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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David Carlton ‘s review. If Black carelessly plays this move at aa White hane at 4 will mean sudden death.
Return to Book Page. For each pattern the correct line of play is shown as well as a number of variation diagrams. All About Life and Death. I can check it later, I think I have translation of some chapters. Let’s look at the variations one at a time. Now if only I could remember even half of these!
Aren’t those Yutopian books Chinese translations? This two-volume tesuji dictionary was originally published by Kensaku Segoe and Go Seigen in Dan marked it as to-read Jul 24, The vital point but. Nice logically-organized treatment of the subject.
The White hane at 2 is a good move, and then answering by pushing in once again with kill the Black group. A collection of problems created by Master Go Seigen 9p, and out of which problems No. Nov 12, Frank rated it liked it. The original book was split into three parts, a start, a middle, and an end.
Edit page Discuss page. The problems are categorized into two main sections: After this, if Black plays aWhite answers band if Black tries ba White hane at c kills him.
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It’s know as KanZuFu in Japanese. After Black’s diagonal play, is the vital point for making eye shape. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. 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. The problems take co and historical aspects, with themes relating to stories and events.
Descending to is calm. So, all you can do is to try to find it as used book, maybe from eBay. White 2 and 4 are powerful plays, but Black 5 is a nice answer. I was told by the sales staff at Kiseido that Yutopian is suppose to re-lease it July, but I don’t know if they were referring to the Japanese or the English edition. Please note also that all problems use japanes rules. This is a confusing position because there are a number of possible alternatives for the first move, but the diagonal play at is the only move that will allow Black to live.
This very systematic and thorough 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.
You are right that Black can’t get two eyes but if White plays either a or b Black takes the other one and gets a seki so the black stones are alive. When Black answer at 5, White plays hane at 6. Onestep92 added it Nov 24, Where are two eyes when white plays either a or b? I’ve heard the japanese language original has more material than the english translation.
Black to Play and Live. Otherwise known as ‘chinrou.
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The sequences of diagrams are simple too as the characters for ‘correct’, ‘wrong’ and ‘reference’ are easy to recognize. This classic Chinese text dates from the fourteenth century, originally published in by Yan Defu and Yan Tianzhang.
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Gary Abdullah marked it as to-read Apr 03, Want to Read saving…. Josh rated it liked it May 21, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Paperbackpages. Erik Mallinson marked it as to-read Jan 26, 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: