Trick play example 2

  Difficulty: Advanced   Keywords: Joseki
Trick play  

B1 is a trick play.

White is tricked  

White is tricked in this diagram.

White is tricked  

White can't protect against both of Black a and Black b. A favourable ladder is desired by Black, however.

Correct answer  

W2 is the correct answer, The position is joseki again after B3.

Example by danoontje

Hane Naoki - Yi Se-tol 3rd CSK Cup 2004-03-22  

Dave: Yi played B1 in order to end in sente to play B3. Note that in this and the other pro games where B1 has appeared Black always plays tenuki after W2. This is a normal, although quite rare, joseki. It may offer opportunities for White to go wrong but what joseki doesn't?

Trick play example 2 last edited by Dieter on June 6, 2008 - 00:21
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