American Go E-Journal

Member’s Edition: Yuan Zhou on a Dan Game

Tuesday September 1, 2020

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Commentary: Yuan Zhou 7d
Game editors: Bill Cobb, Myron Souris
Published in the September 1, 2020 edition of the American Go E-Journal.

In this dan level game with no komi, Yuan Zhou gives practical and easy to understand examples for planning for a ko, using thickness, and playing useful sente plays.

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 yuan.zhou@zhouyuan.com . This commentary is typical for Zhou, who has published several books, including such thorough commentaries of pro games at Slate & Shell (www.slateandshell.com).