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|Terri Schurter||I have a question about this problem. It says that there are two half eyes and one full eye. I can see that the inside group can tenuki and live, so I suppose that this must be so. If there were three half eyes it could be killed. But I look at the full eye and there are only two shoulders controlled by the center group. Isn't an eye in the center of the board controlling only two shoulders a half eye?|
|Darrell Malick||Hi Terri,
Good question. The eye in the center is a full eye because it controls two shoulders and has miai for the third shoulder. If the Black takes one, then White will take the other maintaining the eye.
|Terri Schurter||Thanks. I thought it might have something to do with the two half eyes.|
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