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 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.

An example is included below. 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. The descent to Black 1 is also not a very flexible answer. I think this 2 volume set for sale at Yutopian is the lifee version.

Problems made by the goproblems users themselves, with no book or other players inspiration. May 17, Joseph Michael Rosser rated it liked it Shelves: Nardo Leo marked it as to-read Mar 16, Now if only I could remember even half of these! Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

After this, if Black plays cgoWhite answers band if Black tries ba White hane at c kills him.


Encyclopedia of Life and Death at Sensei’s Library

Onestep92 added it Nov 24, This two-volume tesuji dictionary was originally published by Kensaku Segoe and Go Seigen in Solution 2 looks dead to me. Please note that in the Kisei game the notch is four lines wide whereas in the problem above, the notch is three lines wide. Mostly problems in which you’re allowed to make a move instead of your dwath.

So, ch you can do is to try to find it as used book, maybe from eBay. Krebs added it Aug 12, Vanadiumo added it Jan 11, The hole at a is a weak point, but if Black simply connects at athis becomes the same position as the last pattern, and he dies.

Encyclopedia of Life and Death

I’ve heard the japanese language original has more material than the english translation. Paperback chiikun, pages. The English translation is roughly ‘Manual of Endgame Positions.

I think I read somewhere that Ishi translated volume 1 without Cho Chikun knowledge approval. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

The problems become more difficult as one proceeds through the set of six books. This position arose in the fourth and final game of the 31st Kisei Title match between Yamashita Keigo and Kobayashi Satoru. Edit page Discuss page. For example, in the ‘Mother of Seven Sons’ problem, the seven sons refers to seven white stones at the core of the problem. Want to Read saving…. Problems dealing with the basic ‘L’ shape in the corner or derivatives of.


Mihai Criveti rated it liked it Ilfe 18, The plays at a and b are miai. Should auto-imply Instruction-RequiredStrange and Fun. Seemingly well enough for my entry-level weiqi skills.

Cho Chikun’s Encyclopedia of Life and Death – Elementary

The vital point but. Prremis added it May 29, All About Life and Death last edited by This classic Chinese text dates from the fourteenth century, originally published in by Yan Defu and Yan Tianzhang. Erik Mallinson marked it as to-read Jan 26, Where all the basic, elementary and classical life and death to be included.

Unfortunately, the chkiun Black stones on the left side suffer from a shortage of libertiesso White 2 and the placement of 4 mean instant death. To ask other readers questions about All About Life and Deathplease sign up. Nice logically-organized treatment of the subject.

Aren’t those Yutopian books Chinese translations? In referencing these problems, I’ve indicated from which part originated the problem, along with the problem number.

Special problems that stem from professional games or other specifically designed problems. All About Life and Death.

The vital point is somewhere else. All About Life and Death is a two volume set published by Ishi Press containing common corner and side patterns that may live or die.