Snapback Problem 15 / Solution

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Answer: Black owns 5 points of territory.

Reason: Black does not need to defend at all.

Black does not need to defend  

Even if White has filled up all the outside liberties, there is no need for Black to defend against the double atari at a.


If W1 double atari, then B2 connects. When W3 captures two black stones...

The snapback  

.. B4 is the snapback.

Now the territory count: When we cancel out White's two dead stones against Black's two prisoners, we get back 5 points.

Snapback Problem 15 / Solution last edited by Unkx80 on October 1, 2005 - 18:10
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