4-4 Point Low Approach, Iron Pillar
- Has this been described? What would be common white move after ? szabgab
- My understanding is that is more common when there was already a black stone part way down the left side, possibly as far as the star point. A two space jump to appears to be an expected continuation. 44PointDiagonalAttachmentLowCornerEnclosure#diag11, BQM360#diag3, and 33PointInvasion#diag6 provide partial discussions. mrand
tapir: This is extremely rare without supporting stones along the left side. For comparison look at the 3-4 point joseki below. It is somewhat similar, but unlike the 4-4 stone the 3-4 stone already closes the door to the corner. is the most common answer to approach to .