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  • Problem 329

    Easily Bungled Life & Death Problems Black to Play Composed by Hidaka Toshiyuki 8 dan and published in the Easily Bungled Life & Death Problems booklet as a supplement to Kidō, April 1995. Simple and Easy

  • Problem 328

    Easily Bungled Life & Death Problems Black to Play Composed by Hidaka Toshiyuki 8 dan and published in the Easily Bungled Life & Death Problems booklet as a supplement to Kidō, April 1995. Everyday Technique [Suji] This cannot be settled unconditionally.

  • Problem 327

    Easily Bungled Life & Death Problems Black to Play Composed by Hidaka Toshiyuki 8 dan and published in the Easily Bungled Life & Death Problems booklet as a supplement to Kidō, April 1995. Visualize the Vital Point Instantly

  • Problem 326

    Easily Bungled Life & Death Problems Black to Play Composed by Hidaka Toshiyuki 8 dan and published in the Easily Bungled Life & Death Problems booklet as a supplement to Kidō, April 1995. The Power of the Descending Move In this shape, once the marked Black stone is in place, White is not alive.

  • Problem 325

    Easily Bungled Life & Death Problems Black to Play Composed by Hidaka Toshiyuki 8 dan and published in the Easily Bungled Life & Death Problems booklet as a supplement to Kidō, April 1995. The Case with Two Hanes

  • Problem 324

    Easily Bungled Life & Death Problems White to Play Composed by Hidaka Toshiyuki 8 dan and published in the Easily Bungled Life & Death Problems booklet as a supplement to Kidō, April 1995. The Operation of Liberties

  • Problem 323

    Easily Bungled Life & Death Problems Black to Play Composed by Hidaka Toshiyuki 8 dan and published in the Easily Bungled Life & Death Problems booklet as a supplement to Kidō, April 1995. The Correct Way of Killing

  • Problem 322

    45 Problems Specially Selected for Fierce Fighting Players Black to Play The Last Problem (A) Composed by Sannō Hirotaka 9 dan and published in the 45 Problems Specially Selected for Fierce Fighting Players booklet as a supplement to Kidō, May 1997. Preparatory measures are invaluable.

  • Easily Bungled Life & Death Problems

    Problem Composer: Hidaka Toshiyuki 8 dan I believe that all of the readers have mastered the knowledge concerning the basic tenets of life and death. However, when conditions are altered slightly as in the midst of real game play, what would happen in that case? That may be wondered. In particular, attention is essential in […]

  • Problem 321

    45 Problems Specially Selected for Fierce Fighting Players Black to Play Real Technique, Crude Technique [Hon-Suji, Zoku-Suji] (A) Composed by Sannō Hirotaka 9 dan and published in the 45 Problems Specially Selected for Fierce Fighting Players booklet as a supplement to Kidō, May 1997. Out of two possible moves to play first, only one works.

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