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(No. 148: Feb. 22, 1999)



Elementary level: Answer

Black 1 is crucial. After White 2, Black gets a Seki
with 3 to 7. If White 2 at 3, Black lives with 6.

Elementary level: Answer



Elementary level: Wrong Answer

Black 1 is wrong. White kills Black with 2 to 8.
If Black 7 at 8, White 7 kills Black.

Elementary level: Wrong Answer



Intermediate level: Answer

Black 1 and then 3, is crucial to create White's shortage of liberties.
After White 4, the next diagram.

Intermediate level: Answer



Intermediate level: Answer(Continued)

Black plays 5 to 9. White dies
because it is short of liberties.

Intermediate level: Answer(Continued)



Intermediate level: Variation

If White 2, Black 3 kills White.

Intermediate level: Variation



Intermediate level: Wrong Answer

Black 1 lets White get a Ko with 2.

Intermediate level: Wrong Answer



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