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Do professional-level Go players memorize a list of endgame positions as part of their training?

As in this question there were two questions, I extract the second question here.
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Strategy for studying professional games?

I recently took A. Dinershtein's Go style test. It was useful to me, as the test is aimed at finding professional players who might think the way you do, for study purposes. It has definitely worked ...
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Why did black avoid the straightforward capture here?

The following position is from a 1998 China-Japan friendship match, described in Shuko's book The Only Move by Hinoki Press. $$Bcm31 Why B33? $$ --------------------------------------- $$ | . . . . . ...