American Go E-Journal

Member’s Edition: Yuan Zhou on How Not to Play Moyo Style

Tuesday January 22, 2013


Workshop Game between anonymous kyu players
December 15, 2012
Germantown, MD
White: Anonymous 6k
Black: Anonymous 6k
Commentary: Yuan Zhou 7d
Game editors:  Bill Cobb, Myron Souris

In go, unlike most other games, making a mistake rarely means you won’t still have practical chances to win.  Yuan Zhou shows that in spite of White misplaying a moyo, White repeatedly has chances to turn the game around.

Yuan Zhou 7 dan 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 .