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Subject: Kopano 6x6 Puzzle rss

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David Stoner

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Black to move and win.

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1. a2 The main trap is 1. c3? 2. b1! Moves in the southeast also lose to b1.
2. c3 There's no other way to prevent black playing c3 himself.
3. a4
4. a6
5. b5

and black wins up the left. This illustrates the connection "minimax" principle; 1. a2 connects b2 to the south with minimum investment in the south.

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