In today’s episode of “man I wish I knew more life and death” …

I was playing someone 4 stones stronger than me and we reached this position:

The correct move in this position is based on the Clossi approach “remove the base” principle. I wont say what it is though.

After failing to get that kill, I had another one in this position:

Here, let’s work through the Clossi approach:

  1. remove the base? done
  2. surround? there are a few surround moves but “reduce eye space” via “there is death in the hane” is more important – the right move is T15

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