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(No. 360: Mar. 17, 2003)



Elementary level: Answer

Black 1 is the vital point.
If White 2, Black creates a Ko with 3.

Elementary level: Answer



Elementary level: Reference Diagram

If White 2, Black 3 lets White take at 4.
Then to the next diagram.

Elementary level: Reference Diagram



Elementary level: Reference Diagram (Continued)

Black takes the five White stones with 5 and 7 and lives.

Elementary level: Reference Diagram (Continued)



Elementary level: Wrong Answer

Black 1 allows White the vital point 2 and dies.

Elementary level: Wrong Answer

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Intermediate level: Answer

Black plays 1 to 7 first,
then Black 9 is the vital point to win the race.

Intermediate level: Answer



Intermediate level: Wrong Answer 1

Black 5 allows White the vital point 6 and loses the race.

Intermediate level: Wrong Answer1



Intermediate level: Wrong Answer 2

To play Black 5 and 7 first fails.
White gets a Ko with 8 to 12.

Intermediate level: Wrong Answer2


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