*Lesson two*

Exercise
Exercise
Participants
Participants
Participation
Participation

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The second lecture was commenced on the 18th of April, 2009. Hock Doong’s again as the lecturer, and the attendants were Azam, Ah Tek, Shino and Michael.

The lecture began with an problems and solution shown in the picture, also to help to improve the beginner’s thinking in killing opponent’s stones in a cleaner way. Chances in participation was also well given to the audiences in solving life and death questions.

The lecture comprises:-
1) Reviewing Introductory Problems level one.
2) Living and dead shape
3) Mutual live (seki)
4) Dead Spaces
5) The theory of Bend “4”

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*Living/Dead space*

Bend 4
Bend 4
Dead shape 1
Dead shape 1
Dead shape 2
Dead shape 2

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Some of the fundamental living and dead shape shown were discussed during the lecture. It is utmost important for beginner to understand the pattern of living and dying shape.

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*Go book recommendation*

Elementary Go Series, Volume 4
Elementary Go Series, Volume 4

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After the lecture, Hock Doong had also recommend the participants to have a chance to grab the book: Elementary Go series, volume 4 of Life and Death (book)by James Davies (1996), Kiseido Publishing Company.