Archive for March, 2007
Black (Zhou Junxun) ended up sente in the complicated joseki in the lower left, so he invaded the upper-left corner in sente, and then played tengen to reduce White’s central influence. A fight started as White invaded Black’s moyo on the right soon after this.
It is about when to use and when to avoid kosumi-tsuke, and it is based on an article I wrote for a (now defunct) online Romanian Go journal couple of years ago. I think the motivation for the original article was the fact that I’m myself a kosumi-tsuke abuser – I tend to overplay it a lot. I’m recovering now It is longer than the normal lessons on 361points.com and it is more targeted towards fundamentals, I hope – both of which are requests made by users via the feedback system on the website. I hope you’ll find it useful!