RTG Problem 27 / Solution

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Solution  

W1 occupies the vital 1-2 point, then W3 pushes. After W5, Black finds that he is unable to prevent White from connecting the W5 stone outside due to shortage of liberties.

[Diagram]
Variation (W7 at W5, B8 at W3)  

If B2 makes a tiger shape, then W3, W5 and W7 kills.

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Variation (B8 at W3)  

Connecting Black to attempt miai at W7 and W9 results in a squeeze.

No, B8 at W9 lives. If White captures at W3, Black recaptures. Instead, extend as above:

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W7 is a snapback  

If B6 captures, W7 at W3 maintains the situation. If B7, then W6 connects.


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Variation B4 at D18  

a and c are miai.

If B6 at a then W7 at c.

If B6 at c then W7 at a.


[Diagram]
Variation B4 at D18  

b and d are miai.

If B6 at b then W7 at d.

If B6 at d then W7 at b.


RTG Problem 27 / Solution last edited by JoelR on June 7, 2011 - 18:14
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