Wimmer Joseki

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Wimmer Joseki  

B9 starts the joseki invented by, and named after, Manfred Wimmer. The usual play for black here is a

Wimmer Joseki  

a seems to exist as an alternative to W6

Wimmer Joseki, continued  

B11 is required, making good shape at a gives a bad result, see below.

After W16 fighting goes on unpredictably, but having studied the situation is of course an advantage.

Wimmer Joseki, mistake  

Cited from Pok's [ext] site:
"Good shape" at B11 results in a possible capture of the central black cutting stones after this sequence.

Wimmer Joseki last edited by DudleyMoore on June 8, 2018 - 15:21
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