American Go E-Journal

Member’s Edition: Guo Juan 5P on the Importance of Correct Shape

Tuesday July 9, 2013


White:  David Lu 6d
Black:  Aaron Ye 5d
Commentary: Guo Juan 5P
Game Editor:  Myron Souris
Published in the July 9, 2013 edition of the American Go E-Journal

In this crucial game in the Junior Division of the Redmond Cup, Guo Juan 5P shows the long-lasting impact of making correct/incorrect shape moves.  The game-deciding titanic life and death battle starts with just one stone, but the lone egg hatches and grows into a dragon stretching across the entire board.

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