Descent

  Difficulty: Beginner   Keywords: Shape, Go term

Chinese: 立 (lý)
Japanese: 下がり or サガリ (sagari)
Korean: -

[Diagram]
Descent  

A descent is a stretch to or towards the edge of the board. W1 is a descent.

[Diagram]
Another descent  

So is B1 in this diagram.


Descent is often a useful tesuji and makes good shape. It may for example gain important liberties.

Examples

See also


Descent last edited by Unkx80 on November 21, 2008 - 22:03
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