Go Puzzle Sheet #11.1

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Endgame positions


. . . O # # . . .
. . . O O # . . .
. . O . O # . # .
O O O O # # . . .
O # # . # O # # #
# . # . # O O O #
. # . # # O . . O
. . # O O . O O .
. . # O . . . . .
There's only one worthwhile place for Black to play. Where is it?

. . . . . . . . .
. . . . . . . . .
O O O O . . O . .
. # . O O O . . .
# # # # # O O O O
. . # . . # O . O
. . . # . . # O #
. . . . . # . # #
. . . . . . . . .
There's only one worthwhile place for Black to play. Where is it?

. . . . . . . # .
. . # . . . # # O
. . . # # # # O O
. # # O O O O O .
. # O O , . . . O
. # . . O O . O .
. # # # # O O . .
. . . . # # . O .
. . . . # . O O .
Is this game finished, apart from neutral points?

. . . O # . . . .
. . . O # . . . .
. O . O # . # . .
. . . O O # . . .
. . . O , . # . .
. . O O O . # . .
. O . O . . # . .
. . . O O # . # .
. . . O . # . . .
Is this game finished, apart from neutral points?

. . # . # O O # .
. . # . # O # . #
# # # # # O # # #
. O # O O O O O .
# # O . O . . O #
O O O . . O O O O
. . . O O # # # #
. O . O # # . # .
. . . O . . # . .
Black to play. Where is biggest?

. # . . # O . O .
. . # . # O O O O
. . # # O # # # O
. . # O O . # . #
. # . O , O . # .
# # O . . O . # .
# O O . . O O # .
O . . . . O . # .
. O . . . O . # .
Which two points are worth playing and which should White play first?


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