American Go E-Journal

Member’s Edition: Yuan Zhou on Playing the Biggest Area

Tuesday November 5, 2013


Workshop Game
Germantown, MD
September 22, 2013
White:  Anonymous 5k
Black:  Anonymous 6k
Commentary:  Yuan Zhou 7d
SGF editors:  Bill Cobb, Myron Souris
Published in the November 5, 2013 edition of the American Go Journal

For this game between single digit kyu players, Yuan Zhou gives a tutorial on identifying and playing the biggest area on the board.  With his usual thoroughness, Yuan Zhou also points out important shape mistakes that every go player needs to know.

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 .