Tsumego Collection (SGF)

What is Tsumego?

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.

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

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

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