is a serious mistake. captures at , recaptures at , at makes the bulky five shape. White is dead.
ProtoDeuteric: I can't see why in this diagram would not work. I think that the above statement that can now make white's eye a bulky five is short sighted...
LukeNine45: What about at ?
ProtoDeuteric: If of the previous diagram was instead played where was, then...well...looks like...no...wait...no...I guess you are right. In this variation of what has turned out to be a failed attempt, I misread where black would have played after .
If White thinks to solve her problems by connecting, Black forces with , next creates the bulky five. is also important. Let's go into 2 and 6.
White has a and b as miai to assure life.