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Kills from the outside
Life for White
RiffRaff: I think this would also work.
Skylancer: Is really necessary? White is still dead because is death in gote.
tenuki leaves a and b as miai for the kill.
For that matter, I think that any other is also death in gote : seems to kill without leaving any ko threats.
erislover If black plays tenuki because of miai for the kill, then a and b do threaten to live so white will get a ko threat.
Alex: Right, but the point is that is not, itself a ko threat, nor is any other . After , White needs three moves to live, so leaves no ko threats. White is not going to play and die in gote just to create one ko threat for later. ;-)
erislover - Almost anything seems to kill. White has no response here, either. a is met by b, b is met by c, ...
zinger: I like this way best - killing from the outside. Later, if this group comes back to life due to a ko elsewhere, will still be a good move.
Tas: But if the killing move leaves no ko threats there are no way a ko elsewhere wil make it come back to life...
Xanthus: Just to be complete, these two 's also seem to kill. This gives a nice total of five possibilities!
zinger: And beyond that, there is the absurd-looking move at a, which technically also kills, but is obviously worse.