[Pachi] Ethics of passing?

jonathan chetwynd jay at peepo.com
Sat Jan 21 23:45:03 CET 2012


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half an eye on the server, noted that white kept passing in early middle game...

seems hard to imagine how passing actual improves the chance of winning during middle game,
explain please?

though in fact it is excellent teaching strategy imho

Jonathan
 
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