Move one space further with snapback

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    Keywords: Tactics
[Diagram]
Black to play and kill  

White has just played white+circle

Black to play and kill

[Diagram]
Black to play and kill  

Solution

If White 'a', black will capture three stones with snapback.

B1 uses snapback to move one space further.

[Diagram]
Otherwise, white lives  



unkx80: It is not just life and death. This technique is applicable to endgame too.

[Diagram]
Endgame  

Black to play.

[Diagram]
Endgame  

This is the solution. Note the snapback of B3.

[Diagram]
Endgame  

B3 here loses two points.



Problems

  1. [ext] http://www.goproblems.com/prob.php3?id=6350

Author: Jared (7/05)


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Move one space further with snapback last edited by 68.49.3.251 on July 12, 2008 - 19:06
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