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Capture a Group of 4 Stones

[Animation of capture a group of 4 stones] It takes 8 white stones to capture this black group.

Notice that if black had played these 4 stones in a straight line, instead of in a square lump, it would have taken 10 white stones (that is, 10 moves) to capture them. Hmmm ...

Now, how about a group of 3 black stones that also requires 8 white stones to capture?

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How to Teach GO by Mindy McAdams.

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