American Go E-Journal

Member’s Edition: Yuan Zhou on Handling a Handicap

Tuesday June 17, 2014


Workshop Game
Germantown, MD
March 12, 2013
White: Yuan Zhou 7d
Black: Anonymous 2k
Commentary: Yuan Zhou 7d
Game editors:  Bill Cobb, Myron Souris
Published in the June 17, 2014 edition of the American Go Journal

In this six stone free placement teaching game, Yuan Zhou gives a lot of practical advice about how to play handicap go for both sides.  In addition, after diligently working out all the good reading exercises, you might find yourself a couple stones stronger.

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 .