4-5 point Josekis
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The 4-5 point emphasizes center influence. It is both the least common and the most center-oriented of the five standard opening points.
Please note that many joseki after an initial 4-5 point transpose to better known 3-4 or 3-5 point joseki.
- 4-5 point 4-3 approach keima, contact at 6-3
- at a, black b, white 5: 4-5 point 4-3 approach keima, contact at 6-3, vulgar cut
- 4-5 point, 4-3 approach, Thrust (more question than joseki)
can play at the 3-3 point, reverting to one of the 3-3 point low approach josekis.
If attaches, White can clamp at . This reverts to the sequence where White invades at first, Black attaches and White clamps at . It's considered suboptimal for Black. See 4-5 point 3-3 invasion attach