American Go E-Journal

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

Tuesday May 23, 2017


Published in the May 23, 2017 edition of the American Go E-Journal.

In this game between two of his 4-5 kyu students. Kaz covers more basic shape mistakes. One must-know shape appears regularly in players of all strengths, but Kaz shows with multiple examples how mid-kyu players, and even dan level players, regularly misplay the follow-up. Kaz even throws in a couple strong dan level tesuji problems to challenge everyone.

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, including the advice column and example problems.