High approach

    Keywords: Opening, Joseki
[Diagram]
Approach to 3-4 point  

A corner approach which is on the fourth line, and is one space away in a straight line from the stone that is approached, is called in full a one-space high corner approach (or ikken takagakari in Japanese). This diagram shows such an approach to a 3-4 point.

Many joseki follow from this move. See 3-4 point josekis for a comprehensive listing.

[Diagram]
Kakari to 4-4 point  

... and this diagram to a 4-4 point.


High approach last edited by Malcolm on January 8, 2020 - 09:55
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