# Beginner Exercise 107 / Attempts

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White first.

Jasonred Here's my attempt at this... my thought was that it's either 1 or a, because b seems to lead the path of bulky five, and c definitely leads to squared six in the corner... actually, quite a few points here other than 1 and a seem to lead to bulky five type things, but I'm not sure, with that extra liberty?

ChrisSchack As best I can tell, this is a rectangular six in the corner with a single outside liberty - just a bit of a strange one.

unkx80: Yeah, it is slightly strange. Any other takers before I reveal the solution?

Simple Ko

Confused: The best I came up was this sequence. By playing 3 outside and not at a, White needs to win only one ko to kill the group.

unkx80: This is the solution I am looking for. =)

nicky24?: What about this?. When white plays 1, Black has to Connect at 2. Then White plays in the Vital point?

Or if Black plays at a, White plays at b

Refutation

symplicity: Black is alive now. This both defends the cut and makes maximum eyeshape.