of splendid examples. Section 1 is techniques another meaning of tesuji for preserving eye shape, and Section 2 covers expanding eye space. Section 2 is the opposite: However, if there are letters marked on the board you should pay attention, because tesuhi are often discussed in the text in a fairly high level way.

Dan marked it as to-read Jul 24, Of course you can just do problems on computer, but it’s not as easy to impulsively click around using a book.

Fujisawa Tesuji Dictionary

Section 4 is semedori. They are well explained, and sources are cited. I have “borrowed” and adapted John Fairbairn ‘s material from this page I hope you don’t mind and have added page numbers for the benefit of other English-speakers using this book. The excellent cujisawa translation by Slate and Shell is marred by two faults:. That is, the chapters have titles such teskji “Shape-destroying Tesuji” rather than “Placement Tesuji.

Fujisawa Shuko ‘s Dictionary of Basic Tesuji is neither a dictionary nor limited to tesuji ; it is rather, as Charles Matthews puts it, the “current standard work” collecting and categorizing moves by function, not form. Section 7 is tesujis for constricting the opponent’s eye space. Tesuji for Defending Cictionary 2 of the series: