Strike at the waist of the keima

  Difficulty: Intermediate   Keywords: Shape, Proverb

Strike at the waist of the keima is a proverb which advises to cut across(called tsukekoshi in Japanese) a keima.

  • See cut across for a technical treatment; across means at the far side from other stones one may have.
  • There was an early mistranslation of this proverb. While koshi in Japanese does mean waist, in tsukekoshi it is a verbal form meaning crossing over. See /Discussion

See also

More information regarding cutting of a keima can be found here:

Strike at the waist of the keima last edited by PJTraill on May 26, 2018 - 15:06
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