Tderz No problemo ... - technique learnt from a hamete variant of the taisha (which I never play - the taisha in general)
Rich: If you start with , why not like this?
JoelR: Now each has 3 liberties (including ), plus the shared liberty, and it's White's move.
TDerz: I missed a lot !
Rich: Although it seems that the black corner is now dead. I've probably missed something...
Tderz: and are miai. Black is dead
Tderz: All of this excellent stuff written above proofs:
Dieter: Black cannot save his cutting stones but lures out his two stones.
Or can White do even better?
DJ: This last diagram seems not so good for White:
Now either Black lives or captures also the two stones in the corner. A similar sequence happens if is at a ( at ):
Tderz: Ode to unkx80 (what a composition) - Wahnsinn - I'm lost.
I gave several careless random shots and linger for the solution: is Black doomed on both sides??
unkx80: How embarassing... I seemed to have posted a composition that does not work. -_-
I originally have two solutions in mind.
But now I think kills.
Which means, I need to give Black more liberties as follows. Sorry for the blunder.
Bill: That's OK, unkx80. Even the gods falter. :-)