Don't Get Too Close

   

It has been suggested that the content of this page should be merged with don't attach when attacking, attack from a distance, don't touch weak stones.


When attacking a weak group, do not get too close.

Attaching is often too close; the proverb says "Dont Touch Weak Stones"

The closer you get, the more options your opponent has. In the case of the attachment, your opponent has more options because you have fewer liberties

[Diagram]
fugitive vs. meditation  

In this game, I am Black, and doing well. However, with B1, I get too close. a would be better. -meditation

Further analysis in the discussion.

tapir: Though, when trying to capture cutting stones stay close enough.


Don't Get Too Close last edited by Dieter on December 10, 2012 - 22:31
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