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It's just the sort of book that will help you in all phases of tactics in real game situations.
I'm ranked an 18kyu and i just read the first 25 pages of the book and i've already learned so much more than i have from most of the books i've tried reading.
If you're weaker than around 15 kyu, then you are probably not yet ready for this book, but you should look forward to the time when you will be.
Excellent for learning the tactics of in-fighting. These observations can save many a group of otherwise lost pieces. Read morePublished 3 months ago by D. Smith
I've tried to learn tesujis from online go problem sites, but without further explanations I hadn't been able to apply them to my games. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Jason M.
Right from the beginning of the book, you're already learning! I'm ranked an 18kyu and i just read the first 25 pages of the book and i've already learned so much more than i have... Read morePublished on August 18, 2010 by Margaret Ray de Arenas
Good book. Each topic has a discussion and a set of problems.When the situations arise in a game a beginner/intermidiate play may not recognize the more subtle solutions due to... Read morePublished on June 8, 2009 by Withans
Presently playing at 11 kyu, I find a great deal of weakness in my own game when fighting, especially against stronger players. Read morePublished on May 13, 2009 by Eric Speicher
After reading the reviews for this book, I was struck by the rating ranges that were being given. A word to the wise: what the specific ranges offered fail to mention is that given... Read morePublished on April 22, 2008 by Brian H.
There are many aspects of the game of WeiQi/Go/Baduk and studying any of them will improve your game. Read morePublished on June 8, 2007 by Mark
I am a 7kyu KGS/AGA (ranks are roughly the same) and recently bought and read this book. It took me about 6 hours to read/do all the problems but someone around 12kyu would... Read morePublished on January 15, 2007 by Balph Eubank
The most valuable tesuji in this book are
connection-making tesuji, and connection-breaking
tesuji (at the 10kyu level, anyhow). Read more