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(From The 1913 Webster)
These problems come from the book: "The Theory and Practice of Go" by Oscar Korschelt. Oscar Korschelt arrived in Japan in the 1860's where he became a student of one of the leading Japanese Go players of the era. He was one of the German technology experts employed by the Meiji government to help Japan become a modern nation.
Please don't take these problems too seriously while trying to solve them to improve your reading skills. Study the problems in the Problem Academy instead. These problems are of historical value and for your entertainment.
Topher A. Cawlfield, 2002-06-01