Corners, then sides, then center

  Difficulty: Introductory   Keywords: Opening, Proverb
  • Making life, a base or territory is supported by a player's stones and the edges of a board.
  • It takes only two walls of stones to surround territory in the corners, and three on the sides, compared to four in the center
[Diagram]
Corner territory & eyes  

8 stones, 16 points

two eyes requires at least 6 stones

[Diagram]
Side territory & eyes  

8 stones, 8 points

2 eyes requires at least 8 stones

[Diagram]
Center territory & eyes  

8 stones, 4 points

2 eyes requires at least 10 stones


See also



Corners, then sides, then center last edited by RobertJasiek on January 30, 2012 - 07:27
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