Sunday Problem #40

Published 7 Mar 2021 by antti (last edited 14 Mar 2021)

This is a problem from Chō Chikun’s Yose no Tesuji (), or Endgame Tesuji.

Black to play.

Solution
Solution
Black’s attachment of 1 is the key move. If White tries to resist with 2, then he gets captured by 3–5.
Instead of 2, White has no choice but to play 3 himself and sacrifice the two stones to the right.

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antti wrote 1 month ago:

Solution added.