Staircase ten

Staircase ten  

This is the staircase ten and is together with the bulky ten the biggest corner shapes that can be turned in a seki by the attacker.

The vital point for this shape is at a


The importand idea is that after W1, W2 and B3 are miai after that it becomes quickly a seki. Black can play B6 at W7 for a ko but black needs to make the first ko threat.

See Also: [ext]

Staircase ten last edited by MrTenuki on September 24, 2010 - 07:17
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