Sensei’s Library, page: Igo Hatsuyo-ron Problem 89, keywords: Life & Death, Problem. SL is a large WikiWikiWeb about the game of Go (Baduk. Författare: Dosetsu Inseki. Igo Hatsuyo-ron (Explore the Go World), written in , is hailed as the highest authority on life and death problems (Tsume Go). Igo Hatsuyo-ron, Classical Life and Death Problems [Sidney Yuan, Craig Hutchinson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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The book was regarded as a great hstsuyo and the content of the book was kept confidential, not only from outsiders, but also from the general students within the Inoue School. As stated by the original author in the book’s preface: It is not appropriate for amateur players. Yutopian have published volume 1containing the first 63 problems rron solutions. Cashback will be credited as Amazon Pay balance within 10 days. Igo Hatsuyo-ron Explore the Go Worldwritten inis hailed as the highest authority on life and death problems Tsume Go.

It is not just another book though. The fullest, and most accurate, online discussion in English, and German, with tentative translations into Chinese, and Japanese has its “own page on the website of the German Go Federation” — Dosetsu’s masterpiece is unsolved so far. Yutopian Enterprises; 1 edition 1 February Language: John Fairbairn Hatsuyou not hatsuyo means “generating yang ” which is here a way of saying tactics. After the book was written, the House of Inoue established a rigorous security system to prevent the book from being stolen by other Schools.

The version, the most recent one, has only problems. Get to Know Us. The tradition of keeping the secret within the “family” persisted until recently.


Among all the life and death problems in the literature, there is none that exceeds the level of Igo Hatsuyo-ron. The version is believed to be a more reliable version of the book.

In Japan, four versions of this life and death classic have been published. A skill that must be master in order ro achieve the highest level in Go. After detailed discussion, all the problems are simplified and become easier to comprehend. Its level is extremely high, at professional standard really. There is no reference to world.

In addition, the version contains 2 problems missing from the first 3 versions. In this first Chinese edition, in order to accommodate amateur readers at the intermediate level, the reader is guided from failure to the correct solution with increased complexity.

Igo Hatsuyo-ron Problem at Sensei’s Library

Obviously it was kept secret from the other go schools as well! It was the most advanced text book devised to nurtune the successor to the Head of the Inoue School. However, do not give up. For amateur players, most of the problems in this book look hopelessly impossible! Composed by Dosetsu himself, this is in the words of Fujisawa Shukowho produced his version of a solution with 1, hours work, including the assistance of some of his students “a lifetime masterpiece, with elegant shapes, the striking novelty of the theme, the precise balance of the fights, etc.

Igo Hatsuyo-ron was written by the highest authority at the time, the fourth generation of the House of Inoue, Dosetsu Inseki.

It was kept secret from all but a few of them, who studied the book under the direct supervision of the Inoue. The edition edited by Hashimoto Utaro is available from amazon. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?


Igo Hatsuyo-ron Problem 76

It is compulsory for professional players to master this book. The book contains problems of which the first 63 problems will be found in this Volume one of Igo Hatsuyo-ron. At the same time, the reader can also experience and appreciate the method and procedure professionals use to tackle problems. Audible Download Audio Books. Share your thoughts with other customers.

All four versions of the book share a common uatsuyo I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Hatduyo The title of the book came from the perception of the ancient Japanese players on go and means to explore the concealed technique associated with each hafsuyo position. Read the comments carefully and patiently go through the illustrations. The first three versions contain problems divided to six categories.

Igo Hatsuyo-ron Problem 76 at Sensei’s Library

Write a product review. From my understanding from ronn sources, and this should interpret in ancient meaning: See our Returns Policy. This is a book that contains all the classic problems in one of the oldest game in existence.

This work the best this amateur master [AGA 3-dan] has ever seen. A lot of commentaries are necessary to understand why on Earth the winning manoeuvre for Black is to put his own 20 stones in atari, and why White doesn’t want to capture them, but has to, thus losing the game I go straight for the solutions just to see the highest level of game logic.