Beginner Exercise 8 / Solution
works too but forces Black to answer at . This way Black lives too but with only two points.
If White plays a, Black plays b; and vice-versa
The most tempting failure is probably the atari at . White ignores it and takes the vital point at .
Black's capture is answered by the nobi of and if Black finally protects his eyespace, it is already reduced to straight three and White plays the killing move .