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PageType: Path   Difficulty: Introductory   Keywords: Tesuji, Tactics, Go term

Chinese: 枷/枷吃 (jia1/jia1 chi1)
Japanese: 下駄 ゲタ (geta)
Korean: 장문 (jang moon)

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Net  

A net is a technique where one or a few stones are captured by blocking the exits. The basic form of a net is B1 in this diagram. The marked white stone now cannot escape: If White plays a, Black answers at b; if White c, then d.

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Capturing two stones  

Capturing two stones in a net. a and b are miai and so are c and d.

[Diagram]
Atari and net  

In this diagram, White captures the cutting stones with the combination of W1 and W3 in this diagram.



[Diagram]
three stones  

From three stones onward, the common technique of W1 for one or two stones does not work anymore. However, if white+circle were at a, then we have a position known as the crane's nest tesuji and Black's stones are captured.


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Net last edited by Dieter on March 25, 2014 - 14:39
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