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Double Approach 4-4 When Pincered Far

Lots of times when you approach a 4-4 point and your opponent pincers you, its time to call no joy and bug out. Aji remains behind and that's good enough. Being stubborn and not moving onto greener pastures can put a player significantly behind, and you don't want that! Well, unless you're [...]

By |October 20th, 2014|Mini-Series, Shorties|0 Comments

Double 3-4 Approach Fuseki

Here's a fuseki that's seen a lot. Your opponent approaching both of your 3-4 stones without finishing a joseki! Is it greed? Can you punish it? Better question, do you need to? What aji is left behind to take advantage of later?

Those are the questions you should really be asking...

By |October 20th, 2014|Mini-Series, Shorties|0 Comments