Answer

 










The black stones are dead! The marked white stone is just where Black wanted to play to make a nose between two eyes.

If White needs to capture black's stones, he can start with . This leaves Black with only one liberty, so Black might capture the two white stones by playing .









 
When Black takes off the two white stones, White can play right back inside the space left behind. He catches the lot!









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UK Go Challenge home 1 November 2003