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. Sensei’s Library, page: Encyclopedia of Life and Death, keywords: Life Death CD is a collection of life and death problems by Cho Chikun. By: Cho Chikun Publisher: Ishi Press, June ISBN10 , 4- X combined pp. All About Life and Death is a two.

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Should auto-imply Instruction-RequiredStrange and Fun. I’ve heard the japanese language original has more material than the english translation. Aren’t those Yutopian books Chinese translations? Despite not have scratched the surface of this book, or the game of go for that matter, Cho Chikun Nine-Dan makes every effort to communicate these complex strategies very well.

Encyclopedia of Life and Death

For what I think were political reasons, it fell out of print, but has recently been reprinted. Real game problems where the moves amd be played according to the rest of the board. Prremis added it May 29, Now if only I could remember even half of these! Even saying so, there are still those who teach beginners without teaching life and death problems or capture races.

May 21, Micah rated it liked it Shelves: Kevin Burget marked it as to-read Jun 27, Dn added it Apr 15, A collection of problems created by Master Go Seigen 9p, and out of which problems No. They only teach fuseki, intuition and the logical order of moves, etc. Special problems that stem from professional games or other specifically designed problems. This is totally wrong.


This ancient Japanese tsume-go book was orginally crafted by Meijin Dosetsu Inseki in If Lkfe plays 3 at 4, Black can just defend at a. Supposedly this was an unauthorized translation and as a result it will never be reprinted by anyone.

Encyclopedia of Life and Death at Sensei’s Library

The problems are categorized into two main sections: Kiseido has slowly resurrected books of Ishi Press, but this books is not yet resurrected.

Want to Read saving…. So-called life and death problems have always been live least favorite part of go, and reading – imagining the different sequences – is probably the weakest part of my play. Otherwise known as ‘chinrou.

All About Life and Death. For example, in the ‘Mother of Seven Sons’ problem, the seven sons refers to seven white stones at the core of the problem. This book consisting of two volumes is a translation of volume 1 of Cho Chikun ‘s Japanese language book Life and Death Dictionary listed on the dictionaries page. I just bought the two volumes after I bought an used English edition of volume one. Gary Abdullah marked it as to-read Apr 03, This is why you shouldn’t get angry when you play on asian servers and they win despite having the worst opening skills.

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. In under 10 minutes I’ve learnt black to play and live, white to play and live, black to play and kill white etc.


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 chl get right to the point. Nardo Leo marked it as to-read Mar 16, Paperbackpages. Return to Book Page.

This position arose in the fourth and final game of the 31st Kisei Title match between Yamashita Keigo lifd Kobayashi Satoru. Log in or sign up in seconds. Submit a new link. The problems take fanciful and historical aspects, with themes relating to stories and events. Nov 12, Frank rated it liked it.

Black to Play and Live. Problems made by the goproblems users themselves, with no book cyo other players inspiration. What about descending with Black 1 here? Descending to is calm. May 17, Joseph Michael Rosser rated it liked it Shelves: If Black carelessly plays this move at aa White hane at 4 will mean sudden death.

Now when Black answers by connection athe is alive.


Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. Edit page Discuss page. These fho often prove instructive as most of us are still amateurs, and the situations that arise in such games are relevant to our experience.