B2 Bomber

   
For the humorous article under this name until 2019-11-18, see The Power of the B2 Bomber

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The B2 Bomber is a name for a heavy lump of 6 stones, a dango. The name relates to the shape of the [ext] Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit bomber.

[Diagram]
B2 Bomber  

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/b/be/USAF_B-2_Spirit.jpg/200px-USAF_B-2_Spirit.jpg?alignleft.jpg


One way it can arise is from peeps at a trumpet connection (double tiger's mouth), as in this failed attempt to create sabaki with a probe at a shimari:

[Diagram]
Probe and mistaken continuation  

W9 should have been further out at a[1]. As a result, Black can make the white stones heavy:

[Diagram]
Probe: continuation to B2 Bomber  

Notes

[1] See e.g. the section Some Important Terms and Concepts in 501 Opening Problems.


B2 Bomber last edited by Sebastian on November 18, 2019 - 18:41
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