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 Post subject: L19 Go Problem Championship: Round 10
Post #1 Posted: Mon Apr 24, 2017 8:46 pm 
Judan

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Welcome to Round 10 of the L19 Go Problem Championship.

All problems are black to play. As usual, provide your solutions either via hide tags, or direct private message to me.

Problem 1 (3 points)
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[go]$$Bc
$$ ------------------
$$ | . O . . . . O X .
$$ | O O . . O O O X .
$$ | X X O O X X X X .
$$ | . . X X . . . . .
$$ | . X . . . . . . .
$$ | . . . . . . . . .[/go]


Problem 2 (6 points)
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[go]$$Bc
$$ --------------------
$$ . . O . . . . . . |
$$ . X X O . . O X X |
$$ . . . O . . O O X |
$$ . X X O . X O X . |
$$ . . . O O O X . . |
$$ . . X X X X . X . |
$$ . . . . . . . . . |[/go]


Problem 3 (9 points)
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[go]$$Bc
$$ | . . . . . . . .
$$ | . X X X X . . .
$$ | X O . , . X . .
$$ | . O . O . X . .
$$ | . O . . O X X .
$$ | . . . . . O X .
$$ ----------------[/go]


Have fun! :salute:

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Post #2 Posted: Mon Apr 24, 2017 11:55 pm 
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W dies with 1 ko threat ( tiger's mouth => solid connect :bc: ) :)
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[go]$$B
$$ -------------------
$$ | . O . 3 . . O X .
$$ | O O 2 1 O O O X .
$$ | X X O O X X X X .
$$ | . B X X . . . . .
$$ | . . . . . . . . .[/go]
:study:
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[go]$$B
$$ --------------------
$$ . . O . . . 1 . . |
$$ . X X O . . O X X |
$$ . . . O . . O O X |
$$ . X X O . X O X . |
$$ . . . O O O X . . |
$$ . . X X X X . X . |
$$ . . . . . . . . . |[/go]

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Post #3 Posted: Tue Apr 25, 2017 12:36 am 
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@ EdLee:

EdLee wrote:
W dies with 1 ko threat ( tiger's mouth => solid connect :bc: ) :)
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[go]$$B
$$ -------------------
$$ | . O . 3 . . O X .
$$ | O O 2 1 O O O X .
$$ | X X O O X X X X .
$$ | . B X X . . . . .
$$ | . . . . . . . . .[/go]


Even here, White has three ko threats.

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[go]$$B
$$ -------------------
$$ | . O . 2 . . O X .
$$ | O O 3 1 O O O X .
$$ | X X O O X X X X .
$$ | . X X X . . . . .
$$ | . . . . . . . . .[/go]


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[go]$$B
$$ -------------------
$$ | 7 O 4 O 5 . O X .
$$ | O O X X O O O X .
$$ | X X . 6 X X X X .
$$ | . X X X . . . . .
$$ | . . . . . . . . .[/go]

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Post #4 Posted: Tue Apr 25, 2017 3:17 am 
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 Post subject: Re: L19 Go Problem Championship: Round 10
Post #5 Posted: Tue Apr 25, 2017 7:14 am 
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@EdLee:
Problem 1 looks good :-)

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Post #6 Posted: Fri Apr 28, 2017 9:11 pm 
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1. Golden Chicken Standing on One Leg ("金鸡独立")
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[go]$$Bc
$$ ------------------
$$ | . O . 3 . . O X .
$$ | O O 2 1 O O O X .
$$ | X X O O X X X X .
$$ | . . X X . . . . .
$$ | . X . . . . . . .
$$ | . . . . . . . . .[/go]


2.
The first intuition is
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[go]$$Bc
$$ --------------------
$$ . . O . . . . . . |
$$ . X X O . 1 O X X |
$$ . . . O . . O O X |
$$ . X X O . X O X . |
$$ . . . O O O X . . |
$$ . . X X X X . X . |
$$ . . . . . . . . . |[/go]


However, W can resist at :4 and then make a ko:
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[go]$$Bc
$$ --------------------
$$ . . O . 0 7 3 6 9 |
$$ . X X O 5 1 O X X |
$$ . . . O 8 2 O O X |
$$ . X X O 4 X O X . |
$$ . . . O O O X . . |
$$ . . X X X X . X . |
$$ . . . . . . . . . |[/go]


So B should destroy W's eye shape first:
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[go]$$Bc
$$ --------------------
$$ . . O . 4 . 3 . . |
$$ . X X O . 2 O X X |
$$ . . . O 5 1 O O X |
$$ . X X O . X O X . |
$$ . . . O O O X . . |
$$ . . X X X X . X . |
$$ . . . . . . . . . |[/go]

3.
The intuition is a ko:
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[go]$$Bc
$$ | . . . . . . . .
$$ | . X X X X . . .
$$ | X O . , . X . .
$$ | . O . O . X . .
$$ | . O 1 . O X X .
$$ | 4 3 2 5 . O X .
$$ ----------------[/go]


Variation:
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[go]$$Bc
$$ | . . . . . . . .
$$ | . X X X X . . .
$$ | X O . , . X . .
$$ | 6 O 7 O . X . .
$$ | 5 O 1 . O X X .
$$ | . 3 2 4 . O X .
$$ ----------------[/go]

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 Post subject: Re: L19 Go Problem Championship: Round 10
Post #7 Posted: Sun Apr 30, 2017 10:12 pm 
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@gamesorry:
Problems 1 and 2 look good.

For Problem 3, what about this?

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[go]$$Bc
$$ | . . . . . . . .
$$ | . X X X X . . .
$$ | X O . , . X . .
$$ | . O . O . X . .
$$ | . O 1 6 O X X .
$$ | 4 3 2 5 . O X .
$$ ----------------[/go]


For example:
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[go]$$Bc
$$ | . . . . . . . .
$$ | . X X X X . . .
$$ | X O . , . X . .
$$ | . O 8 O . X . .
$$ | . O 1 6 O X X .
$$ | 4 7 C 5 . O X .
$$ ----------------[/go]

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 Post subject: Re: L19 Go Problem Championship: Round 10
Post #8 Posted: Sun Apr 30, 2017 10:16 pm 
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Solutions and updated leader board are given below.

Problem 1


Problem 2


Problem 3


Leaderboard
  1. gamesorry - 120
  2. EdLee - 75
  3. dfan - 70
  4. Schachus - 68
  5. Shaddy - 49
  6. hyperpape - 26
  7. mongus - 19
  8. Lanrose - 16
  9. jeromie - 13

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