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noun (pl=atari, pl2=ataris, pl3=ataries)
  1. (italbrac, game of go) A move that threatens the immediate capture of one or more stones.
    • 1990 May 25: Jonathan Buss, Watanabe vs Buss, moves 15-17, <tt>rec.games.go</tt>, http://groups.google.com/group/rec.games.go/msg/71a8c96919059843?dmode=source
    • : In situations like this, beginners often make the mistake of giving an , which strengthens only the opponent.
    • 2003: Peter Shotwell, Go! More Than a Game
    • : ... White responds with an of her own ...
    • 2004: John Fairbairn, Invitation to Go
    • : The important thing to note is that playing the simple first fails ...
Etymology: åãã.


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