Keywords: Go term
Kikasare is a Japanese go term which means the converse, that is to say the passive form, of kikashi.
Literally, it means "made ineffective". A common phrase is "got pushed around".
Kikasare describes something that happened whereas kiai is an attribute. A player ends up being pushed around (kikasare) due to a lack of fighting spirit (kiai).
Kikasare Examples from Professional Play
Pros go to great lengths to avoid kikasare.
- Kikasare Example 1 - Takemiya - Ma