# Beginner Exercise 129 / Solution

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### Solution

Solution

, atari the two stones. If White connects at a, White dies in gote.

Solution

After , a and b are miai, so the white group has only one eye.

Variation - wrong

White might try to play hane at in order to play in sente. If black gives the usual answer, a and b are miai for life. If is answered with white would have a chance to escape at .The correct answer is to keep following on the second line with or throw-in at to reduce eyespace.

Variation - correct

After the throw-in at , a and b are miai for black to kill.

### Failure

Failure

One of the simplest refutation to the hane of is . After and , it is not possible for Black to play at a.

Failure

The squeeze of allows White to play atari in the direction of .

Caveat

Atari at is a mistake. After , White cannot play at a, so White is dead.

Failure

White lives easily.

Failure

Beginner Exercise 129 / Solution last edited by Unkx80 on October 6, 2009 - 19:03
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