Heavy Examples

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Examples of the term, heavy.

Example 1

[Diagram]
White is heavy  

This example is from Go Seigen: 21st Century Go, vol. 1, p. 132. Go Seigen's comment: "The osae of W1 is really heavy."



Example 2

The 4-4 point diagonal attachment joseki is common in handicap games. B2 forces W3, which makes the white group heavy. If black+circle wasn't there, B2 would be a mistake. White would soon play an extension at or near black+circle and the the group would be strong instead of heavy.


Heavy Examples last edited by Dieter on August 2, 2007 - 18:43
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