American Go E-Journal

Member’s Edition: Lessons with Kaz: Common Mistakes X

Tuesday February 21, 2017


Published in the February 21, 2017 edition of the American Go E-Journal.

In this game between low kyu players, Kaz continues to show with clear examples how playing correct shape moves not only is a strong way to play, but also makes you less likely to make follow-up mistakes from complications.

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 at, including the advice column, and example problems