Go Puzzle Sheet #8.1

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Strong and weak


. . . # O . . . .
. O # # O . . . .
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. . O # O # . # .
. . O O # # . . .
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How can White save the weak white group?

. # O . O . # . .
. # O . O O # . .
. . # O O # . # .
. . . # O # . . .
. . . # O # . . .
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How can White save the weak white group?

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. . B # . . . . .
. . O # O . . . .
. # # O O C . . .
. . O A # . . . .
. . O . . . . . .
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Where is White weak? Should Black attack with A, B or C?

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. . . . O # . . #
. O . . O O # # .
. . O . . . O . .
. . . . O . O O O
. # . . . . O # #
. . # . . . O # .
. # . . # . O # #
. . . . . . O # .
Which is the weak group Black needs to defend?

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. . O # # . . . .
. # # O O . . . .
. . O # . . . . .
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Find a move that helps White's weakest stone or stones and attacks Black.

# . O . O # . O .
# . O O O # . O .
. # . O . # . O .
# . # O . # . O .
. . # O O # O . .
. . . # # O . O .
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. . . # . O . . .
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Black to play. Which of the two weak groups will die first?


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