Tower

   

Chinese: 台象 (ti xing)

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Tower  

It is not entirely clear how common the term "tower" is used for this three-stone formation, but the term "tower peep" references this shape as the "tower".

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Capping move  

The tower is commonly formed by a capping move which is a one-space jump from another one-space jump, like W1 in this diagram. It is often a technique to expand one's influence while applying pressure on the opponent.

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Tower peep  

One perceived weakness of the tower is the tower peep, especially when the white+circle stone is present. The tower peep is discussed extensively on its page.


Tower last edited by 202.156.180.188 on February 19, 2014 - 19:16
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