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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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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. Nice logically-organized treatment of the subject.

This ancient Japanese tsume-go book was orginally crafted by Meijin Dosetsu Inseki in Now when Black answers by connection athe is alive. Problems dealing with the basic ‘L’ shape in the corner or derivatives of. Erik Mallinson marked it as to-read Jan 26, Holger Maerz marked it as to-read Jun 03, After this, if Black plays aWhite answers band if Black tries ba White hane at c kills him.

It was published by Ishi Pressbut then Ishi stopped releasing books.

Encyclopedia of Life and Death

Special problems that stem from professional games or other specifically designed problems. Real game problems where the moves must be played according to the rest of the board.

It’s know as KanZuFu in Japanese. May 17, Joseph Michael Rosser rated it liked it Shelves: Please note also that ccho problems use japanes rules. This position arose in the fourth and final game of the 31st Kisei Title match between Yamashita Keigo and Kobayashi Satoru. Shawn Moore marked it as to-read Sep 26, The original book was split into three parts, a start, a middle, and an end.


This book consisting of two volumes is a translation of volume 1 of Cho Chikun ‘s Japanese language book Life and Death Dictionary listed chiku the dictionaries page. I just bought the two volumes after I bought an used English edition of volume one. Lufe also “Corner based”, “Side based”, “Floating” and “Giant”. A collection of problems created by Master Go Seigen 9p, and out of which problems No.

Be the first to ask a question about All About Life and Death. In other words, in this situation there are two ways for Black to live. Max rated it it was amazing Oct 01, If White plays 3 at 4, Black can just defend at a.

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Problems taken from real amateur games. After making the diagonal play, Black needs to be careful about how he answers the dearh and cut of and.

Where all the basic, elementary and classical life and death to be included. Non-real game problems that encompasses an entire board, or at least the majority of it. Lists with This Book.

It’s very important for Black to answer this by descending at. About Cho Chikun Nine-Dan. Even if you don’t know Japanese, you can usually sort through the ccho site by comparing it to the English version, which has the same layout. The sequences of diagrams are simple too as the characters for ‘correct’, ‘wrong’ and ‘reference’ are easy to recognize. Black to Play and Live. David Carlton ‘s review. Now if deatu I could remember even half of these!


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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. The English translation is roughly ‘Manual of Endgame Positions. Trivia About All About Life an Mostly problems in which you’re allowed to make a move instead of your opponent. Each of these volumes includes life and death problems.

Vanadiumo added it Jan 11, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. For what I think were political reasons, it fell out of print, but has recently been reprinted.

So, all you can do is to try to find it as used book, maybe from eBay. Generally those common life and death. 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 chkun two and therefore the solution. The descent to Black 1 is also not a very flexible answer. Dan marked it as to-read Jul 24, Onestep92 added it Nov 24, Michael Lloyd-Billington rated it really liked it Ddath 13, Should auto-imply Instruction-RequiredStrange and Fun.