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Keeping the Initiative 先手

I’ve been watching videos about Go in an effort to learn the game. One of the terms, taken from Japanese, is “sente” (先手), or “initiative”. It stands in opposition to “gote” (後手), literally “after hand”, refers to having to place the “succeeding move”. This is an undesirable situation to be in. When your adversary has sente they are in control …

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