The Art of Positional Judgement
Autor: 9d
Traducător: Dr. Sydney W. K. Yuan
Editura: Yutopian Enterprises
Apărută: mai 1995
ISBN 0-9641847-2-9
197 de pagini (21,7x14cm)

Table of Contents

Chapter One - The Opening [Fuseki] (39)
1 - The Chinese Opening (39)
2 - Countering the Chinese Opening (45)
3 - Effectiveness of Stones (51)
4 - Taking the Initiative (56)

Chapter Two - Positional Judgement (62)
1 - Analyzing the Full Board Position (63)
2 - Initiating a Fight (71)
3 - An Example of a Well Planned Strategy Based on Positional Judgement (79)
4 - Avoid Greed Regarding Small Local Profits Stabilizing Groups (88)

Chapter Three - Timeliness in Initiating Battles (95)
1 - Initiating an Attack When One is Behind (96)
2 - Basing Attacking Plans on Careful Positional Judgement (106)

Chapter Four - Finesse and Trade-off Decisions (106)
1 - Sacrificing Stones to Take the Initiative and Forcing an Attack (106)
2 - An Example of a Large Scale Attack Initiated by Sacrificing Stones (113)

Chapter Five - Forcing Moves (119)
1 - Two Pronged Attacks (120)
2 - Taking the Initiative and Consistency In Attacking (126)

Chapter Six - Utilizing Thickness (131)
1 - Developing Thickness (131)
2 - Avoiding Weaknesses [Aji] (138)

Chapter Seven - Defense of Weak Stones [Shinogi] (143)
1 - Counterattacks (143)
2 - Avoid Greed (153)

Chapter Eight - Applications Shown in Fully Annotated Games (158)
I Versus: Hashimoto Utaro 9 dan (158)
II Versus: Kajiwara Takeo 9 dan (176)

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