American Go E-Journal

Member’s Edition: Yuan Zhou Workshop Game

Tuesday September 4, 2012


July 2012
Germantown, MD
White:  Anonymous 2d
Black:  Anonymous 6k
Commentary:  Yuan Zhou 7d
Game editors:  Bill Cobb, Chris Garlock, Myron Souris

In this game, Yuan Zhou explains the solutions to numerous practical middle game problems.  This game has a reverse komi of 7.5 points.  The 2 dan vs. 6 kyu pairing is unusual, but suitable for the workshop context.

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