# RTG Problem 63 / Attempts

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Possible starting points

Each of these is a possible starting point as explained in /Discussion

Herman Hiddema: Note that this does not mean that other moves are impossible, just that these moves are the ones that seem most logical to me personally.

 Table of contentsBeginning with a Standard Monkey Jump Variant Monkey Jump 1 Variant Monkey Jump 1b Variant Monkey Jump 1c Correct White Response to Monkey Jump Beginning with b Beginning with c Beginning with d Dieter's attempt Beginning with e Continuation Table of diagramsPossible starting points Standard Monkey Jump Variant Monkey Jump 1 Variant Monkey Jump 1c W2 is wrong W2 is wrong - even simpler Correct White Response to Monkey Jump Possible starting points Dieter's second attempt Dieter's attempt ... ... ends in ko Hane first Hane first Hane first Hane first Hane first Hane first W lives - B played good endgame

## Beginning with a

### Standard Monkey Jump

Standard Monkey Jump

The monkey jump standard sequence fails. is sente, threatening to capture and . makes miai of a and b; each creates two eyes.

### Variant Monkey Jump 1

Variant Monkey Jump 1

After , 7 and 8 are miai.

### Variant Monkey Jump 1c

Variant Monkey Jump 1c
is wrong

Dieter: must be at

is wrong - even simpler

or actually simply this way.

### Correct White Response to Monkey Jump

Correct White Response to Monkey Jump

Herman Hiddema: Dieter is correct, the right response to is (in this case). For other cases, see Monkey Jump.

## Beginning with b

Possible starting points
Dieter's second attempt

Dieter: this was my second attempt. I liked it. I still have to explore refutations.

Herman Hiddema: Try at

## Beginning with d

### Dieter's attempt

Dieter's attempt ...
... ends in ko

Herman Hiddema: Actually, at a makes seki, the eye is too big. Dieter: quite so.

## Beginning with e

Hane first

unkx80: Seems like the correct order is to first hane at , before the monkey jump. If at a, then the same kills, no?

Hane first
Hane first

Herman Hiddema: White remembers that his opponent's good move is his good move, and puts at in the first diagram...

### Continuation

Hane first

tderz: springs to mind, with A or B as possible options, ...

Hane first

tderz: of which A = is premature

Hane first

tderz: is necessary, as otherwise ...
to be cnt. ....

W lives - B played good endgame

tderz: ... but this is not good enough - I have seen the solution now!

RTG Problem 63 / Attempts last edited by Unkx80 on January 10, 2009 - 10:27