Sunday Problem #57

Published 4 Jul 2021 by antti (last edited 18 Jul 2021)

This is a classic tsumego that sharp-eyed readers may remember from Hikaru no Go.

Black to play.

Solution
Solution
Black 1 is the correct starting move; most other killing attempts fail to White playing at 1. Following, after white 2, 3–5 strictly reduce White to one eye.
If white tries 5 instead of 2, then black 4 kills.

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antti wrote 2 weeks, 1 day ago:

Solution added. Sorry for the delay!