Life and Death - Intermediate Level Problems
Life and Death: Intermediate Level Problems by Maeda Nobuaki 9 Dan, is a pocket sized book containing 110 life and death problems selected from Maeda's three volume set Maeda Tsumego. The problems are presented in groups of ten. Within each group the problems increase in difficulty from roughly 7 kyu to 2 dan. Therefore, all problems ending in the numeral '1' are the easiest; all those ending in the numeral '0' are the hardest.
Two problems are presented on each odd-numbered (right hand) page with the solutions on the overleaf.
Note: solutions to problems in this book may be ko.
The book contains some errata
See the publisher's blurb
to be added
Velobici: Problem 41 is one that I do not understand at all! Please note that the problems occur in sets of 10 (numbered from xx1 to xx0), with the first problem in each set of ten being the easist and the last being the hardest. The problem numbered xx1 are the easiest in the book, followed by those numbered xx2, etc. Therefore problem 41 is among the easist. The solution is .
Why not run to the right?
How does help?
Does White just push in with a and b?