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The Theory and Practice of Vol-3: Shapes


Brand: Hinoki Press

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All of the interconnections between stones are categorized as shapes. If the shape is good, then the correlation between the stones is impossible to destroy; but, if the shape is bad, then it is possible to destroy the shape and inflict irreplaceable losses.

The lessons in this book are essential for beginners and those aspiring to reach dan level. Focussing only on middle game shapes, Valery provides an indispensable collection of shapes, detailing their functions, strengths and weaknessses. Ther are problems and games of Russian masters that will have you building only good shapes and attacking your opponent's bad shapes with pleasure.

  • Author: Valery Shikshin
  • Published by Hinoki Press
  • 283 pages
  • Valery Shikshin is an Honored Trainer of the Russian Federation in the mindsport of Go. In his career spanning over 25 years, Valery has helped develop Russian and European champions including: Alexander Dinerchtein 3 pro and Svetlana Shikshina 3 pro
  • This book is a valuable resource to Valery and other professional trainers when working with their students, and is a must for individuals learning Go without a teacher.

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