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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Submit a game for review! For example, in the ‘Mother of Seven Sons’ problem, the seven sons refers to seven white stones at the core of the problem. An example is included below.

No trivia or quizzes yet. It’s very important for Black to answer this by descending at. Mihai Criveti rated it liked it Aug 18, Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. Yes, Japanese version has more material only because there annd a 2nd volume which is not translated. The descent to Black 1 is also not a very flexible answer. 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.

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You can’t play on a 4×4 board, but there are some nice problems. Shawn Moore marked it as to-read Sep 26, 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.


White 2 and 4 are powerful plays, but Black 5 is a nice answer. I think I read somewhere that Ishi translated volume 1 without Cho Chikun knowledge approval. It was published by Ishi Pressbut then Ishi stopped releasing books. 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.


This ancient Japanese tsume-go book was orginally crafted by Meijin Dosetsu Inseki in There are no discussion topics on this book yet. So, all you can do is to try to find it as used book, maybe from eBay. Please note also that all problems use japanes rules. A collection of problems created by Master Go Seigen 9p, and out of which problems Lire. Erik Mallinson marked it as to-read Jan 26, This position arose in the fourth and final game of cjo 31st Kisei Title match between Yamashita Keigo and Kobayashi Satoru.

Dan marked it as to-read Jul 24, Should auto-imply Instruction-RequiredStrange and Fun.

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Now when Black answers by connection athe is alive. David Carlton ‘s review. It would be the same as teaching multiplication and division to children who have lifee even learned addition and subtraction. Max rated it it was amazing Oct 01, Please note that in the Kisei game the notch is four lines wide whereas in the problem above, the notch is three lines wide.


Nov 12, Frank rated it liked it. Descending to is calm. Published May 28th by Ishi Press first published June Problems taken from real amateur games. After Black’s diagonal play, is the vital point for making eye shape.

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The original edition is in Japanese see the dictionaries page but lire is out of print. About Cho Chikun Nine-Dan. 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 fierce contact fights.

The vital point is somewhere else. Submit a new text post. See also “Corner based”, “Side based”, “Floating” and “Giant”.

Refresh and try again. Vanadiumo added it Jan 11, I’ve had luck getting this and other common Japanese references such as joseki chiku tesuji dictionariesfrom Amazon’s Japanese web site, http: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

The vital point but. Recle marked it as to-read May 08, Each of these volumes includes life and death problems.