American Go E-Journal

Member’s Edition: Yuan Zhou on Keeping It Simple

Tuesday July 16, 2013


Workshop Game
Germantown, MD
June 16, 2013
White: Anonymous 5k
Black: Anonymous 6k
Commentary: Yuan Zhou 7d
Game editors:  Bill Cobb, Myron Souris

Published in the July 16, 2013 edition of the American Go E-Journal
Yuan Zhou shows why you should not let things get too complicated.  With his usual thoroughness, he also covers topics like the importance of liberty counting, tactical reading, avoiding “thank you” moves, and not “following the opponent”.

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 .