Gokyo Shumyo, Section 1, Problem 37 / Solution

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Main line  
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One continuation  
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Another continuation  
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Variation  

Black can block at B2, due to the presence of the marked stone. He wins in territory, but leaves the aji of the cut at a.

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Failure 1  

Simply descending at W1 is wrong. Black ataris and connects ...

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Failure 1 - variation  

... or connects underneath. It is this combination which the preparatory move by White at a makes impossible.

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Failure 2  

Simply capturing at W1 is insufficient to make two eyes. The jump at B2 kills.


Problem 38
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Gokyo Shumyo, Section 1, Problem 37 / Solution last edited by xela on January 15, 2008 - 05:48
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