Move C is huge! Black starts to ruin White's territory, and there will be more moves like this to come. It even puts the marked White stones in a bit of danger.

Move B is the small one. It saves the marked stone, which is worth a little, but not enough.

When White gets the big point with , he wins with 28 points to Black's 26.

Move A is the pointless one. It captures two stones, but they were dead anyway! White simply plays the big point, and then he can't lose.

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