surround in sente


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Reason: this is a personal insight, attempting to turn into a general principle

Surrounding is an important, if not the governing aspect of Go. Surrounding in sente is the key.

Surround in sente  

B2 is the key move here. Even if B8 can try to kill, it builds major strength while forcing White to live small inside. Next Black can turn to the lower side.

Surround in sente  

W2 takes a vital point in the struggle for strength. Black must come out at a or he will die. W2 not only threatens to kill but it also provides strength to White's group.

surround in sente last edited by Dieter on January 18, 2022 - 10:49
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