Not the sake bottle shape

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The following shapes are NOT sake bottle shape because they are in contact with other stones and/or do not point towards the centre.

Not the sake bottle shape 1


black+circle is one of the key points for attack/defense when Black has extensions along the top and left sides. See Reducing an enclosure framework by capping.

Not the sake bottle shape 2


B1-W2-B3 are a common continuation after this well-known two-space high pincer joseki.

Not the sake bottle shape 3


After a typical Chinese opening exchange, Black might try to get under White on the left with black+circle.

Not the sake bottle shape last edited by PJTraill on December 7, 2018 - 00:30
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