Questions tagged [counting]

Counting the score and remaining aware of score changes throughout the game. See also [tag:scoring].

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What is a good way to get used to counting points?

Being able to count is important - in the end, it's about the points. Does anyone have any tips to get used to counting during a game, little things that can speed it up or make it a little less ...
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Bridge - Counting and Visualising

Been playing Bridge for a couple of years now. Have improved in bidding, strategy and other stuff. But one place where there is no improvement is counting and visualising. At best, I can keep track ...
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How many points are won/lost during this exchange?

$$ six=two $$ -.a..... $$ -....... $$ -...OOOO $$ -4....XO $$ -1OOOOOX $$ -XOXXO.X $$ -2X5.XX. $$ -3...... $$ -------- White territory around a is safe. Move 2 and 4 can be swapped for identical ...
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How to evaluate this board situation under Japanese or European rules

In a game, the following board position remained after both parties passed: $$ ----------- $$ .XO.X.X.OX. $$ .XO.....OX. $$ .XOOOOOOOX. $$ .XXXXXXXXX. $$ ........... In the post game analysis it ...
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Using the edges of the board in Go

So I have another question about counting territory. $$ --------------------- $$ | . . . . . O w w w | $$ | . . . . . O w w w | $$ | . . . . . . O O O | $$ | . . . . . . . . . | $$ | . . . . . . ...
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Is this a correct way to count territory in Go (by Chinese rules)?

I am not sure if I misunderstood the territory counting rules of Go or simply I ran into a software bug. One of the Go programs I use counts territories like this. Would you explain me please why B6, ...
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How to count non fully walled territory?

I just started to learn Go. I still have some problems to properly understand how to count territory when the game has finished (by both players passing). For example, if the game ends in the ...
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Has black’s moyo already given them an advantage

Playing white against the Linux programme kigo1, I (c. 6 kyu) reached the following situation, which seems typical of my games with it: (unfortunately one can only put 10 moves in a diagram, so I have ...
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Cribbage counting a hand

If I have the following in cribbage : 8H, 8D, 9H, 9D, 10C I come up with 4 double runs 8H, 8D, 9H, 10C and 8H. 8D, 9D, 10C and 8H, 9H, 9D, ...