Short J Group
The short J group is actually a tripod group followed by the - exchange. It is alive as it stands. A White stone around a makes it unsettled, however. Playing at b is a wrong and leaves the group unsettled.
It should not be confused with the J group.
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Short J group
Attempt 4, alternative
Mistake after follow-up 4
Straight Short J group
[Short J group with extra leg]
An extra White stone on the upper side
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The descent at is answered by as well. Black has only 2 points of territory, the best result for White.
If captures, then and lives by oshitsubushi as well.
Black must also be careful when White has played at if he does nothing While can kill him with White a
TO ADD what is blacks best defence
If White has a stone at at b white needs to play a (see attempt 1 above)
TO ADD what about White c