(Moved from kosumitsuke joseki and dereferenced)
Is this joseki? I thought I would ask. - kungfu
According to my collection of professional games, is always answered at a (28 times out of 28 times this position occurred). Black b looks like the most interesting answer to . - Andre Engels
phenomene : Ishida gives this variation in his famous Dictionary of Basic Joseki (vol. 1, p.157). He says : "I played this move on impulse, without having particularly studied it".
yes that is joseki up to 1, excluding 2
a and b can be next moves for black
BlueWyvern: Shouldn't the pincer stone be one space closer?