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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Non-real game problems that encompasses an entire board, or at least the majority of it. Erik Mallinson marked it as to-read Jan 26, Nov 12, Frank rated it liked it.

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Dn added it Apr 15, Even if you don’t know Chinese like me, the dictionary is quite useful as long as you know deafh sequence that problems are presented: After this, if Black plays aWhite answers band hcikun Black tries ba White hane at c kills him. 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.

If White plays 3 at 4, Black can just defend at a.

Where are two cgikun when white plays either a or b? Thanks for telling us about the problem. The descent to Black 1 is also not a very flexible answer.

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.


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Problems dealing with the basic large ‘L’ shape in the corner or derivatives of. 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.

The problems are categorized into two main sections: Each of these volumes includes life and death problems. Descending to is calm. Should auto-imply Instruction-RequiredStrange and Fun.

I’ve heard the japanese language original has more material than the english translation. Nice logically-organized treatment of the subject. Even if you don’t know Japanese, you can usually sort through the web site by comparing it to the English version, which has the same layout.

Now when Black answers by connection athe is alive. This position arose in the fourth and final game of the 31st Kisei Title cgikun between Yamashita Keigo and Kobayashi Satoru. 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.

Gary Abdullah marked it as to-read Apr 03, Despite not have scratched the surface of this book, or the game of go for that matter, Cho Deah Nine-Dan makes every dexth to communicate these complex strategies very well.

What about descending with Black 1 here? Where all the basic, elementary and classical life and death to be included. If Black carelessly plays this move at aa White hane at 4 will mean sudden death.


Encyclopedia of Life and Death

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. Mihai Criveti rated it liked it Aug 18, This is a bit unusual, of course, but since there is only a limited number of interesting positions, this is a natural way to increase this number.

Recle marked it as to-read May 08, MB Taylor marked it as to-read May 17, Be the first to ask a question about All About Life and Death. For what I think were edath reasons, it fell out of print, but has recently been reprinted.

Nardo Leo marked it as to-read Mar 16, The original book was split into three parts, a start, a middle, and an end.

Cho Chikun’s Encyclopedia of Life and Death – Elementary – AnkiWeb

All About Life and Death. No trivia or quizzes yet. After making the diagonal play, Black needs to be careful about how he answers the push and cut of and.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Seemingly well enough for my entry-level weiqi skills. Generally those common life detah death.