American Go E-Journal

Member’s Edition: Yuan Zhou on a Teaching Game

Tuesday September 8, 2015

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White: 7 dan
Black: 1 dan
Commentary: Yuan Zhou 7d
Game editors: Bill Cobb, Myron Souris
Published in the September 8, 2015 edition of the American Go E-Journal.

In this 4 stone handicap teaching game with a 1 dan, Yuan Zhou gives a classic lesson on how an accumulation of non-fatal errors can slowly erase the handicap advantage. But all the principles Yuan Zhou covers here apply to your even games as well.

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 .