American Go E-Journal

Member’s Edition: Lessons with Kaz: Common Mistakes

Tuesday June 23, 2020


Published in the June 23, 2020 edition of the American Go E-Journal.

This is a game between 1 kyu players.

In this lesson I’d like to emphasize the importance of learning a basic shape and a basic move. This is because if you learn them, you can use them in many other situations.

This commentary has a lot of useful information in the variations. So please be sure to check all the variations.

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. Kaz also has room for offline teaching.