BSR2003 Lower Left

    Keywords: EndGame
White moves first  

W5 is gote. Black: 37 points, White 19. Score: +18

Black moves first  

B5 is gote. B7 and W8 are added to finish encircling.

Black : 43 (taking into account the captured stone). White 11. The score is +32.

Local score is +25. The value of the move is 7.

Black moves first. Variation b.  

Black: 42. White 8. Score: +34. This variation is 2 points worse for White.

Black moves first. White tenuki.  

Black 45. White 6. The score +39.

The value of white's tenuki is -3.5.

White moves first. Black tenuki.  

Black: 35. White: 19. The score: +16. The value of Black's tenuki is -1. If White cannot find a way to explore the aji, of course.

Lucky I want to show a variation no one said anything about. I didn't reach a final conclusion but I think it is very interesting. The cut at a still exists.

White combination  

This W1 and W3 put Black in difficulty.

First answer  

B1 seems too greedy.

Second answer  

This answer is bad shape, shortage of liberties.

Third answer  

This is simpler; but White gains a lot.

BSR2003 Lower Left last edited by CharlesMatthews on June 27, 2003 - 17:51
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