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.

Recommended SGF Viewer / Editor

Famous Tsumego Composers

Tesuji (Clever Move) Compilation

Other Collection

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