American Go E-Journal

Member’s Edition: Guo Juan 5P on 2014 Cuban Championship

Tuesday February 10, 2015


White: Carlos Alberto Prez Palacio 5d
Black: Orlando Mederos Trujillo 5d
Commentary: Guo Juan 5P
Game Editor: Myron Souris
Published in the February 10, 2015 edition of the American Go E-Journal

In this game from the finals of the 2014 Cuban Championship, Guo Juan 5P details the strategic importance of looking beyond tactical fighting to recognize vital points. In addition, she further entertains the reader with side variations of two trick plays (and correct responses) that you’ll probably be looking to spring on your next opponent.

Learn more about Guo Juan 5P — a popular go teacher based in Amsterdam — on her website: