Classical life-and-death problems
There are quite a number of classical life-and-death problems posted on Sensei's Library. Please add to the list below.
The following are classical life & death collections from China and Japan. Several of them are completely available on Sensei's Library. Such collections sometimes share part of their problems, so you may encounter duplicates.
|Name||Available On SL?||When?||Description|
|Xuanxuan Qijing||Yes||1347||347-problems written by Yan Defu and Yan Tianzhang in 1347|
|Guanzi Pu||No||16th c.||1473-problems written by Guo Bailing in the 16th century. Endgame tesujis and encroachment problems.|
|Xian Ji Wu Ku||Yes||c. 1629||a famous Chinese go manual compiled around 1629 in the Ming Dynasty by Lu Xuanyu and his son.|
|Igo Hatsuyo-ron||Yes||1713||183-problems written by Dosetsu Inseki in 1713, hardest of the classical collections.|
|Gokyo Shumyo||Yes||1812||520-problems written by Hayashi Genbi and published in 1812.|
|Gokyo Seimyo||Yes, the 3rd volume||1835||494-problems written by Hayashi Genbi and published in 1835 as a sequel to Gokyo Shumyo.|
|Shikatsu Myoki||Yes||1910||168-problems written by Honinbo Shusai.|
Classical Problem Books which ought to be available on SL
- Xuanlan (Japanese: Genran)