Muko

  Difficulty: Intermediate   Keywords: Ko, Go term

Chinese: 瞎劫
Japanese: 無劫 or 無コウ (mukō)
Korean:

Muko (無劫 or 無コウ, mukō, lit. "non-threat") is the Japanese go term for a false ko threat.

[Diagram]
Example  

In this diagram, W1 is muko.

If White plays at a after Black fills the ko, then Black can play b, White c, and then Black d.

In french, ko threat translates to menace de ko. And muko to menace de con :-)


Muko last edited by Dieter on January 9, 2013 - 18:54
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