Beginner Exercise 120 / Solution

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Bulky five  

The solution of this problem comes when one realizes that the marked spaces actually form a bulky five.

Black can live  

After B1, black has two secure eyes. W2 and B3 are added only to clarify the situation.

white can kill  

After W1, this area is only one eye. The marked space can also never be more than a false eye, so black is dead.

No ko.  

Doesn't black have still a ko if he plays under white 1 ?

unkx80: No. After W3, black dies with a straight three and the marked point is still a false eye.


White should not capture with W1 here, because she can kill without ko.

- Andre Engels

Beginner Exercise 120 / Solution last edited by ryouga on January 22, 2004 - 13:36
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