Unilateral gote endgame
Unilateral sente endgame
No J, no C, K-¹Ì»ý(Ú±ßæ)
A state of stones that do not have a base or enough shape to make two eyes.
The Korean ¡®¹Ì»ý¡¯ literally means ¡®not alive yet.¡¯
Urgent point (area)
J-kyuba (ÐáíÞ), C-jichang (Ðá?)£¬K-±ÞÇÑ °÷
A point or an area which should be defended as soon as possible to avoid immense damage.
An ¡®urgent point¡¯ is related to a ¡®situation¡¯ while a ¡®vital point¡¯ is usually related to a ¡®shape.¡¯
There is a proverb saying ¡®the urgent point takes priority over the big point.¡¯
Cf. vital point
J-henka (?ûù), C-bianhua (?ûù)£¬K-º¯È
1. Sequences derived from a pattern.
2. Sequences that could have been played instead of the sequence actually played in a game.
J-kyusho(Ðáá¶), C-jisuo (Ðáá¶), K-±Þ¼Ò(Ðáá¶)
A point that is fatal to a group or a shape of stones.
Dia. 1 Dia. 2White 1 in Dia. 1 hits the vital point of the black group, while Black 1 in Dia. 2 hits the vital point of White¡¯s shape.
J-kabe (Ûú), C-qiangbi (?Ûú), K-º®
Stones facing the center or along a side that are solidly connected and stand in a row.
It has no cutting point, keeps the opponent from invading, and also has a lot of influence on other stones.
The White¡¯s shape in Dia. 1 can be said a ¡®wall.¡¯
Way of Go
J-kido (Ñ¤Ô³), C-qidao (Ñ¤Ô³), K-±âµµ(Ñ¤Ô³)
The proper attitude one must have in playing Go.
No J, C-guqi (ÍµÑ¤), K-°ï¸¶(ÍÝØ©)
A group in danger, having no adequate eye shape, and can easily be attacked.
The literal meaning of the Chinese ¡®guqi(ÍµÑ¤)¡¯ is ¡®orphan stones¡¯ and that of the Korean ¡®°ï¸¶(ÍÝØ©)¡¯ is ¡®suffering horse.¡¯
J-warikomi (ùÜ?), C-wa (?), K-³¢¿ì´Ù
To put a stone directly between two opponent¡¯s stones.
The Japanese ¡®warikomi¡¯ literally means ¡®to go in to divide,¡¯ the Chinese ¡®wa(?)¡¯ means ¡®to scoop out,¡¯ and the Korean ¡®³¢¿ì´Ù¡¯ means ¡®to insert.¡¯
The Chinese name for Go.
J-, C-liangyi zhangkai (?ìÏ??), K-¾ç³¯°³
A formation which extends to two adjacent sides from an occupied corner as shown in the diagrams below.
It is considered to have lots of potential to develop into a huge territorial framework.
Dia. 1 Dia. 2
J-, C-shengzhao (ãó·), K-½ÂÂø (ãó·)
A move that is evaluated as the cause of victory.
Win without counting
J-ñéäã(chuoshi), C-zhongpan sheng (ñé??)£¬K-ºÒ°è½Â (ÝÕÍªã)
A victory in which one player resigns before territorial counting begins.
J-tengen(ô¸êª), C-tianyuan (ô¸êª)£¬K-Ãµ¿ø (ô¸êª)
The star point on the center of the board, i.e. x in Dia. 1.
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