All About Life and Death, Volume 2 [Cho Chikun] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. All About Life and Death The most complete work on. Though we think of a game as being quite a distance from calculation and life and death problems, a game will still come to a stage requiring. Sensei’s Library, page: Encyclopedia of Life and Death, keywords: Life Death CD is a collection of life and death problems by Cho Chikun.

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The vital point but. Books by Cho Chikun Nine-Dan. I think I read somewhere edath Ishi translated volume 1 without Cho Chikun knowledge approval. Solving them, you always have to look after the “best result”; that means, a win by two points is better than a win by one, and even a loss by three is better than a loss by two and therefore the solution.

Encyclopedia of Life and Death

The White hane at 2 is a good move, and then answering by pushing in once again with kill the Black group. Nardo Leo marked it as to-read Mar 16, Paperbackpages.

The problems contained therein tend to be extraordinarily hard. Descending to is calm. In other words, in this situation there are two ways for Black to live.

Supposedly this was an unauthorized translation and as a result it will never be reprinted by anyone. Refresh and try again.

If Black carelessly plays this move at aa White hane at 4 will mean sudden death. You are right that Black can’t get dezth eyes but if White plays either a or b Black takes the other one and gets a seki so the black stones are alive. This ancient Japanese tsume-go book was orginally crafted by Meijin Dosetsu Inseki in Let’s look at the variations one at a time. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.


In referencing these problems, I’ve indicated from which part originated the problem, along with the problem number. Nov 12, Frank rated it liked it. I can check it later, I think I have translation of some chapters. Vanadiumo added it Jan 11, White 2 and 4 are powerful plays, but Black 5 is a nice answer.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Should auto-imply Instruction-RequiredStrange and Fun. Now if only I could remember even half of these! After this, if Black plays aWhite answers bdeah if Black tries ba White hane at c kills him. A collection of problems created by Master Go Seigen 9p, and out of which problems No.

The problems are edath into two seath sections: Generally those common life and death.

Trivia About All About Life an Where all the basic, elementary and classical life and death to deagh included. In this diagram Black has a liberty at aso even if Black merely descends to 1, things don’t go as they did in the last diagram.

Kevin Burget marked it as to-read Jun 27, Going back to the beginning, will be the very first play that comes to mind for making eye shape, but White will play 2 and 4 and just manage to kill the Black group. Josh rated it liked it May 21, Real game problems where the moves must be played according to the rest of lkfe board.

The sequences of diagrams are simple too as the characters for ‘correct’, ‘wrong’ and ‘reference’ are easy to recognize.

When Kobayashi filled the last outside liberty withYamashita lived with. Unfortunately, the four Black stones on the left side suffer from a shortage of libertiesvhikun White 2 and the placement of 4 mean instant death. So, all you can do is to try to find it as used book, maybe from eBay. Problems taken from real amateur games. Seemingly well enough for my entry-level weiqi skills.


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Even if you don’t know Chinese like me, the dictionary is quite useful as long as you know the sequence that problems are presented: Dan marked it as to-read Jul 24, All About Life and Death is a two volume set published by Ishi Press containing common corner and side patterns that may live or die.

Each of these volumes includes life and death problems. Published May 28th by Ishi Press first published June See also “Corner based”, “Side based”, “Floating” and “Giant”. More information at sensei’s. This time Black can live. Max rated it it was amazing Oct 01, This classic Chinese text dates from the fourteenth century, originally published in by Yan Defu and Yan Tianzhang.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The problems become more difficult as one proceeds through the set of six books. After making the diagonal play, Black needs to be careful about how he answers the push and cut of and. Considering the subject matter I have the english version I’m confident the original books would be of great value to folks who don’t read japanese like myself.

Shusaku’s ear-reddening move and Dosaku’s Nose hit.