4-4 Point 3-3 Invasion 3 Stone Hane, Hane

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The 4-4 Point 3-3 Invasion, Three-Stone Hane, Hane is the most common continuation of the three-stone hane shape.

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Moves are listed by frequency in professional games[1], which is sensitive to whole-board position. Bolded moves are commonly considered joseki.

4-4 Point 3-3 Invasion, 3-Stone Hane, Hane, Cut
[Diagram]
Hane  


Overview

Local Emphasis

Cut (~78%)[1]
[Diagram]
Simple Capture (~18%)  
[Diagram]
Switch Sides (~45%)  
[Diagram]
Fighting A (14%)  
[Diagram]
Fighting B (~8%)  

Outside / Sente Emphasis

The double hane is played ~21% of the time in professional games[1].

Discusion

When to play the double hane?

[Diagram]
Inside and outside hane  

Using the inside and outside hane, Black locks white into the corner from both sides.

[Diagram]
Going for the left side  

If Black doesn't mind giving up the top, he can go all out for the left side by playing B5 in the previous diagram at B1 here.


References

  • [1] ~30,000 professional games downloaded from KifuDepot? from 2018-2022 were used to compute the frequency of moves using the q5go pattern search engine.

4-4 Point 3-3 Invasion 3 Stone Hane, Hane last edited by yuzukitea on September 12, 2022 - 01:32
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