Yang Yilun 7 dan was born in Shanghai, China. He became a professional Go
player at the age of 14, and has won a number of major tournaments, including the 1973
National Weiqi Tournament, and the 1985 Yunzu Title Match. Representing his hometown, Yang's
Weiqi team was five-time champion in the Chinese Professional Team Tournament. In 1978, he
began his coaching career by training the Shanghai
professional Weiqi Team. He was responsible for the nurturing of many well-known players,
including Cao Dayuan 9 dan, Rui Naiwei 9 dan,
Chang Hao 7 dan, and Hua Xuamen 7 dan.
Since 1986, Mr. Yang has been teaching Go in the United States. He is the chief instructor
of the American Go Institute in Los Angeles, California. Via the internet and by regular
correspondences, he is the teacher (Sensei) of hundreds of Go students in the U.S., Canada,
England, Denmark, Germany, Hong Kong, France, Poland, Singapore, and Taiwan. He is known as
"yly" and "rabcat" on the Internet Go Server (IGS).
This two-volume set is a collection of some 200
life-and-death problems designed and developed by Sensei Yang. By studying these
wonderful and intriguing puzzles
one can greatly improve
one's reading and fighting abilities, and also develop an appreciation for the
beauty of the game. Moreover, one gets the
opportunity to learn from one of the greatest and most
well-respected masters in the Go world.
This book contains puzzles for Senior and Advance players. 214 pages.
ISBN 1-889554-07-3 By studying these wonderful and intriguing puzzles one can greatly improve oneÕs reading and fighting abilities, and also develop an appreciation for the beauty of the game. Moreover, one gets the opportunity to learn from one of the greatest and most well respected masters in the Go world. Back to Go Book PageBack to Go Game PageBack to Game Page
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