Scartol: is the move for Black, threatening the snapback throw-in at a. White can't threaten the double-capture at b, because Black will immediately take and have the extra room to make the snapback happen. Black emerges with a victorious grin.
Fhayashi: is futile, right? Isn't it better played elsewhere?
kishi Can white recover this corner in any way? Or save itself?
unkx80: The short answer is, no.
abcd_z: The solution I can up with had a slightly larger snapback, but it amounted to the same thing. White is dead, and an attempt at a would lead to a snapback at b.
HolIgor: Answer to the last diagram