Thickness Examples
Table of contents | Table of diagrams Dosaku - Doetsu (chitetsu) pressing while middle is already occupied |
Some examples to show what thickness is and how it can be used:
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Thickness by Joseki
- Thickness Example 1
- Thickness Example 2
- Thickness Example 3
- Thickness Example 4
- Thickness Example 5
- Thickness Example 6
- Thickness Example 7
Dieter: All the above examples come from joseki and are possibly not a very good set of first examples to illustrate thickness (I think I've introduced them myself). Therefore:
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Other Thickness examples
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Thickness examples from games
White: Honinbo Dosaku
Black: Honinbo Doetsu
Result: B+3
Date: 1669-07-16,18
tderz Have a look at the (white) position after move 71!
Isn't it amazing?
Black has 3 corners and a twicefold access to the middle. Normal mortals would be at a loss in such a game position.
Eventually White lost by 3 points, yet it is impressive how he did.