Xuanxuan Qijing Problem 9 / Solution


W1 reduces the black group into one eye. However, can White make two eyes for her inside group?


B2 is necessary to deny two eyes. B4 prevents seki. W7 captures the four black stones. It's a bent four, but...

Surprise #1  

B1 under the stones may be a surprise. Black is threatening ko by throw-in at W2 and then capture at a. White calmly prevents ko with W2. After Black capture of four stones....

Surprise #2  

White unleashes her own under the stones. White is alive and Black is dead.

Xuanxuan Qijing Problem 9 / Solution last edited by hnishy on February 4, 2023 - 06:08
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