Silkroad has an influence-oriented playing style and with 3 handicap stones he could go into his favorite kind of games; getting a lot of strength in the center, aiming to attack severely when the right timing comes.
In this game you will see how our teacher kept control over the center, opposing flexible stones to the strong groups of Silkroad. However he managed to pull up a very strong attack and you should fasten your seat belt for the final blow, where a huge capturing race started, leaving no other choice but to eat or to be the meal.
After this exiting game Guo Juan gave a review where she explains different tactics to build or reduce big Moyo and how to use thickness. Let’s give a huge thanks to her for offering a short bonus lecture after the game where she shows details about double pincers !
For those who missed the event, here it is below !
The game as KIU (SGF format):
The review and lecture :
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