Corner approach

    Keywords: Opening

Chinese: 挂角 (gua4 jiao3)
Japanese: カカリ (in kanji, 掛かり) (kakari)
Korean: 걸침

Corner approach against 3-4 point  

A corner approach is a move played as an approach to a single opposing stone in the corner. B1 here is such a move.

The Japanese go term that describes a corner approach is kakari, and is adopted by the English-speaking go community.

Some people prefer the term approach move, but that is also used to describe an extra move needed when attacking a group.


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Corner approach last edited by Zaghyang on April 16, 2023 - 10:34
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