Chisaku's famous sacrifice


This is from a game played c.1810.

Gembi's attack  

Hayashi Gembi played W1 against Okunuki Chisaku's large group. The group can live easily. However, . . .

Black pushes through  

With B1 - B7 Chisaku keeps from being hemmed in.

Thickness and sente  

In so doing Black sacrifices eighteen stones for thickness and sente, which he uses to invade on the left side.

White resigns  

Black won by resignation after move 163 ( B1 ).

Chisaku's famous sacrifice last edited by CharlesMatthews on May 26, 2006 - 14:42
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