Questions tagged [aesthetics]

For questions about aesthetic aspects of games, such as • why one may find one of two equally effective plays more satisfying • what, in the culture of the game, is regarding as the most pleasing way to use the equipment • what equipment looks best. Avoid questions that can only be answered with private opinions of community members: answers should be backed up by convention or tradition or other widely accepted criteria.

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What is “looking for a place to resign” in go?

In a number of commentaries on professional games I have read that one of the players was “looking for a place to resign”. My impression was that this meant that they considered the game lost, and ...
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