# Get Strong At Life And Death / Errata

### Page 22 problem 23

"Black 1 at 3 also kills White." is repeated twice. Delete one of them.

### Page 43 problem 58

The marked white stone is missing in the problem diagram, but present in the solution diagram. In my opinion, it should be present in both, rather than absent in both.

--Dieter

### Page 57 Problem 76

Black to play and live

Here is the book's solution

Black lives

Black lives by setting up the comb formation. This is possible because Black's move threatens to capture the 4 Black stones on the left.

Black lives

Black can also start by playing to the left of , in order to guarantee two eyes.

It seems to me that White can defend his left 4 stones by playing a typical sacrifice in capturing races, gaining one move

White gains a move

Now Black can't throw in and atari, due to a shortage of liberties, and has to spend an extra move to capture .

Black gets a ko

I don't see any better result for Black.

--ilan

### Page 64, problem 81

White can live unconditionally

For this problem the author gives the following solution:

followed by:

Wrong continuation

Unfortunately is a mistake.

Black may play at here resulting in:

White is short of liberties

The correct solution is:

Correct continuation

now black is short of liberties and cannot connect at a.

### Page 70 problem 90

This error was pointed out to me by my club member Bart Vandeputte (12k). --Dieter 1k

Diagram 90: White kills Black

The author writes: if Black at , then White - Black a - White kills him. This is not true.

Variation: White 5 at 1

Black lives with .

Correct variation

White at , and this is probably what the author meant.

### Page 96 problem 121

Wrong: White to play and kill the white stones.
Right: Black to play and kill the white stones.

### Page 129 problem 160

The marked white stone is missing in the problem diagram. (Present in the solution diagram).

### Page 152 problem 187

Wrong: The marked stone seems well positioned to to create a false eye.
Right: The marked stone seems well positioned to create a false eye.

Get Strong At Life And Death / Errata last edited by PeterHB on April 16, 2009 - 23:33