American Go E-Journal

Member’s Edition: Yuan Zhou Workshop Game

Tuesday July 24, 2012


Anonymous kyu players
May 2012
Germantown, MD
White:  Anonymous 5k
Black:  Anonymous 7k
Commentary: Yuan Zhou 7d
Game editor:  Myron Souris

In this 2 stone handicap game, Yuan Zhou emphasizes, with multiple examples, why you have to pay attention to the whole board when choosing a joseki.

Yuan Zhou is one of the strongest players in the US.  He has won many titles.  Zhou is also a popular teacher, lecturer, and author.  He lives in Germantown, MD, and can be reached at