American Go E-Journal

Member’s Edition: Yuan Zhou on Chinese A League

Tuesday December 27, 2016


White: Zhou Ruiyang 9p
Black: Lee Sedol 9p
Commentary: Yuan Zhou 7d
Game editors: Bill Cobb, Myron Souris
Published in the December 27, 2016 edition of the American Go E-Journal.

With the iceberg-sized go knowledge that pros have, most players only see the tip. With his usual thorough insights, Yuan Zhou gives a glimpse into what is below the waterline in this battle between two of the strongest players in the world.

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 (