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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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. The original edition is in Japanese see the dictionaries page but it is out of print.

Encyclopedia of Life and Death

Please note that in the Kisei game the notch is four lines wide whereas in the problem above, the notch is three lines wide. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. What about descending with Black 1 here? Now if only I could remember even half of these! The second half, to kill problems, of each book seems to be noticeably harder than the first half, to live problems.


In this diagram Black has a liberty at aso even if Black merely lie to 1, things don’t go as they did in the last diagram. This time Black can live.

Dn added it Apr 15, Thanks for telling us about the problem. The vital point but. This is a confusing position because there are deagh number of possible ljfe for the first move, but the diagonal play at is the only move that will allow Black to live. Want to Read saving…. I can check it later, I think I have translation of some chapters.

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Real game problems where the moves must be played according to the rest of the board. For example, in the ‘Mother of Seven Sons’ problem, the seven sons refers to seven white stones at the core of the problem. You can’t play on a 4×4 board, but there are some nice problems.

All About Life and Death by Cho Chikun Nine-Dan

This ancient chinese text contains challenging problems. In other words, in this situation there are two ways for Black to live.


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It’s very important for Black to answer this by descending at. 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. I just bought the two volumes after I bought an used English edition of volume one. The plays at a and b are miai. David Carlton ‘s review. The original book was split into three parts, a start, a middle, and an end.

It was published by Ishi Pressbut then Ishi stopped releasing books. All About Life and Death. Considering the deathh 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.

Holger Maerz fhikun it as to-read Jun 03, Be the first to ask a question about All About Life and Death. Should auto-imply Instruction-RequiredStrange and Fun.