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Problem 4084
life and death
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Black is in poor shape here. The game is surely lost. The usual chatter among the unplayed black stones is silent. Despair has taken them. But all hope is not lost. Whispered discussion on the far side of the board eventually forms a plan. When certain no one is watching them, five black stones steal quickly away, returning with white paint. However, five black stones can only carry so much paint; there is enough to cover just one of them. After some excited discussion hampered only by the need for secrecy, one is chosen to take this risk as their last chance. After the paint is applied, the fake white stone slips quietly to the other side, mingling with the unplayed white stones. Play well! (What move played by White helps Black live?)

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