Masterpiece Tsumego Dictionary

Masterpiece Tsumego Dictionary
By: Sekiyama Riichi, Sekiyama Toshio
Publisher: Seibundo Shinkosha, 1976, Revised 2010

Masterpiece Tsumego Dictionary

Japanese Original Edition 傑作詰碁辞典

Blue and black cardboard slip case. 1 volume, 345 pages. By Sekiyama Riichi (関山利一) and his son, Sekiyama Toshio (関山利夫).

Too old to have an ISBN. Numbers on the back are 0376-3854. 1500 Yen

Revised Edition

Published in 2010 (100th year from Sekiyama Riichi's birth). Added 38 new problems composed by Riichi's grandson, Sekiyama Toshimichi. Note that a different kanji is used for 'jiten': 改訂版 傑作詰碁事典 ISBN:978-4416510025

Chinese Translation

This is the same book as 围棋死活题集锦 - 死活与手筋.

It's a brownish Chinese version, 404 pages, a number on the back 7015-1850 (no ISBN), price 2.40 Yuan, same problems, but the Japanese version always gives 3 problems on one page, in the solutions, whereas the Chinese version has the giveaway format of a problem followed by 3-5 solution/failure diagrams.


to be added

Table of Contents

The foreword has been written by Sekiyama Toshio in 1975.

  • L&D Part 1 has 47 tsumegos of level 'C'
  • L&D Part 2 has 66 tsumegos of level 'B'
  • L&D Part 3 has 51 tsumegos of level 'A'
  • L&D Part 4 has 15 tsumegos of level 'A'
  • Tesuji Part 1 has 9 tsumegos of level 'C'
  • Tesuji Part 2 has 24 tsumegos of level 'B'
  • Tesuji Part 3 has 26 tsumegos of level 'A'
  • Tesuji Part 4 has 6 tsumegos of level 'A'

Sample Material

to be added

Masterpiece Tsumego Dictionary last edited by hnishy on October 26, 2022 - 11:02
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