American Go E-Journal

Member’s Edition: Yuan Zhou on a Dan-Kyu Game

Tuesday August 16, 2016


White: anon dan player
Black: anon kyu player
Commentary: Yuan Zhou 7d
Game editors: Bill Cobb, Myron Souris
Published in the August 16, 2016 edition of the American Go E-Journal.

In this reverse komi game between a dan and kyu player, Yuan Zhou’s trademarked breadth of commentary will find something useful for you to remember, no matter what your level. As an inspiration for all our games, Yuan Zhou shows that both players have numerous practical chances to turn the game around.

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 . This commentary is typical for Zhou, who has published several books, including such thorough commentaries of pro games at Slate & Shell (