Star Points

Some articles on star points, points, point:

Rules Of Go - Optional Rules - Compensation - Handicap
... Traditionally, the hoshi ("star points") -- strategically important intersections marked with small dots—are used to place these handicap stones ... On the 19 × 19 board, there are nine star points at the four 4-4 points in the corners, at the four 4-10 points along the sides, and one at the 10-10 point (the centre of the board ... Smaller boards such as the 13 × 13 and 9 × 9 also have star points ...

Famous quotes containing the words points and/or star:

    Wonderful “Force of Public Opinion!” We must act and walk in all points as it prescribes; follow the traffic it bids us, realise the sum of money, the degree of “influence” it expects of us, or we shall be lightly esteemed; certain mouthfuls of articulate wind will be blown at us, and this what mortal courage can front?
    Thomas Carlyle (1795–1881)

    ...indeed, star differs from star in glory.
    Bible: New Testament, 1 Corinthians 15:41.