Unlike the many books which deal with problems of life and death, "The Theory and Practice of Tsumego" discloses the theory and philosophy behind this type of problem.
By using the theory of tsumego, Valery Shikshin teaches you how to look in the right direction for the solution: this will prevent you from making future mistakes and, in the long run, wasting a lot of time.
There are more than 300 tsumego problems and examples laid out in this book, emphasizing the rules behind killing and saving groups in the corners and sides, including tsumego involving seki and ko.
Valery Shikshin is an Honored Trainer of the Russian Federation in the mindsport of go.
In his career spanning more than 25 years, he has helped develop Russian and European champions including Alexander Dinerchien 3 pro, Svetlana Shikshina 3 pro, Ilya Shikshin
7 dan and Andrei Kulkov 6 dan.
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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