American Go E-Journal

Member’s Edition: Guo Juan 5P on Eight Must-Know Shapes

Tuesday October 9, 2012


Commentary:  Guo Juan 5P
Game Editor:  Myron Souris
Published in the October 9, 2012 edition of the American Go E-Journal

With her usual clear and practical style, Guo Juan covers 8 commonly arising shapes that every avid go player should know.  Quoting Guo Juan:  “When we know more shapes, our games will become much easier.”

Learn more about Guo Juan 5P — a popular go teacher based in Amsterdam — on her website.

Play through each of the following 3 opening game sequences.