American Go E-Journal

Member’s Edition: Lessons with Kaz: Onion Tesuji (Part 5)

Tuesday June 19, 2012


Play through this partial game to find and solve several posed problems of varying difficulty.

A longtime contributor to the American Go E-Journal, former insei Kazunari Furuyama has returned with his popular EJ column, now in sgf files and re-named “Lessons with Kaz”. Kaz co-authored Kiseido’s “Get Strong at Joseki”, volumes 2 and 3 and is now teaching on KGS Plus.

Kaz plans to start “Kaz Go Services” soon, for yet another way to improve your game. Watch for developments. And see Kaz’s latest go advice on his blog at, or

In this game lesson, Kaz presents more practical examples of his Onion Tesuji, along with other helpful techniques, from which players of almost any strength can benefit.

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