American Go E-Journal

Member’s Edition: Yuan Zhou on Middle Game Principles

Tuesday December 10, 2013


Workshop Game
Germantown, MD
October 13, 2013
White: Anonymous 3k
Black: Anonymous 3k
Commentary:  Yuan Zhou 7d
SGF editors:  Bill Cobb, Myron Souris
Published in the December 10, 2013 edition of the American Go Journal

In this lesson, Yuan Zhou covers early middle game principles based on playing with weak and strong groups.  As usual, Yuan Zhou also points out important shape mistakes and fighting techniques 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 .