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 alludes to the shape of the [ext] Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit bomber.

B2 Bomber  


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:

Probe and mistaken continuation  

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

Probe: continuation to B2 Bomber  


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

B2 Bomber last edited by PJTraill on September 1, 2020 - 00:24
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