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Table: Japanese go terms and their translations

This table is an attempt to list all go terms, Japanese or otherwise, used on this website, along with their English translations and sample diagrams.

Japanese termDirect translationEnglish termExample
chūbanmiddle gamemiddle game
decome outpush through
gotefollowing movegote (losing the initiative)
haicrawlcrawl (rarely also push)
hanejump …

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Table: Values of handicap stone settings

This continues tangentially from the ‘ranking system’s crisis’ post.

The handicap stone system is one of the most lauded features of go. Most purely skill-based board games such as chess and shōgi have to depend on seemingly arbitrary methods to even out a game between two players of different skill; for example in the case of chess, by …

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