Large Knights Extension From Third Line

   

This situation arose in a recent game of mine. It appears that it canít be cut. I think it only works when extending from a living group and when your opponent's surrounding stones do not overhang or surround your group from the side. If this move already has a page, please let me know.

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Large Knight's Extension From Third Line  

HolIgor: There are situations where this is good for black, certainly. But, black is not short of other good continuations like hane, nobi or one or two space jumps on the third line depending on the surroundings.


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Related pages: Monkey Jump, Large Knights Move

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When the large knight's extension can be cut. (black+circle is decisive.)  

Authors:

   * BenAxelrod

Large Knights Extension From Third Line last edited by tapir on December 4, 2011 - 22:21
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