Weekly Go problems: Week 131

Here are the weekly Go problems for week 131.

Black plays first in all problems and all solutions are labeled ‘correct’. Have fun!

Easy Go problem

You need to find two very useful tesuji, but first remember the basics.

 

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Intermediate Go problem

It’s a capturing race, so what’s the fastest way to reduce White’s liberties?

 

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Hard Go problem

The shape is a bit confusing, but if you’ve solved previous weeks’ problems you’ll be able to find the vital point.

 

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If you have any questions or want to discuss any of these problems, please leave a comment below at any time. You can use the coordinates on the problem images to discuss a move or sequence of moves.

You can also download the solutions as a PDF or SGF file by clicking the links below each problem.

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