Sunday Problem #45

Published 11 Apr 2021 by antti (last edited 20 Apr 2021)

This is a classic tesuji problem. I unfortunately don’t know the origin; my source material is a tsumego printout from a dōjō I used to go to when I was insei.

Black to play.

Solution
Solution
Black’s first-line peep of 1 is correct. To keep attacking, White has to connect with 2, but then 3 ensures Black’s group has four liberties and so she wins the capturing race.

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antti wrote 2 weeks, 5 days ago:

Solution added.