Commented Games by Lee Sedol I has 4 ratings and 1 review. Manny said: This book, which contains three minutely analysed Go games by. Commented Games By Lee Sedol has 2 ratings and 1 review. Zoran Rilak said: A very thorough, precise treatment of Lee Sedol’s most important games through. The highly anticipated English version 3rd volume of the Commented Games by Lee Sedol was announced by Baduktopia as being released.

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Cho returned to Korea from the Ing Cup a national hero. Jonathan marked it as to-read Nov 05, May 22, Zoran Rilak rated it really liked it. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Abe black is in trouble!

The print is large and some diagrams are repeated, but still the analysis goes down to the level of an amateur strong enough to understand how a game is played on a 19x Like most people, I gravitated toward the most well known and strongest players i.

I made an elementary mistake on move 38 and was captured by his henchmen, leaving me in an unpleasant position. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. This personal approach can be felt both in his sister Sena’s sidebar musings about their private life, and in Sedol’s own approach to commenting games, which is warm, intimate and revealing of his emotional and thought processes.

Commented games by Lee Sedol. My approach to memorizing Go games is to replay them numerous times from start to finish.

Paperbackpages. This book, which contains three minutely analysed Go games by top Korean player Lee Sedol and personal anecdotes by his sister Lee Sena, is strongly recommended if you happen to be one of the few Westerners who’s serious about this game. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Masha rated it it was amazing Aug 10, Open Preview See a Problem?


Book Review: Commented Games by Lee Sedol: Volume 1 – BenGoZen

Dan rated it really liked it Sep 05, What did I gain from reading this book? In fact, the only way I think that the game reviews could get any better would be if Lee Sedol himself were sitting with me one on one while going over his games and answering my questions.

His game was tames of power and he had a good intuitive sense of the board. Described as many as the Korean version of Invinciblethis series contains some of the most detailed commentaries that I have read thus far.

Book Review: Commented Games by Lee Sedol: Volume 1

After concluding this fight successfully, I considered that I was slightly ahead. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you ggames to read. Like the Shusaku Ear-Reddening game this is a tale of winning what appears to be a lost game.

A large kifu that made it easy to read and figure out where each move was. A title page featuring: Get Strong at Joseki 2.

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Is this book easy to read? The book was originally published in Japan in with the title So Kungen Igo Meikyoku-Shu as part of a series covering contemporary masters from outside of Japan.

What aspect can be improved on? A black and white picture from the actual game itself with the respective players included. Edit page Discuss page No trivia or quizzes yet. No made the usual greeting on move 49 “So, Mr Bond, we meet at last” and on move 53 offered me a vodka martini. In terms of my ability to understand the discussion about the variations however, I would have to say that there were times it was a bit difficult for me to follow. And after his service, unlike the legendary Cho ChikunCho Hun-hyeon decided to stake his professional career in his homeland.

I am able to do this by making use of the skillful play at A where I swing across the room using the chandelier. Commented games by Lee Sedol last edited by Want to Read Currently Reading Read. No specific knowledge is required beyond life and death. RealTV Monotones marked it as to-read Mar 17, Cho always starts with a description of the conditions of the game along with illuminating stories that place the opponent in context with the greater flow of Go at the time.


The three-volume book has been authored and published by the Lee family. This is not to be confused with go related commentary, since it is more of a psychological introspection than anything else. The second game is between Cho and Abe Yoshiteru 9 dan.

Players who have run into issues understanding professional commentaries in the past and are looking for a book that tries to bridge that gap. Not only was I […].

Frank is currently reading it May 02, While this might seem irrelevant to some, I found that it added a really personal touch to the book since it felt as if I was looking through a scrapbook and getting to know Lee Sedol personally. I really enjoyed it and will be posting the review for his cojmented book soon! As you can expect from any game review, the discussion of variations and numerous diagrams appear with each sequence.

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Anon marked it as to-read May 22, The sequence in Diagram 5 is long but forced, and at the end leaves me underwater in the shark tank with only thirty seconds of air. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Below each kifu was at least a few lines from Lee Sedol commenting on his mental state of sedoo or thoughts he was having at the time.