# Tagged Questions

Go problems, typically about life and death situations.

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### Why is this tsumego solution wrong?

I'm trying to understand why my solution to this tsumego is incorrect. It's "Basic problem #26" from Tsumego Pro and looks like this: \$\$ ---------------------------- \$\$ . . . . . . . . X . O X . . | \$...
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### Tsumego elementary problem 633 - seki?

I'am trying to solve problem 633 of the elementary set (black's move): It seems to me that after black takes the outside liberty, it's a seki. Or is there a better solution?
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### Tsumego elementary problem 157

I tried to solve this tsumego, black is on the move: it seems to me that white can kill black only if he wins the ko two times. Is that correct? After first ko win he will connect at 1-3 and after ...
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### Why is this the solution?

I'm a very weak go player, playing very occasionally. I however enjoy easy tsumego problems on the train on my phone, as I find it more fun than, say, crosswords or sudoku. However, the app I use (...
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### Tsumego intermediate problem 11 - possible without winning ko two times?

This tsumego (intermediate problem 11) gave me hard time: I actually only found a solution where black must win the ko two times, which is nasty. Is there a better solution? It actually looks like ...
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### Tsumego problem 899

I am not able to solve this tsumego problem 899 of the elementary set. Black is to move and perhaps to kill white. But it seems to me that regardless of what black does, white will always make one eye ...
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### life and death: 2 x 4 in the corner with defects

In a go game (with another 4K) I got a 2 x 4 region in the corner with lots of defects. W1 almost surely will happen. Can White get life or ko? \$\$Wm1 \$\$ |------------ \$\$ | . . . . X . \$\$ | . . O ...
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Played a game on KGS. We are both 4K. He was good at life and death, and I am rusty. Was B1 sente? \$\$ ------------| \$\$ . X O 2 1 . | \$\$ X . X O . . | \$\$ . . X O . . | \$\$ . . X O O . | \$\$ . . X X ...
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### A reference of practical tsumego?

There are insanely many tsumego in existence, but many of them are very artificial and would never occur in real games. While any tsumego helps to improve, specifically learning shapes likely to be ...