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Answers

(No. 368: May 12, 2003)



Elementary level: Answer

Black 1 is the vital point to win the capturing race.

Elementary level: Answer



Elementary level: Wrong Answer

Black 1 lets White get a Ko with 2.

Elementary level: Wrong Answer

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Intermediate level: Answer

Black 1 is crucial.
After White 2, Black gets a Ko with 3 and 5.
If White 2 at 4, Black 5, White 2 and Black 3.
The result is the same.

Intermediate level: Answer



Intermediate level: Answer (Variation)

If White 2, Black gets a Ko with the moves 3, 5 and 7.

Intermediate level: Answer (Variation)



Intermediate level: Reference Diagram 1

If White 2, Black 3 gets one eye.
If White tries to kill Black with the moves 4 to 10,
Black captures the White stones with the moves to 11.

Intermediate level: Reference Diagram 1

White 10 : connects at Black 7



Intermediate level: Reference Diagram 2

If White 2, Black lives with the moves 3 to 7.

Intermediate level: Reference Diagram 2


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