American Go E-Journal

Member’s Edition: Yuan Zhou on Reading Practice

Tuesday February 4, 2014


Workshop Game
Germantown, MD
December 15, 2013
White:  anonymous 3k
Black:  anonymous 3k
Commentary:  Yuan Zhou 7d
Game editors:  Bill Cobb, Myron Souris
Published in the February 4, 2014 edition of the American Go Journal

In this game between strong kyu players, Yuan Zhou patiently guides the reader through quite a few reading mistakes.  Even dan players will find this tutorial a rigorous test of their reading prowess.  Amazingly, the game ends in a half point win!

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 .