The Power of the Star-Point

The Power of the Star-Point

by Takagawa Shukaku
     
 

The Sanren-Sei, which consists of three stones played in a row on the star-points on one side, is the most powerful and dramatic of modern fuseki patterns, yet it is the easiest to master. He has enjoyed consistent popularity ever since it was invented because of its emphasis on developing a bold, attacking style.
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Overview

The Sanren-Sei, which consists of three stones played in a row on the star-points on one side, is the most powerful and dramatic of modern fuseki patterns, yet it is the easiest to master. He has enjoyed consistent popularity ever since it was invented because of its emphasis on developing a bold, attacking style.
In this lucid explanation, Takagawa Shukaku helps you grasp its key concepts and shows you how to use it to secure center influence and build large moyos. He gives a comprehensive coverage of Sanren-Sei basics, then shows it in action in top-level professional play.
Sanren-sai strategy is easy both to understand and to apply. The main themes of this opening are clear and compelling, and there are relatively few josekis to memorize, yet by the time you finish this book you will understand why it has been the favorite fuseki of so many great players.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9784871870320
Publisher:
Ishi Press
Publication date:
03/07/1991
Pages:
142
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.30(d)

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