All About Life and Death 1
170 Seiten, kartoniert, Ishi Press, 2. Auflage 2015, Erstauflage 1993
The most complete work on tsumc-go ever published in English
Life and Death is a critical subject area for go players. Cho leads the reader through all of the important patterns that occur in play. Because of the vast range of material included, beginners will profit from the book, while experts will still find a challenge.
For beginners through dan-Ievel players
- Use it as a text to study life and death in detail
- Use it as a problem book to sharpen your reading skills.
- Use it as an encyclopedic reference.
Volume 2 analyzes the 'carpenter square', shapes on the sides
and corner shapes arising from josekis and attacks on corner enclosures.
About the Author: Cho Chikun is the foremost Korean practitioner of the Game of Go. He began his professional study at the game of six, becoming the youngest-ever professional at 11. At the age of 24, he won the prestigious title Meijin, and is the only go player ever to have held all top four Japanese titles at the same time. Cover illustration: The Courtesan of Hell dreaming of skeletons at play. A comical ukiyo-e print by Gyosai (1874). From the Ishi collection.
xv Explanatory Notes for Using this Book
001 Life and Death on the Second Line
033 Six-Space Eye Shapes in the Corner
079 Eight-Space Eye Groups in the Corner
125 The Comb Patterns
171 The Carpenter's Square
211 Second Une Shapes on the Side
241 Third Line Shapes on the Side
273 Fourth Une Shapes on the Side
Part Nine: Practical Applications
297 The Star Point and the 3-3 point
Part Ten: Practical Applications
321 Various Ways of lnvading