The term territory oriented can apply to:
- a player's style, when (s)he tends to emphasize safe territory over outward influence, moyos, sente or other aspects of profit in Go.
- a play, with the same intentions as described above
- a position (such as an enclosure), having these same qualities
- Korean professional Go is often said to be territory oriented. Former top player Kobayashi Koichi's style was also called territory-oriented.
- Opening at the 3-3 point is territory-oriented.
- The outcome of the tsuke-hiki joseki is territory-oriented for one player. The attachment leading to it (or to the avalanche) is a territory-oriented play.