Gokyo Shumyo, Section 1, Problem 37 / Solution

Main line  
One continuation  
Another continuation  

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.

Failure 1  

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

Failure 1 - variation  

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

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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