American Go E-Journal

Member’s Edition: Lessons with Kaz: Common Mistakes

Tuesday December 8, 2020


Published in the December 8, 2020 edition of the American Go E-Journal.

In this game between low kyu players, Kaz confines the commentary up to the early middle game, while emphasizing the importance of basics. But Kaz shows some beautiful tesuji sequences that could easily arise even in mid-kyu games.

WANTED: Kaz is asking his readers for help with his website. See
“I’m looking for a go player and a website specialist, who can take care of my website when I need some help. I usually ask for help once a year or two years. I also need to ask him/her to find a server for me, for managing or changing my website easily when needed. In exchange I’ll teach go.”

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.