American Go E-Journal

Member’s Edition: Yuan Zhou on a Workshop Game

Tuesday March 3, 2015

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Commentary: Yuan Zhou 7d
Game editors: Bill Cobb, Myron Souris
Published in the March 3, 2015 edition of the American Go E-Journal.

In this game between single digit kyu players, Yuan Zhou details key strategic concepts that invariably arise in moyo vs. moyo games. On the other end of the spectrum, he emphasizes how the best laid moyo plans quickly go astray with weak tactical reading skills.

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 yuan.zhou@zhouyuan.com .