- Solid connection (simple connection), also called string connection
- Pole connection (staff connection)
Tactical connection is also called direct connection.
- Diagonal connection (kosumi)
- Bamboo joint (take fu)
- Trapezium shape
- Hanging connection (tiger's shape)
- Bridge under (watari)
- Box connection
- Keima protecting the cutting point
- Good eye potential
- Connecting by capturing
Note that this list and the list for strategic connection are incomplete.
- Knight's move
- Elephant jump
- Lion shape
- Underneath attachment
Currently indirect connection does not have subtypes but other cassifications like such referring to shapes can, of course, also be applied.