Category: Mastery

The Offering »

The 1st phase of the play of Zhadu is known as the Horizon. This occurs before a player has made their first captured stone. The Offering consists of the initial placement of ones stones on the board and the moves before the first capture for a player. There are essentially five groups of opening positions […]

The Winding »

The pathways to remembering the Sharing are each filled with their distinct challenges. Outside the path of solely striving for the Stone of 4, there is one other pathway that is considered difficult as well – path of the Stone of 2. When a player chooses to capture the Stone of 2 as their first […]

The Horizon »

The 2nd phase of the play of Zhadu is known as the Horizon. This occurs after a player has made their first captured stone and thereby chosen their pathway to remembering the Sharing. The only path that occupies a unique place in the Horizon phase is when a player chooses to only capture the Stone […]