American Go E-Journal

Member’s Edition: Lessons with Kaz: Hitting the Head of 2 Stones

Friday September 25, 2015

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Published in the September 22, 2015 edition of the American Go E-Journal.

Kaz continues with understanding basic shapes mainly for kyu players, but also for dan players’ review. With numerous examples, Kaz stresses a couple extremely important points: maximize your stone placement efficiency, and pay attention to your opponent’s shape before you play at the head of 2 stones.

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, including the advice column, and example problems.