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Problem 8310
by bass
Famous Problems, Instruction Required, Giant, Pro Game, Whole Board Positions

It is the year 1959. You are playing white, in an official game. The game is played by Japanese rules, which means that every time you defend inside your own territory, you lose a point. The game is awfully close, a half pointer in fact, and you have both passed. Your opponent demands that you must defend at A, and you quickly count that if you do, you will lose the game hy half a point. What is your opinion on the situation?

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