Beginner Exercise 181 / Solution

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White lives  

If White is to move, White lives by capturing with W1. Now White can secure two eyes by playing a or b.

Black makes seki  

If it is Black's move, he can choose to make a seki by playing B1...

Black makes ko for life  

...or, Black can choose to make a ko for the life of the White group by playing at B1. W2 takes the ko first.

Black wins the ko  

If Black wins the ko, he will connect at B1, making a crossed five. White is dead since Black can almost fill with a rabbity six.

White wins the ko  

If White wins the ko, she will make two eyes by capturing at W1.

Beginner Exercise 181 / Solution last edited by byorgey on December 22, 2004 - 15:06
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