BQM 547

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This line of the 34 Point Low Approach Two Space High Pincer Hazama Tobi is described as an overplay for Black. But how does white play if Black is stubborn?

Dave: It looks like W6 should be at "a" (C17) instead of G16. White threatens to push at "b" and cut. Meanwhile "a" prevents B1 from pushing and cutting.

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If this push and cut, Black seems fine.

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This also seems to work for B. There does seem to be some aji around 'a', but I don't know how to exploit it.

Tapir: Not sure at all, but Black can't resist here because of the a aji.

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Overplay  



Bill: The Suzuki - Kitani Small Joseki Dictionary gives the following reply:

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BQM 547 last edited by Dieter on January 13, 2012 - 17:20
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