Ignore the Blighted Stones


When looking for a tesuji, sometimes stones are so blighted that perhaps you could just ignore them. Of course, ignoring any stone leaves some chance of mistake; but I am just looking for an approximation, a way to find tesuji suggestions.

See also: Blighted Stones Have Little Use


Tapir: What to do with this page? Details matter, often getting some work out of blighted stones can be the whole purpose of a tesuji. Below an example which I had trouble to comprehend, but the blighted stone can make the difference between life and death.

Blighted stones matter...  
Blighted stones matter... - comparison diagram  

MrTenuki: One possible way to phrase this might be mentioning that blighted stones are a form of aji, and that you shouldn't commit aji keshi by trying to rescue them immediately.

Ignore the Blighted Stones last edited by MrTenuki on November 25, 2011 - 17:04
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