American Go E-Journal

Member’s Edition: Lessons with Kaz: Common Mistakes

Tuesday January 14, 2020


Published in the January 14, 2019 edition of the American Go E-Journal.

In this game commentary between 3 kyu players Kaz demonstrates how important good shape is to the long term strength of a group.

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 website at, including the advice column, and example problems Kaz also has room for offline teaching,