Under the Stones Example 1
Black cannot take White 6, that would leave Black with a false eye after White plays 7. Black plans to let White capture 1 and 5.
-- Morten Pahle (10kyu)
I figured I'd throw in the resulting moves, for the novice players (like myself). -- FCS
anon: White plays 3 instead of 2, wouldn't she?
Herman: Yes, the purpose of in this diagram is to show white cannot escape, it is not optimal play.
If White plays at either a or b, Black should respond with the other. If White plays c, Black should capture at a. If White plays d, Black should reinforce c. a and b now become miai for Black.
Wow! You're right. I completely missed that. In fact it took me a couple minutes to understand why it's better. So I guess I'll write it out for all us novices.
To the left you'll see the b response. Black ends up with two spots of territory and one captured piece. A total of 3.