Tsumego Collection (SGF)

Tsumego is a Japanese go term adopted into English, are go problems mainly about life and death, but also about ko, capturing races, cutting, connecting, etc. Professional Go players agree that solving tsumego is the best way to improve.

Famous Tsumego Composers

Tesuji (Clever Move) Compilation

Other Collection

Recommended SGF Editor


1) FAMOUS TSUMEGO COMPOSERS

In the last century, three Japanese professionals gained reknown as tsumego composers, namely Kada Katsuji 9p, also known as Tsumego no Kamisama (the god of life and death), Maeda Nobuaki 9p, and Hashimoto Utaro 9p.

PROBLEMS COLLECTION NAME SGF DOWNLOAD LINK
CHO CHIKUN Encyclopedia Life And Death – Elementary 900 download here
CHO CHIKUN Encyclopedia Life And Death – Intermediate 861 download here
CHO CHIKUN Encyclopedia Life And Death – Advanced 792 (member only)
CHO CHIKUN Encyclopedia Life And Death – Others 97 download here
FUJISAWA SHUKO – A Collection of Original Tsumego Masterpiece 163 download here
GO SEIGEN – SEGOE TESUJI DICTIONARY
read the review
505 (member only)
GO SEIGEN Evil Moves Tsumego 30 download here
GO SEIGEN Reading and Training Actual Game Situations 122 (member only)
GO SEIGEN Striving Constantly For Self-Improvement 200 (member only)
GO SEIGEN Tsumego Collection – The Long-Lived Stone Is Not Old 200 (member only)
GO SEIGEN Tsumego Collection 1 – Shokyu 240 download here
GO SEIGEN Tsumego Collection 2 – Jokyu 100 (member only)
GO SEIGEN TSUMEGO DOJO VOL 1 99 download here
GO SEIGEN TSUMEGO DOJO VOL 2 99 (member only)
Hashimoto Utaro 179 Skillful Life and Death 179 download here
Hashimoto Utaro Famous Creations Three Hundred Selections
*recommended
300 (member only)
Hashimoto Utaro Masterpiece Collection–Moves to Attack and Protect 189 (member only)
Hashimoto Utaro – Step by step, Enjoy Tsumego and Get Stronger 181 (member only)
Hashimoto Utaro – Fifty Three To Go 118 (member only)
Hashimoto Utaro – 1 Year Tsumego 365 (member only)
Hashimoto Utaro The Moments of the Wind VOL.1 270 download here
Hashimoto Utaro The Moments of the Wind VOL.2 270 (member only)
Hashimoto Utaro The Moments of the Wind VOL.3 270 (member only)
ISHIDA AKIRA Tsumego Masterpiece Collection – Fundamental Tesuji and Repeated Practice 120 (member only)
ISHIDA YOSHIO – 3Dan Tsumego Challenge 100 download here
Ishigure Ikuro 123 BASIC TSUMEGO 123 download here
Ishigure Ikuro Go – Sure Kill Tsumegos for Shodan, 2D and 3D 119 (member only)
Ishigure Ikuro’s Tsumego Masterpiece Collection 150 (member only)
Ishigure Ikuro 6Dan Tsumego Challenge 105 (member only)
Kada Katsuji Tsumego Brilliance Vol 1-4 220 (member only)
Kada Katsuji Tsumego Class 48 download here
KADA KATSUJI Tsumego Masterpieces Vol 1-8 436 (member only)
KAKU KYUSHIN 200 TSUMEGO PROBLEM 200 download here
KAKU KYUSHIN Increase Your Fighting Strength Ten-fold with Kyushin’s Tsumego 151 (member only)
Kano Yoshinori – 239 Graded Go Problems for BEGINNER
*recommended for beginner
239 download here
KOBAYASHI SATORU 105 BASIC TESUJI FOR 1~3 DAN 105 (member only)
LEE CHANGHO TESUJI
*recommended
735 (member only)
MAEDA NOBUAKI Delightful Tsumego
*the printed book is highly prized by collectors 
160 (member only)
MAEDA Newly Selected Tsumego 100 Problems (Continued) for 1-8k 100 (member only)
MAEDA Newly Selected Tsumego 100 Problems for 1-8k 100 download here
MAEDA The God of Tsumego VOL.1 100 download here
MAEDA The God of Tsumego VOL.2 110 (member only)
MAEDA NOBUAKI Tsumego Masterpiece 100 (member only)
MAEDA TSUMEGO Collection – SHOKYU 225 download here
MAEDA TSUMEGO Collection – CHUKYU 210 (member only)
MAEDA TSUMEGO Collection – JOKYU 150 (member only)
SAKATA EIO TESUJI 110 download here
SATO SUNAO – REFRESHING TSUMEGO 134 (member only)
SATO SUNAO – FLEXIBLE TSUMEGO 134 download here
TESUJI GREAT ENCYCLOPEDIA
*recommended
2636 (member only)
TSUMEGO CLASSIC – GENRAN 62 download here
TSUMEGO CLASSIC – GOKYO SEIMYO 516 (member only)
TSUMEGO CLASSIC – GOKYO SHUMYO 447 download here
TSUMEGO CLASSIC – GUANZI PU
*recommended
1477 (member only)
TSUMEGO CLASSIC – XUAN XUAN QI JING 347 download here
WEIQI LIFE & DEATH 1000 PROBLEMS
(圍棋死活1000題)
read the review
1035 (member only)
YAMADA KIMIO Interesting Tsumego Dojo 87 download here
YAMADA KIMIO TSUMEGO BOOK1 – BASIC TSUMEGO 101 (member only)
YAMADA KIMIO TSUMEGO BOOK2 – HIGH SPEED ATTACK TSUMEGO 111 (member only)
YAMADA KIMIO TSUMEGO BOOK3 – ROAD TO 3 DAN 108 (member only)
2) TESUJI COMPILATION
PROBLEMS COLLECTION NAME TOTAL SGF DOWNLOAD LINK
ATTACK – ADVANCED 89 (member only)
ATTACK – ELEMENTARY 20 download here
ATTACK – INTERMEDIATE 55 (member only)
ATTACK – PRO 94 download here
CAPTURING STONE – ADVANCED 195 (member only)
CAPTURING STONE – ELEMENTARY 53 download here
CAPTURING STONE – INTERMEDIATE 204 (member only)
CAPTURING STONE – PRO 166 download here
DEFENSE – ADVANCED 116 (member only)
DEFENSE – ELEMENTARY 52 download here
DEFENSE – INTERMEDIATE 67 (member only)
DEFENSE – PRO 90 (member only)
END GAME – ADVANCED 187 (member only)
END GAME – ELEMENTARY 76 download here
END GAME – INTERMEDIATE 175 (member only)
END GAME – PRO 157 (member only)
SABAKI – ADVANCED 113 (member only)
SABAKI – ELEMENTARY 62 download here
SABAKI – INTERMEDIATE 141 (member only)
SABAKI – PRO 109 (member only)
SEMEAI – ADVANCED 51 (member only)
SEMEAI – ELEMENTARY 26 download here
SEMEAI – INTERMEDIATE 74 download here
SEMEAI – PRO 66 (member only)
3) OTHER COLLECTION
PROBLEMS COLLECTION NAME TOTAL SGF DOWNLOAD LINK
The Basics of Go Strategy
*recommended
101 download here
Get strong at Opening 175 download here
Get strong at Attacking 149 (member only)
Get strong at Invading 171 (member only)
Get strong at Handicap Go 165 download here
Making shape strategy
*recommended
30 download here
AMERICAN GO ASSOCIATION PROBLEMS 223 download here
GO GAME GURU TSUMEGO SELECTIONS 420 download here
original source
TSUMEGO BASIC 150 PROBLEMS FROM GOGRINDER 150 download here

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Download also
mark5000’s Guide to The Opening
Kogo Joseki Dictionary
AlphaGo Teaching Tool

Recommended SGF Editor for Tsumego Practice

Drago (windows)
GoGrinder (windows)
Hactar Go (android)
Elygo Pro (android)

“Pay no attention to what the “level” is supposed to be for a life and death problem.”
(Janice Kim 3P)


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