American Go E-Journal

Member’s Edition: Yuan Zhou on a Workshop Game

Tuesday February 9, 2016


White: anonymous 2 kyu
Black: anonymous 4 kyu
Commentary: Yuan Zhou 7d
Game editors: Bill Cobb, Myron Souris
Published in the February 9, 2016 edition of the American Go E-Journal.

In this game commentary, along with his usual thorough coverage, Yuan Zhou gives good examples of what to do when behind – look for practical chances. Chances are good that you will have some. For example, play for complications to create attacks on weak groups. And when ahead, play defensively.

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 .