Magic of Placements

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Magic of Placements
Part 1 of the series: Magic of Go (魔力シリーズ)
Publisher: Yutopian, 2009
ISBN13 9781-889554-20-4
328 pp.

Magic of Placements contains three chapters of 50 problems. Problems are shown on the right hand page with the answers, often three diagrams, on the overleaf. Difficulty levels are indicated below the problem diagram by one, two, three or four marks. An additional diagram showing the move order that lead to the problem diagram is shown for a number of the problems in the third chapter Placements for Fighting.

Game database references


Velobici: This is a higher level book. The two of the first three problems, ones of the easiest level, are from the tripod group and the J group. These are covered in detail in Life and Death, which might be required reading to prepare for The Magic of Placements.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction: Terms and Conditions for Placements
  • Chapter 1: Life and Death Placements
  • Chapter 2: Endgame Placements
  • Chapter 3: Placements for Fighting

Sample Material

Chapter 3, Problem 2, White to Play, Difficulty 2 (mirrored)  
Run up to the Problem (1)  
Run up to the Problem (2)  
Run up to the Problem (3)  

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