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231 pages, paperback, Hinoki, 1. edition 2013.

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This book is an insightful tool for enhancing your playing skills. It gives you a deeper appreciation of the game and the analytical skills held by strong players. Topics include game analysis, estimating territory, large-scale analysis of a position, and analysis in preparation for tourmament play. The scheme for analysis is detailed, and the reader is challenged with problems to test his understanding. "lt is no exaggeration to say that the true understanding of agame begins with a correct game analysis." - Valery Shikshin

Valery Shikshin is an Honored Trainer of the Russian Federation in the mindsport of go. In his career spanning more than 25 years, Valery has helped develop Russian and European champions including: Alexander Dinerchtein 3 pro, Svetlana Shikshina 3 pro, lIya Shikshin 7 dan and Andrei Kulkov 6 dan.

Language English
Author Shikshin, Valery
Publisher Hinoki
Edition 1.
Medium Book
Weight 280 g
Width 13.8 cm
Height 21.2 cm
Pages 231
ISBN-13 978-0981912172
Year of Publication 2013
Binding paperback

001 Introduction

004 Chapter 1 Methods of Counting Territory

008 Type 1: Counting Territory

017 Type 2: Estimating from Thickness

026 Type 3: Estimating in Moyo

031 Reducing fram Above

035 Standard Invasion

Chapter 2 Standard Formations of Territory

039 Problem Solving

044 Answers to Problems

054 Chapter 3 The Scheme of Game Analysis

055 Estimating Balance

058 Urgent Moves

061 Sente Moves

065 Attack and Defense

074 Big Fuseki Points

079 Controlling the Center

079 Big and Small Formations

092 Summary

Chapter 4 Analysis in Action

093 Game 1

101 Game 2

107 Game 3

117 Game 4

124 Game 5

133 Game 6

139 Game 7

158 Chapter 5 Path to Perfection

161 Analysis During a Game

Chapter 6 Diagnostic Analysis

182 Analysis of Played Games

196 Diagnosis and Corrective Measure

198 Chapter 7 Preparatory Analysis

198 Prepare the Plan

209 Execute the Plan

214 Another Example of Preparation

216 Chapter 8 Thorough Analysis

224 Definitions of Essential Japanese Terms

227 Russian Go Photos