Invincible - Games of Shusaku


Shusaku was the leading player of the golden age of go in the mid-nineteenth century. He has become known to later generations as the Saint of Go and is recognized by modern go players as one of the great geniuses in the history of the game. His victories over his contemporaries in a number of matches contributed to his reputation, but its main foundation is his perfect record., not even approached by any other player, of nineteen successive wins in the annual castle games in the presence of the shogun. This book presents a wide range of Shusaku's games, with commentaries by leading modern professionals. The definitive work on Shusaku.