4-5 point, 3-3 invasion, attach
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Cutting the other side
Playable if ladder
Fight and squeeze
is not a recommended move because iof the clamp at . Next, Black should play a, b being a mistake.
Black may favor the corner, especially if the ladder in the previous diagram doesn't work, but usually this is better for White. can be omitted to play elsewhere.
If black does play at , then . If Black cuts on the outside, this result follows which is good for White.
This reverts to the 4-4 point, 3-3 invasion and is not White's best option, which shows that was not Black's best option.