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 White hane at 2 is a good move, and then answering by pushing in once again with kill the Chho group. For what I think were political reasons, it fell out of print, but has recently been reprinted.

Mihai Criveti rated it liked it Aug 18, Should auto-imply Instruction-RequiredStrange and Fun. This ancient chinese text contains challenging problems.

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Please note that in the Kisei game the notch is four lines wide whereas in the problem above, the notch is three lines wide. See also “Corner based”, “Side based”, “Floating” and “Giant”. Descending to is calm. Solution 2 looks dead to me.


Yes, Japanese version has more material only because there is a deatth volume which is not translated. Gary Abdullah marked it as to-read Apr 03, 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. Where all the basic, elementary and classical life and death to be included. So-called life and death problems have always been my least favorite part of go, and reading – imagining the different sequences – is probably the weakest part of my play.

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Dan marked it as to-read Jul 24, If Black carelessly plays this move at aa White hane at 4 will mean sudden death. Recle marked it as to-read May 08, This two-volume tesuji dictionary was originally published by Kensaku Segoe and Go Seigen in Where are two eyes when white plays either a or b?

The second half, to kill problems, of each book seems to be noticeably harder than the first half, to live problems. Refresh and try again.

All About Life and Death last edited by The sequences of diagrams are simple too as the characters for ‘correct’, ‘wrong’ and ‘reference’ are easy to recognize. Problems taken from real amateur games.


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About Cho Chikun Nine-Dan. Special problems that stem from professional games or other specifically designed problems.

This ancient Japanese tsume-go book was orginally crafted by Meijin Dosetsu Inseki in Vanadiumo added it Jan 11, Thanks for ilfe us about the problem. This very systematic and deqth book probably helped me quite a bit in this area that I’ve always found tedious, with easy-to-follow explanations that get right to the point. These can often prove instructive as most of us are still amateurs, and the situations that arise in such games are relevant to our experience.

Cho Chikun’s Encyclopedia of Life and Death – Elementary

Shusaku’s ear-reddening move and Dosaku’s Nose hit. If White plays 3 at 4, Black can just defend at a.

It’s filled with challenging and fascinating tesujis that look like they’ve been lifted from games, all organized by general theme.