Tesuji

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Chinese: 手筋 (shŏujīn)
Japanese: 手筋 (tesuji)
Korean: 맥 or 脈 (Maek)

A tesuji 手筋 is a clever play, the best play in a local position, a skillful move, a special tactic. Tesujis come in all forms and shapes, some are more known than others. See good play for other ways of being complimentary. See suji or technique for more.

Table of contents

Types of Tesuji

Capturing

Kageyama says "If you want to capture stones, hold up two fingers and say to yourself: 'Can I capture with the net?' and 'Can I capture with the ladder?'"

There are many other capturing tesuji:

Attacking

General cases of clever attack. These plays often help to make a capture.

Defending

Winning race.

Making eyes or eye-space

Shortage of Liberties Tesuji

Miai Tesuji

Shape Tesuji

Yose Tesuji

Miscellaneous

Tesuji exercises

Books

See also


Tesuji last edited by 154.16.149.74 on April 20, 2018 - 10:01
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