Very large knight's move

  Difficulty: Intermediate   Keywords: Go term

Chinese: 超大飞 (chao1 da4 fei1)
Japanese: 大大ゲイマ (daidai-geima)
Korean: -

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Very large knight's move  

A variety of knight's move which goes even one line further than the large knight's move. Such a move trades greater speed and reach for more vulnerability.

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Very large knight's move extension  

The very large knight's move is often a good extension along the side (J: dai-dai-geima-biraki).

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Very large knight's move approach  

The very large knight's move may also be used to approach a corner stone very loosely (J: dai-dai-geima-gakari).


A knight's move with four lines between the two stones would be called in Japanese: makadaidai or in Kanji, 摩訶大大 (Source: [ext] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maka_dai_dai_shogi)

It is not a go term though. Its use in shogi is due only to the fact that the people inventing the large variants were Buddhist priests. Maka is Sanskrit maha = big.


Very large knight's move last edited by 50.181.250.164 on May 16, 2016 - 02:23
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