American Go E-Journal

Member’s Edition: Yuan Zhou on Kyu Cornucopia

Tuesday May 7, 2013


Workshop Game
Germantown, MD
White:  anonymous 5k
Black:  anonymous 6k
Commentary:  Yuan Zhou 7d
Game editors:  Bill Cobb and Myron Souris
Published in the May 7, 2013 edition of the American Go E-Journal

In this kyu game Yuan Zhou, with his usual thoroughness, covers numerous topics:  the importance of move order in the opening, the use of dead stones, connection tactics, and a couple tsumego problems for good measure.

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 is a reverse komi game (7.5 points).