Dia 1-1: Black plays 1
Dia 1-2: and takes one stone
Dia 1-3: Capturing one stone...
During a Go game one or more stones can be captured by
completely surrounding them, i.e. filling all empty
points around them. We show two examples: on the left
a one stone capture, on the right a three stone capture.
Once black has played 1 he removes the captured white stones
from the board leading to the 2nd diagram positions.
Dia 2-1: Black plays 1
Dia 2-2: and takes three stones!
Dia 2-3: Capturing three stones...
Note 1: Needless to say that being captured usually is
bad. There are numerous situations though where one
would sacrifice one or more stones just to gain an