Beginner Exercise 105 / Solution

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KarlKnechtel: This looks like too perfect a setup to have come from a real game. Having realized what must have happened... pretty and yet grotesque in a way ;)


White tries to keep Black separated, since otherwise the purpose of the original moves is defeated...


... but now White is caught in a ladder.

White backs down  

chtito: So I guess that White should answer like this instead.

The final result is not so bad for White, is it?

Bill: It's grim, Jim. Look at how many moves White has wasted.

W2 and W4 are thick, but lose sente. Here is a thought:


This is still good for Black (although B8 - B10 is questionable). Is it worth it for White just to save a few stones?

Beginner Exercise 105 / Solution last edited by BillSpight on April 2, 2003 - 00:50
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