3-4 point low approach one-space low pincer

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One-space low pincer  

This close pincer has been played for centuries, and there are many worked-out joseki for it.



For a while the two-space high pincer here was the most popular, but B1 is severe and has never been really out of fashion.

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White's answers  



In order of popularity in a database search, White's answers are.

There are some other possibilities, such as the Chen Zude play at j that is mentioned in the Yang Yilun book Whole Board Thinking in Joseki. The book also recommends k if white is dealing with the Kobayashi formation.


3-4 point low approach one-space low pincer last edited by pasky on December 6, 2007 - 01:12
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