Ko Types

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Kos can be classified by different criteria and behaviours. Among them are

Ko Types by Ko Intersections

Kos can be classified by their intersections.

For the theory, see the paper [ext] Ko

Ko Types by Positional Context

Ko Types by Nature of Ko Fight

Ko Types by Life and Death

For the theory, see the paper [ext] Types of Basic Ko.

Top level classification

So far this classifies on the basic kos.

Fighting Kos

The following list shows just some examples. This should be extended.

  • basic endgame ko
  • basic fighting ko

Disturbing kos

Disturbing death

  • Dead ko
  • double disturbing death
  • closed death

Disturbing life

  • active disturbing life
  • inactive disturbing life
  • 1-eye-flaw

Semi-stable kos

  • molasses open kill
  • molasses closed kill
  • molasses life
  • unknown semi-stable ko

Additional Aspect of Location

Ko Types by Cycle

One possible cycle criterion is cycle length:

Ko Types by Value

Ko Types by Shape


Page creation by RobertJasiek.

Ko Types last edited by PJTraill on December 23, 2018 - 13:39
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