American Go E-Journal

Member’s Edition: Lessons with Kaz: Star Point Joseki

Tuesday September 23, 2014


Published in the September 23, 2014 edition of the American Go E-Journal.

Kaz covers key principles for the star point joseki and the elephant’s jump shape that even dan level players misplay. But the lesson is useful for players from 22 kyu to 2 dan.

A longtime contributor to the American Go E-Journal, former insei Kazunari Furuyama has returned with his popular EJ column, now in sgf files and re-named “Lessons with Kaz”. Visit his newly improved website at, including the advice column